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 […]
Wu Wenguang, one of China’s leading independent documentary makers, and artists Zhang Mengqi, Li Xinmin, Zou Xueping from the Caochangdi Workshop in Beijing visit UCSC, screen some of the works they have made and participate in a CDAR group seminar.
David James lecture: “Their Satanic Majesties’ Movies: The Rolling Stones in Cinema”
followed by Q & A, moderated by Prof. Jonathan Kahana
Tuesday April 29, 2014
Screening of Larry Andrews’ “OwnerBuilt” followed by a roundtable discussion with the artist in discussion with Soraya Murray, Derek Murray and Eric Porter.
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 […]
Visiting Artist Elisabeth Subrin screened recent works and led a “Post-realism” seminar.
“Goodbye Gauley Mountain” post-screening discussion with Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle
moderated by Prof. Rick Prelinger
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 […]
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 […]
The Motherhood Archives (dir. Irene Lusztig, 2013)
Post-screening discussion with the filmmaker and Felicity Schaeffer (Feminist Studies), Nancy Chen (Anthropology), and Jenny Horne (Film & Digital Media).