Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm RCAH Theater, Snyder Hall Basement
This premiere screening of more than a dozen cinepoems celebrates the collaboration of filmmakers and poets from the MSU Film Studies Program, the RCAH Center for Poetry, and other filmmakers and poets from across the[...]
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
1/24 D.E.B.S. (Angela Robinson, 2004) Presented by Lyn Goeringer Filmmaker Angela Robinson writes and directs the action comedy D.E.B.S., a feature-length adaptation of her award-winning short film produced by a grant from POWER UP (Professional Organization of[...]
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
1/31 Minute Bodies (Stuart Staples, 2016) with Secrets of Natureshorts Presented by Katie Greulich Early naturalist, inventor and filmmaker F. Percy Smith (1880-1945) was one of the first to develop techniques to capture nature’s secrets in action. Smith’s[...]
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
2/7 Real Genius (Martha Coolidge, 1985) Presented by Julian Chambliss While classic is perhaps too strong a description, Real Genius (1985) offers a snapshot of1980s filmmaking about cold war anxiety that we should not ignore. While more serious films[...]
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
2/14 An Education (Lone Scherfig, 2009) Presented by Ellen McCallum Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny (Carey Mulligan) is a teen with a bright future; she’s smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David (Peter[...]
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm MSU Broad Art Museum
HELINA METAFERIA / FEBRUARY 20 / MSU BROAD / 7PM Helina Metaferia is an AAHD Artist in Residence: Critical Race Studies. Metaferia is an interdisciplinary artist working in performance, video, installation, and collage. Her research[...]
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
2/21 The Girl with All the Gifts (Colm McCarthy, 2014) Presented by Jessica and Michael Stokes The near future humanity has been all but destroyed by a mutated fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its[...]
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm MSU Library, 3rd Floor Beal Room
DR QIANA WHITTED / FEBRUARY 23 / MSU LIBRARY BEAL ROOM / 12PM                                                                                Dr. Qiana Whitted teaches at USC, her research focuses on African-American literary studies and American comic books. Her most recently published[...]
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
2/28 Blackboards (Samira Makhmalbaf, 2000) Presented by Kaveh Askari Itinerant Kurdish teachers Said (Said Mohamadi) and Reeboir (Bahman Ghobadi) find many uses for the blackboards they tote, some of which actually pertain to education. Others include doubling[...]
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
3/14 Fame (Alan Parker, 1980) Presented by Ling Hsu Young men and women audition for coveted spots at the New York High School of Performing Arts. Those who make the cut discover that it takes a lot[...]
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
3/21 Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1977) Presented by Joshua Lam Suzy (Jessica Harper) travels to Germany to attend ballet school. When she arrives, late on a stormy night, no one lets her in, and she sees Pat (Eva[...]
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
3/28 Young Törless (Volker Schlöndorff, 1966) Presented by Matthew Handelman At a boarding school in 1900s Austria, cruel bullies Beineberg (Bernd Tischer) and Reiting (Fred Dietz) go to great lengths to embarrass, abuse and dehumanize their pathetic[...]
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
4/4 The First Teacher (Andrei Konchalovsky, 1965) Presented by Yelena Kalinsky Diuishen, a recently demobilized Red Army soldier, is determined to spread the international proletarian revolution to the most backwards corners of Soviet Central Asia. Altynai, an[...]
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
4/11 Native Land (Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand, 1942) with Workers Film and Photo League shorts Presented by McKayla Sluga After breaking with the Film and Photo League and converting Nykino into Frontier Films, Leo Hurwitz and[...]
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
4/18 Clueless (Amy Heckerling, 1995) Presented by Mikki Kressbach Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher (Alicia Silverstone) is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school’s pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes[...]
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm B122 Wells Hall
4/25 Student Filmmaker Showcase Presented by Pete Johnston A showcase of short student films produced during the 2018/19 school year. Come celebrate student work with us!