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  • Alex Stockton '15 will screen his film Transient at 8:30 PM in the Loew Auditorium on April 24th.  The film follows an undocumented immigrant, deported from the only home he's ever known, who risks everything to make it back across the border, will be followed by a Q&A with the writer/director.

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  • Filmmaker Saul Levine will screen and discuss his avant-garde experimental approach to small-gauge 8mm film and video making. He has inspired generations of upcoming young filmmakers as a professor advocate at MassArt Boston and lectures widely, most recently receiving the Stan Brakhage Vision Award at the Denver International Film Festival.

    “The foremost dissenting filmmaker in America.” —P. Adams Sitney

    FILMS: The Big Stick/An Old...

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  • For more than a century—dating as far back as 1907, when the first German-language film publications were first established—Filmkritik (criticism, historiography, all manner of cultural discourse on cinema) has been a prized form of expression, a thriving intellectual, journalistic, and professional enterprise.

    Highlighting the transatlantic dimension of film criticism, Dartmouth College will host a group of highly respected scholars, archivists, curators, print and online...

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  • Professor Mary Flanagan has been named one of 30 inaugural fellows of the Higher Education Video Game Alliance.  The HEVGA fellows program recognizes senior scholars in the games field who have made significant contributions in design, theory, or research.  Read more about Professor Flanagan and this honor in Dartmouth...

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  • Filmmaker Lewis Klahr will introduce and discuss his film Sixty-Six in Screening Room 001 of the Black Family Visual Arts Center on April 3rd at 7PM.  Hailed "one of the 10 best films of 2015," the feature-length animation Sixty Six is "a digital collage that sits at the intersection of mass culture and myth. Klahr masterly combines found images and sounds culled from old comics, ads, magazine layouts, songs and noises to form “an archaeology of the American unconscious.”...

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  • The students of FS36 Television Production have been hard a work writing and producing the pilot episode of a new TV Series: The Colonial Club.  The premiere will be held in the Loew Theater of the Black Family Visual Arts Center at 7 PM.  This screening will be preceded by a reception that will begin at 6:30 in the BFVAC atrium.  Immediately following the screening, the class will be available for a Q&A session.  

    The Colonial Club will be broadcast at 8:00 PM on DarTV on channel...

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  • "Mack, 33, has produced about 35 handmade films, which have screened at the New York Film Festival, earned coverage in The New York Times and taken her as far afield as Australia and China to perform—she sings and raps live as her films run." Read more about Professor Mack in this...

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  • Professor Flanagan's work "Help Me Know The Truth" (funded by The Leslie Center), is being featured in the Monsters of the Machine show at the Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial in Gijón, Spain.  You can view a video of Professor Flanagan explaining her project at the center's...

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  • Film Studies 36: Television Production is seeking actors as they begin production of their very own television series episode.  Production will begin on Friday, February 24th, and conclude one week later, in time to air the finished show on Wednesday, March 8th.  The auditions will be held on Friday, February 17th at 3PM, Saturday, February 18th at 1PM, and Monday, February 20th at 5PM in Studio 106 of the Black Family Visual Arts Center.

    "The Colonial Club", a pilot (the first...

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  • Ricki Stern '87 spent the afternoon with Film & Media Studies students discussing her past films as well as Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing, which screened that evening in the Loew Theater (Black Family Visual Arts Center).  The film premiered on HBO in November of last year.

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