Travis Wilkerson Screening / Live Performance of “Los Angeles Red Squad” and Post-Realism Seminar #7

Two events featuring award-winning filmmaker Travis Wilkerson: LOS ANGELES RED SQUAD A live performance/screening/discussion of the first two volumes of Wilkerson’s new film series Tuesday March 3, 2015 Premiering at the International Film Festival of Marseilles, Los Angeles Red Squad seeks to trace the early activities of the Red Squad section of the Los Angeles municipal police, under […]

Lucien Castaing-Taylor Screening of “Leviathan” and Post-Realism Seminar #5

Screening and Discussion of  LEVIATHAN (co-directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel, 87 min, 2012)   Monday April 21, 2014 7 PM | Communications 150 / Studio C FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Sponsored by Porter College, Film & Digital Media, Center for Documentary Arts and Research, and Anthropology Department One of the most acclaimed films […]

Joshua Oppenheimer Screening of “The Act of Killing” and Post-Realism Seminar #3

THE ACT OF KILLING (director’s cut) Public Screening and Q&A with filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer co-sponsored by Film + Digital Media and Porter College Thursday, January 30, 2014 – 7:30pm – 10:30pm Communications 150 (Studio C) “I have not seen a film as powerful, surreal, and frightening in at least a decade… It is unprecedented in the history […]

Lynne Sachs Screening of “Your Day is My Night” and Post-Realism Seminar #2

YOUR DAY IS MY NIGHT  Monday, November 18, 2013 7 PM | Communications 150 (Studio C) In this provocative, hybrid documentary, the audience joins a present-day household of immigrants living together in a shift-bed apartment in the heart of Chinatown. Seven characters (ages 58-78) play themselves through autobiographical monologues, verité conversations, and theatrical movement pieces. Retired seamstresses […]