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Film Screening and Discussion: Granito

December 10, 2016IASEvents0

Film Screening and Discussion: Granito Saturday, December 10, 2016, 4:30pm St. Anthony Main Theater Tickets can be purchased here Granito: How to Nail a Dictator is a story of destinies joined by Guatemala’s past and of a documentary intertwined with a nation’s turbulent history that emerges as an active player in the present. The characters […]

Masterclass: Human Rights Filmmaking

December 9, 2016IASEvents0

Masterclass: Human Rights Filmmaking Friday, December 9, 2016, 1:30 – 4:00 pm Mondale Hall Room 25 Free and open to the public, but please register by emailing nguye386@umn.edu Paco de Onis & Pamela Yates of Skylight Pictures will give a crash course on what it means to be a human rights media organization. They will […]

Memory Works: Documenting Legacies of a ‘Forgotten War’

Memory Works: Documenting Legacies of a ‘Forgotten War’ Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. Filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem screens three short films that touch on the legacies of the Korean War from the perspective of a divided family, […]

We Rock Long Distance: Screening & Discussion with Justin Schell. May 7, 2015

May 7, 2015IASEvents0

We Rock Long Distance Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 pm Best Buy Theater, Northrop A free screening and discussion with director Justin Schell Come celebrate the end of the semester with a free screening of Justin Schell’s We Rock Long Distance. Justin is a CSDS graduate whose dissertation examined transnational hip-hop. He will also discuss […]

Mike Hazard, April 25, 2014

Download: audio, small video, or original. Transcript: docx or pdf. Mike Hazard, poet and filmmaker, talks to Peter Shea and reads poems illustrating his remarks from his book, This World is Not Altogether Bad. He establishes the influence of his parents–his mother, a Renaissance scholar, and his father, an English professor–on his life and work. […]

October 1, 2012: Solo 1×2 film screening

October 1, 2012Aaron Victorin-VangerudEventsComments Off on October 1, 2012: Solo 1×2 film screening

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Location: Auditorium of the Bell Museum of Natural History Screening of Bob Hammel’s film “Solo 1×2”followed by discussion with the filmmaker’s daughter and featured dancers Colette Illarde and Laura Selle Virtucio. Sweat, Work, Passion: 6 dancers and 6 choreographers create 6 extraordinary dances. For two years, local filmmaker Bob Hammel followed six […]

Graham Meriwether, August 6, 2012

Graham Meriwether is producer, director, and cinematographer for American Meat, a wide-ranging presentation of animal-raising practices in the United States. It took several years to make, mostly because Graham tried to be fair, which meant getting to know the farmers on all sides of the question about industrial agriculture. This striving for fairness makes the […]

The Fortune Teller (2010, 129 min., directed by Xu Tong)

Armed with an HD camera, Xu Tong takes a long look at Li Baicheng, a traditional Chinese fortune teller, and his wife Pearl Shi, two people left behind in China’s dramatic push towards capitalism. A riveting portrait of life on the fringes, this brave documentary achieves a rare intimacy with its subjects that is both […]

Solo: 1×2 – Documentary Film by Robert C. Hammel

May 8, 2010IASEvents0

Sweat, Work, Passion: 6 dancers and 6 choreographers create 6 extraordinary dances. For two years, local filmmaker Bob Hammel followed six dancers around the globe, recording the creation of six unique solos. ‘SOLO: 1X2’ is a documentary film that reveals the dedication, artistry, and perseverance of these incredible dance artists. It also captures the intense […]

Peter Shea, 2005

Peter Shea is a professor of Philosophy and the producer and director of the Bat of Minerva. Here, on the Bat’s tenth (or possibly 11th) anniversary, he is interviewed by Mary Callahan about the show’s inception, and why he keeps it going. The interview can also be downloaded as a video podcast (124.4 MB) or as an audio […]