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 — […]

CAMERAPERSON screening and POST REALISM SEMINAR #17 with filmmaker Kirsten Johnson

Monday May 20, 2019 7 PM Communications 150 (Studio C) CAMERAPERSON with filmmaker KIRSTEN JOHNSON co-sponsored by Porter College and Film + Digital Media Documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson (Citizenfour, Fahrenheit 9/11) has spent decades traveling the world, amassing a treasure trove of footage that she has assembled into an insightful, visually bold memoir about the […]

TRIPLE CONSCIOUSNESS an evening with filmmaker Akosua Adoma Owusu

Monday October 8, 2018 7 PM Communications 150 (Studio C) An evening of short films by Akosua Adoma Owusu co-sponsored by Porter College and Film + Digital Media The politics of representation depends on dismantling monolithic, reductive, and “Western”-centric renderings of exoticism and otherness in identities. This presentation looks at work by filmmaker Akosua Adoma […]