News & Events

  • Dartmouth College's Media Ecology Project (MEP) has received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Advancement office to research and publish a diverse set of perspectives on critical films from the late 19th and early 20th century. This research will be led by Prof. Mark Williams (Dartmouth Film & Media Studies), an expert in film and media studies, and Dr. John P. Bell (Dartmouth Research Information, Technology, and Consulting), an expert on digital...

  • Jason Mittell, professor of Film & Media Culture at Middlebury College and founder of their Digital Liberal Arts program, will speak at the Black Family Visual Arts Center's Screening Room 001 (through the lobby to the right and down the stairs) on Monday, December 3rd from 4 - 6 PM.

  • Madeline Donahue '20 will premiere her short student film "One for the Road" on Friday, November 16th at 4:00 PM in the Black Family Visual Arts Center's Screening Room 001.  The screening will be followed by a short Q & A session with the director and cast members

  • The student filmmakers of Film Studies 31 will premiere their final films Wednesday night, November 14th, at 7 PM in the Black Family Visual Arts Center's Loew Auditorium.  Don't miss these compelling student narratives- including 3 films to be screened in their original 16mm format!

  • Directed by Dept of Film & Media Studies Professor Samantha Davidson Green, the award-winning Thrasher Road will screen on Thursday, November 8th at 7:30 PM- followed by a Q&A session. Shot on location in 20 states across the U.S and starring Upper Valley actors Allison Fay Brown and Christian Kohn, this charming road movie offers a father-daughter love story about mending a brokenhearted past.  Tickets available...

  • Don't miss this free public screening of the 2018 Edinburgh Film FSP final videos 7-8pm, Weds., Oct. 17 in Loew in the BFVAC.  Students on this foreign study program made short fiction films as well as original music videos with Edinburgh bands. The hour-long screening will be followed by aQ&A with the FSP students.


  • Every night through the month of September, Professor Jodie Mack's Posthaste Perennial Pattern has been featured as part of the Times Square Arts Alliance's wonderful program Midnight Moment.  Posthaste Perennial Pattern fuses synthetic floral fabrics in a stop-motion animation that pulsates as if capturing a garden in bloom within a single...

  • Amanda Herz '18 and her advisor Professor Jeffrey Ruoff were profiled in the issue of Dartmouth's online 3D Magazine (page 32).  In it they discuss Dartmouth's Social Impact Fellowship program, Amanda's thesis project based on a linguistics phenomenon, and her Fullbright scholarship in South Korea.

  • Professor Jodie Mack's latest feature-length film The Grand Bizarre premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept 8th (with addtional screenings on the 9th and 10th). Five years in the making, THE GRAND BIZARRE is a constellation and unorthodox weave of components and systems of language, music, and textiles in the age of global capital. TGB has already received reviews from publications like ...

  • Professor Jodie Mack, "one of the most imaginative, hardest-working, and all-around best filmmakers in the game, experimental or otherwise" is interviewed by Blake Williams in the Fall 2018 issue of Cinema Scope.  In addition, she was interviewed about her new film The Grand Bizarre for Film Comment and...