News & Events

  • Legendary film historian and preservasionist David Shepard has passed away at the age of 76.

    Mr. Shepard's career was celebrated here at Dartmouth College's Loew Auditorium (Black Family Visual Arts Center) in November of 2016 at a 3 hour event hosted by Bruce Posner (with Professor Mark Williams) as part of his Cine-Salon series.  The evening included tributes to David from film history &...

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  • Tiltfactor Labs, the game design group led by Professor Mary Flanagan, will be featured during Winter Term in the Film & Media Studies Gallery (2nd Floor, Atrium, Black Family Visual Arts Center).  The interactive exhibit describes what Tiltfactors mission is as well as how the games they design come into being.  Several games are on display, to be explored and enjoyed by visitors.  The exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 9 AM through 5 PM.

  • Emmy Award-nominated duo Ricki Stern ’87 and Annie Sundberg ’90 explore the deeply personal stories of three families of bombing survivors in Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing, which will premiere November 21st on HBO.  Read more about the filmmakers, the film, and their Dartmouth alum crew, in Kristin Maffei's ...

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  • Tiltfactor Labs opened its doors to the public on Wednesday November 9th, presenting a myriad of game systems and discussing the theories behind them.

  • Students of Film Studies 35 Animation will present their works on Tuesday, November 15th at 7PM in the Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center

  • Don't miss this night of student documentaries produced in Film Studies 30 Documentary Video on Wednesday, November 9th at 7PM in the Loew Theater, Black Family Visual Arts Center

  • Dartmouth's game design and research lab invites the community to visit their space and play games created at Tiltfactor: web games, card games- even room escape games!  Tiltfactor will also debut their two new crowdsourcing projects: Crowded Dungeon and r-kive.  

    The event will be from 4:30 to 6:30 PM on Wednesday, November 9th in Room 246, Black Family Visual Arts Center.

    Email or call with any questions about the event: [email protected]

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  • Famed DVD producer and silent classics historian David Shepard will speak on his tireless work to preserve world cinema. Recent restorations by Shepard include Raoul Walsh’s early gangster saga, Regeneration (1915) with Philip Carli’s piano music, all of Chaplin’s Essanay and Mutual comedies, and Masterworks of American Avant-Garde Experimental Film 1920-1970.

    Films to be screened include Regeneration (1915) Raoul Walsh 73 min; Police (1915) Charles...

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  • Amherst College scholar rethinks female authorship using Hollywood actress turned producer-director Lupino’s first release. The film follows in flashback a wayward mother’s journey through an unwanted pregnancy. A forbidden subject for movies prior to Lupino’s effort to expand awareness of women’s issues, such as rape, bigamy and male dominance.

    This talk will be held Monday, October 31st, 7 PM at the Howe Library in Hanover NH.  This event is free and open to the public, part of the...

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  • Film and Video Colorist Jamie Dickinson will lead a workshop in the Visual Arts Center's Digital Lab on October 25 at 5PM.  Don't miss this opportunity to learn how color dynamically enhances the impact of visual media.

    About Jamie:

    Highly versatile online editor and colorist with experience in graphics, compositing, grading, film and DI. In recent years he's handled everything from 35mm film scans to Canon 5DmkII, HDCam-EX, Alexa and RED files. He's delivered programs for...

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