UI MFA Alumna Kelly Gallagher is headed to the Sundance Film Festival next January with the documentary film Words From a Bear, directed by Jeffrey Palmer (another UI MFA alum). Gallagher created the animation for this film, which has been featured already by the Sundance Film Festival in their announcement of the 2019 Documentary Premieres (second image).
News & Events
Fri, Nov 30, 2018
Fri, Nov 30, 2018
Join us next Friday, November 30th, for a presentation by Christopher-Rasheem McMillan. McMillian is a performance related artist and scholar in the Departments of Dance and Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies at the University of Iowa. His talk will investigate how Practice as Research (PAR) frameworks open new possibilities for public queer art practices and knowledge production.
The presentation will be part artist talk, part lecture, and part demonstration.
This event is free and open to the public.
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
Hannah Bonner is a second year Ph.D. Film Studies student in the Department of Cinematic Arts. In 2017, she earned her MA in Film Studies from the University of Iowa Department of Cinematic Arts. She has a BA in English and Creative Writing from UNC-Chapel Hill and taught 9th grade literature for four years at Asheville School in Asheville, NC. Her writing has been published in VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts, Bustle, The Little Patuxent Review, among others.
Mon, Oct 29, 2018
Professor and Interim Chair of Cinematic Arts, Steven Ungar, recently published an article in the latest issue of La France vue d’ailleurs.
Thu, Oct 25, 2018
[Andrew] Sherburne, along with University of Iowa graduates Tommy Haines (BA cinema and comparative literature, ’05) and John Richard (BS environmental science, ’04), have spent the past 18 months screening their documentary, Saving Brinton, at film festivals and theaters across Iowa and around the world.
Fri, Oct 05, 2018
Christopher Harris’ film Reckless Eyeballing will screen on Wednesday, October 10th in the program CANYON CINEMA 50: 16MM FILMS at the Tacoma Film Festival. This program has been curated especially for the Tacoma Film Festival and presents documentary, abstract, and experimental films from the 1960s to the present in their original 16mm format.
Tue, Oct 02, 2018
Cinematic Arts Film and Video Production faculty Anahita Ghazvinizadeh and Christopher Harris were cited in the latest issue of IOWA Magazine from The UI Center for Advancement, "Hollywood U" by Shelbi Thomas. The article can be found here.
(featured illustration by Fabien Gilbert, via IOWA Magazine)
Mon, Oct 01, 2018
Christopher Harris, Associate Professor of Film and Video Production, will present his film still/here at the Smithsonian African American Film Festival at the National Museum of African American History & Culture in the Oprah Winfrey Theater on Thursday, October 25th, 2018.
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Associate Professor of Film and Video Production, Christopher Harris' short film 28.IV.81 (Descending Figures) will be screened at Oberlin College & Conservatory's Cinema Artists' Cinema 16mm Series: Expanded Cinema on Monday, September 24th.
Tue, Sep 18, 2018
Film Studies PhD candidate Hannah Bonner was recently interviewed by Gazing Grain Press on her essay, "Fixed in a Moment of Fierce Attention: 13 Ways of Looking at Claire Underwood"
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