Mike Gibisser’s film Travel Stop wins a jury award at FLEX. The jury recognized the film for its “true ethnographic examination of a culture where the filmmaker actually belongs.
News & Events
Tue, Feb 19, 2019
Fri, Feb 22, 2019
Nellie Kluz will present Organized Activities: Videos by Nellie Kluz, a group of videos that deal with collective belief systems and fantasies, and the infrastructures that support them. They look for loopholes: in the flow of time; the economic grind; and prosaic reality.
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
Film Studies PhD candidate Juana New has been awarded the Marcus Bach Fellowship for Graduate students in support of the completion of their dissertation: "The Cartographic Impulse and Emergence of other Americas in Contemporary Latin American Documentary Cinema."
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Is love, as dialogue from the film Love Jones muses, "played out like an eight track tape?" How can, according to the comic strip character Friday Foster, "love for a community conflict with love for a romantic partner?" "Polynoir Amour: Love Jones, Friday Foster, and the Struggle for Affective Citizenship" is a cultural criticism and artistic interpretation of the 1997 film Love Jones and the comic strip Friday Foster, which ran between 1970-1974 in the Chicago Tribune, and later became a self-titled comic book published by Dell
Fri, Jan 25, 2019
Nellie Kluz will present ORGANIZED ACTIVITIES, a program comprised almost entirely of NYC Premieres of her short documentary works. This program of her short videos explores collective belief systems and fantasies, and the infrastructures that support them. They look for loopholes: in the flow of time; the economic grind; and prosaic reality.
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
University of Iowa Associate Professor of Film and Video Production Christopher Harris will be featured in the forthcoming book Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera: An Introductory Guide for Artists and Filmmakers, 1st Edition by Joel Schlemowitz.
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, May 02, 2019
CINE:2627 - Film Club
Spring 2019 - International Animation
Thursdays, 7-10 PM in 101 BCSB
Instructor: Matthew Hipps
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
Mike Gibisser was awarded the grant for his film Achoques (a collaborative project with filmmaker Mary Helena Clark). Achoques is an interdisciplinary research project that combines documentary methodologies with speculative fiction and contemporary theoretical writing related to ecological crisis.
Fri, Nov 30, 2018
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).
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.
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