SPECIAL VIRTUAL SCREENING and workshop with Cecilia Aldarondo and Lale Namerrow Pastor

Friday April 24, 11 AM – 1 PM Details will be provided to registered participants During the workshop, we will discuss the US colony of Puerto Rico as a fertile case study for unpacking a multitude of intersecting socio-political forces–disaster capitalism, colonialism, austerity, climate change, and popular protest–that are directly relevant to the current pandemic. […]

A MOON FOR MY FATHER with filmmaker Mania Akbari + POST-REALISM SEMINAR #19

Monday, February 24, 2020, 7 PM | Communications 150 (Studio C) A Moon for My Father (US Premiere) screening and discussion with MANIA AKBARI in person *** preceded by brief teach-in about the UCSC COLA STRIKE*** Mania Akbari collaborates with British sculptor Douglas White to coin a tender fusion of language, where a meeting of […]

THE AMERICAN SECTOR (preview screening) with filmmaker Courtney Stephens

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7 PM |Communications 150 (Studio C) The American Sector PREVIEW SCREENING with COURTNEY STEPHENS The American Sector (2020, 67 min., co-directed with Pacho Velez) is a timely feature documentary that documents large panels of the Berlin Wall (30 years after its fall) around America, visiting sites where remnants have been installed as monuments — […]

SCREENING PROGRAM and POST REALISM SEMINAR #18 with filmmaker Kelly Sears

Monday, November 18, 2019, 7 PM |Communications 150 (Studio C) we didn’t know anything of the real fever down here an evening with KELLY SEARS co-sponsored by Porter College and Film + Digital Media This hour-long program contains films that address the tensions between the failed and the fantastic.  Animated photographic and cinematic documents are […]