News & Events

  • The student filmmakers of Filmmaking 1 FS31 will premiere their work on Friday, March 9th at 7 PM in the Loew Theater, Black Family Visual Arts Center.  In addition to digital films, four 16mm films will be projected as well.  Don't miss this tour-de-force of beginning filmmakers!

  • A reception for Windows, an exhibition featuring the winners from the first Digital Lab student competition, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018, Digital Lab, Room 109, Black Family Visual Arts Center.  Please come by and enjoy refreshements and some beautiful student work.

  • The students of FS41/ANTH12: Ethnographic Film will premiere their works in the Loew Theater Wednesday night at 7 PM.  

    Ethnographic film crosses the boundaries of academic anthropology and popular media. This course will address the construction of meaning in ethnographic films in relation to the parallel concerns of anthropology. We will consider approaches to film style, the relation of visual media to ethnographic representation, and the challenges visual forms pose to written...

  • The students of the Film and Media Studies Los Angeles program began wrapping up their term with a terrific event with industry alums including Chris Miller '97 and Phil Lord '97, Dan Gilroy '81 and John Gilroy '81, and Jethro Rothe-Kushel '03.  Take a look at the wonderful "Humans of Hollywood" on Instagram, a class project that brings the real people of Los Angeles to life.

  • Every winter, 12–15 students in the Film Studies “Group Documentary” class collaborate to write, shoot and edit a short film on a chosen topic. The annual screening of this finished project has become an enormously popular spotlight on student work at Dartmouth. Past classes have picked their subjects from locals in the community: bear-behavior expert Ben Kilham, comedian and sex-educator Cindy Pierce and Gospel Choir maestro Walt Cunningham. This year, the group chose to profile Grassroot...

  • The Winter 2018 session of the Department of Film & Media Studies FSP program is under way in Los Angeles.  Students have been working with Hilary Prentice '01, participated in an LA Murals walking tour (meeting Robert Vargas, who is painting the largest single mural in the world...

  • Barry Jenkins, writer-director of the Academy Award winning film Moonlight, discussed his work on the Spaulding stage and later in the Black Family Visual Arts Center with film students.  Read more about this wonderful visit in the Dartmouth News, and The Dartmouth.

  • Professor Jeffrey Ruoff will be the special guest at a screening of Algérie du Possible at Marlboro College on February 7th at 7PM.  The screening will be followed by a discussion with the films director, Viviane Candas.


  • Professor Mary Flanagan joined cultural leaders from around the world, presenting "Game-Changers: Playing Games for Good" as well as joining the panel "Putting Jobs Out of Work" at the World Economic Forum's 48th annual meeting in Davos,...

  • The 21st season of creator Bruce Posner's Ciné Salon will begin January 22nd, hosted at Hanover's Howe Library.  The series will feature "Brakhage at Dartmouth", an evening featuring the work of experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage and his time at Dartmouth (led by filmmaker Nora Jacobson).

    Read more about this exciting series in The Dartmouth, and see the full program of events ...