Past Events

Eyewash Screening Featuring Dan Streible!

Dan Streible joined NYU Cinema Studies in 2006 after nine years at the University of South Carolina. He teaches film history, documentary, and curating, and works with the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation master's program. He is the author of Fight Pictures (2008) and coeditor of Emile de Antonio: A Reader (2000) and Learning with the Lights Off:  Educational Film in the United States (2011).  Streible has also published research on the history of movie exhibition, amateur filmmaking, nontheatrical film, and moving image preservation.  Since 1999, he has organized the biennial Orphan Film Symposium, bringing together archivists, academics and artists to save, study and screen neglected films. Additionally, he programmed the 2011 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Sonic Truth. Streible will showcase a sampling of shorts the NYU Orphan Film Project has helped preserve: animation, experimental, amateur, outtake, documentary, and other neglected (i.e., "orphan") films.

 

7 PM Thursday February 2nd
Loew Auditorium- Free Admission!

Eyewash Screening Featuring Xander Marro!

Xander Marro (American b. 1975) is a fake scientist/olde style tinker residing at the dirt palace; a feminist cupcake encrusted netherworld located along the dioxin filled banks of the Woonasquatucket river (which is to say in Providence, RI USA). From this post she makes movies, puppet shows, prints and phone calls. Her adventures underground have included curating the "Movies with Live Soundtracks" film series and performing in various theatrick/musical formats as one of the variety of her alter egos (Madame Von Temper Tantrum, Lady Long Arms, Lil Blood-n-Guts, Madame Von Malt Liquor etc.) Of recent days she has gotten herself deep into the wild world of community organizing around neighborhood social justice and human rights issues. Marro will present a collection of short movies made over 15 years in Providence RI.

Digital Dartmouth Lecture Series featuring Cathy Davidson

At 5 pm, January 26, 2012 at Filene Auditorium in Moore Hall, renowned humanities scholar Cathy Davidson will discuss her latest book, "Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn," and explore implications for Dartmouth and higher education.

5 PM Thursday, January 26th
Filene Auditorium

Tiltfactor Lab Open House

Tiltfactor Lab Open House!
Come greet the new year with the folks behind Dartmouth's Game Research Lab for an open house! Play video games and board games! Meet our student designers, staff, and founder Mary Flanagan-- and play even more games!
We'll also be showing POX for iPad and prototypes for our gender stereotyping and STEM field-related games, and we'll discuss our new after school programs in Lebanon! We'll play XBOX Kinect games and eat Thai food!
Huzzah!

Wednesday, January 18, 4-7 PM

EYEWASH: Experimental Film and Video Series to be held in Loew Theater this winter!

Named after one of the lyrical abstract films of Robert Breer, the EYEWASH screening series invites contemporary filmmakers and curators to present programs of short films. Free and open to the public, each evening will consist of a shorts program followed by a Q and A with the guest. EYEWASH is co-sponsored by the Dartmouth department of Film and Media Studies; the Hood Museum of Art; and Hopkins Center Film. EYEWASH was created by Jodie Mack, Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies. 

Check out this article in The D for more information.

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