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Cinema Studies and Libraries Receive Grant

Oct. 8, 2021

We are making moves in the world of media archiving and preservation work! " The $188k grant will help develop curricula to give undergraduates hands-on experiences in film archiving and preservation." "The University of Colorado (CU) Boulder Libraries Rare and Distinctive Collections has partnered with the Department of Cinema Studies...

Image of the planet earth from from Jeanne Liotta, “My Mind of Universes Erupting Continuously,” 2021, 80 looping handmade 35mm slide projection installation

Faculty in Action: Jeanne Liotta

Oct. 8, 2021

Jeanne Liotta (Associate Professor, Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts) has a Solo exhibition at the Microscope Gallery, NYC, The World is a Picture of The World , featuring a new body of work incorporating drawing, collage, photography, and projection that are inspired by and often include among their materials...

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Student Award Showcase Fall 2021

Sept. 7, 2021

On Monday September 13th, join the CU Cinema Studies department in celebrating the winners of the Grillo Awards from the Spring 2021 production courses! Come out and support your classmates and fellow filmmakers. Show starts at 7:00pm in the VAC 1B20 auditorium. Admission is Free. The award is made possible...

CROSSROADS 2021 film festival poster

Faculty and Alumni Screening at CROSSROADS '21

Sept. 2, 2021

CINE Associate Professor Erin Espelie and CINE MFA Alumni Emily Van Loan each have a film showing in SF Cinem athequ e's CROSSROADS 2021 ! The festival features 61 works of film and video by 66 artists representing 22 countries and territories presented in 9 curated programs. Watch Erin and...

Promotional poster for the program, titled "On Fire in a Body of Water" then underneath, North American Landscape through experimental film then underneath it has the names of the filmmakers, Emma Piper-Burket, Jonathan Schwartz, Jessica Bardsley, Christin Turner, Kathleen Rugh, Thirza Cuthand, Sky Hopinka, Robert Todd, Eileen Roscina, Lukas Marxt, Emma Piper-Burket, Noah Rosenberg

"On Fire in a Body of Water" North American Landscape through Experimental Film

July 20, 2021

Mountains are burning, two children climb through the riverbed over slippery stones, cattle owners trim and soap their most prized steers for the show, something has turned a body of water into a boneyard. Taking its name from a poem by the late filmmaker Jonathan Schwartz, On Fire in a...

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Alumni premiere: FLYING BOAT

July 9, 2021

ASPEN, COLO. - July 8, 2021 - As if the skies adorned with thousands of sleek aircraft making their way to the largest aviation event were not enough to set the stage for the industry’s most prominent week (The 68 th EAA AirVenture Fly-in at Oshkosh, WI), add to the...

a group of Aspen trees with the eyeballs in the bark and a dancer running through them.

Faculty in Action: Kelly Sears and Laura Conway

July 7, 2021

Professor Kelly Sears directed and created a new music video for Sleater-Kinney’s "High In The Grass", a colorful and surreal ode to radical empathy and collective care. It is one of many of her inventive and affecting works. Watch it here . How did the collaboration with Sleater-Kinney begin? I...

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Department Commencement Ceremony

April 19, 2021

The CINE department commencement ceremony will be virtually live-streamed on our social platforms. More details in the article!

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Graduate Student Showcase

April 13, 2021

On April 26th, at 7:00pm, join us in celebrating the work of the Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts' graduate student work! Filmmakers include McKenzie Blake, Emily Van Loan, Eileen Roscina, and Madeline Plumley.

Alex Rivera

First Person Cinema - Alex Rivera

March 10, 2021

First Person Cinema Welcomes Alex Rivera - (Rescheduled for Wednesday night, 3/17) For borders to be enforced as sites of social and material control, there must always be an accompanying system of visual production. Today, that system includes drones, infrared cameras, biometrics, and more. For over twenty-five years Alex Rivera...