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Bi-College Food Week Urges Thoughtful Consumption

Posted March 17, 2011
food-week-updated

At Bryn Mawr and Haverford, the week of March 21-25 will offer a series of events focused on issues of local food, food sustainability, food justice and access, vegetarianism and veganism, farming, and culinary careers. Lectures, panel discussions, and a film screening are all on offer.  The schedule: Monday, March 21,  8 p.m., in Haverford’s […]

Yearlong “Class Dismissed?” Initiative Aims to Spark Discussion of Socioeconomic Class on Campus

Posted March 3, 2011
poster for film screening associated with the "Class Dismissed" initiative

A college education is widely regarded as a mark of socioeconomic status. Yet in an environment where that education takes place, class differences are seldom a topic of  conversation, according to a survey of Bryn Mawr’s campus community. Class differences, the survey found, were more likely than any other aspect of social identity to inspire […]

Filmmaker, Haverford Grad John Helde to Screen Made in China

Posted April 8, 2010
poster image: "Made in China" with father holding young boy

Filmmaker John Helde, Haverford ’87, will visit Bryn Mawr on Thursday, April 8, for a screening of his film Made in China, followed by a question-and answer session with the audience. The screening and discussion, sponsored by the Program in Film Studies, the Undergraduate Dean’s Office, and the Asian Students Association at Bryn Mawr College, […]

Transgender Filmmaker Jules Rosskam to Screen “Against a Trans Narrative”

Posted April 8, 2010

Transgender Filmmaker Jules Rosskam will screen Against a Trans Narrative, followed by a Q&A session, on Wednesday, April 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Thomas 110. This event is presented by the Program in Gender & Sexuality. The film uses documentary technique, dramatic reenactment, spoken-word performance and meta-level commentary by the participants to discuss trans-masculinities in […]

Discussions at BMFI to Accompany BMC Alumna’s Documentary on Barnes Foundation Controversy

Posted March 11, 2010
artofthesteal

The Art of the Steal, a documentary produced by Bryn Mawr alumna Sheena Joyce ’98, will begin a run at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute on Friday, March 12. The film, which has attracted nationwide attention and drawn large crowds at several film festivals, deals with the controversial relocation of the Barnes Foundation from Merion, […]

Avant-garde Filmmaker Offers “Outdated Obsession”

Posted February 18, 2010

The Bryn Mawr College program in film studies will host “Outdated Obsession,” a screening and lecture by avant-garde filmmaker Bobby Abate, on Monday, Feb.22, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Carpenter 21. Abate came of age immersed in Internet subcultures charged by alter egos, super-natural fantasies, and vice—dynamics that shape his darkly humorous works in […]

Former Philly Mayoral Candidate Sam Katz to Screen Excerpts From Series on Philadelphia History

Posted November 19, 2009

Philadelphia businessman and former mayoral candidate Sam Katz, will screen excerpts from his documentary film project Philadelphia: the Great Experiment on Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Carpenter Library Room 21. Katz is the executive producer of the documentary, a work in progress that he expects to take three years to complete. He […]

Award-Winning Latina Filmmaker, Writer, and Scholar Talks About Homosexuality and Cuban Politics and Screens Film “War in Guam.”

Posted October 23, 2009
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Frances Negrón-Muntaner, director of Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, is an award-winning Latina filmmaker, writer, and scholar whose work spans several fields, including cinema, literature, cultural criticism, and politics. At 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in Thomas Hall 224 Negrón-Muntaner will give a lecture entitled “’Mariconerias’ of State: Mariela […]

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