Tag Archives: Center for Film Studies

Awareness Series: Mediterranea

Mediterranea PosterFrom the Center for Film Studies:

The second film in this spring’s Awareness Series at the Center for Film Studies is MEDITERRANEA. Director Jonas Carpignano ’06 will give comments after the screening discussing the film, which is a shocking look at the life-and-death struggle of refugees.

Admission is free at all Awareness events; we hope to see you there!

Link: http://www.wesleyan.edu/filmstudies/SpecialEvents/special-events.html

Date: Monday, February 29
Time: 8:00 – 10:00 PM
Place: Center for Film Studies, Goldsmith Family Cinema

BACK TO THE FUTURE II: A Special Screening from the College of Film and The Moving Image

It’s October 21st, 2015, and where we’re going we don’t need roads! We’ve got to go back… to the future! Watch Doc Brown and Marty McFlytry to repair the damage caused by a rogue sports almanac as they visit 2015, 1985, and 1955 all over again. 8:00PM at the Center for Film Studies. Parking and admission is free.

Date: Wednesday, October 21
Time: 8:00 – 10:00 PM
Place: Center for Film Studies

Audition for Rizky Rahadianto’s Film Thesis

rizkySophia Jennings ’16 wants to know if you can handle the heat:

Come audition for “Mild, Medium, Hot,” a steamy and jolly horror film about hot sauce.

Male and female parts available. Email all further questions to rrahadianto[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or msjennings[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Wednesday (Oct 1) and Thursday (Oct 2) 5-7PM in the Powell Cinema in the Center for Film Studies.

Only the hottest peppers will show up.

Date: Wednesday, October 1st and Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
Time: 5-7PM
Place: Powell Cinema (Center for Film Studies)

The Fifth Estate Pre-Release Screening Tonight!

The Fifth Estate 1Do you love seeing movies before they hit theaters? Want to see what Benedict Cumberbatch looks like as a blonde? Are you still confused about what Wikileaks exactly is? Well you’re in luck, because tonight the Center for Film Studies will be hosting a very special pre-release screening of The Fifth Estate, followed by the film’s producer Steve Golin, who will speak about the film. Leave your cell phones at home and come on down for this special film screening.

Date: TODAY, Monday, October 14
Time: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Place: Center for Film Studies
Cost: Free!

Hollywood Icons: Marilyn Monroe in River of No Return

From Emily Brown ’12:

Hi folks! It’s that time of year again…the last screening in this year’s Summer Film Series. Come join us for Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe in Otto Preminger’s River of No Return. There will be an introduction by Marc Longenecker, programming and technical manager of the Film Studies Department.

Date: Tonight
Time: 7:30-10 pm
Place: Center for Film Studies
Cost: As free as the wild wild west.

Back by Popular Demand: Etgar Keret Presents Jellyfish

jellyfish_xlgLast here in 2011, award-winning filmmaker and writer Etgar Keret is back this time to speak about his 2008 film, Jellyfish. Emily Brown ’12, coordinator for special events and intern for the Center for Film Studies, gives us the details:

This film, directed by the husband-and-wife team of Etgar Keret and
Shira Geffen, tells the story of three women in Israel whose lives
intersect in increasingly profound ways. The film, which won the
Camera d’Or at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, will be followed by a
Q&A with Keret.

This event is co-sponsored by the Jewish and Israeli Studies
department and the Film Studies department.

Date: Tuesday, April 23rd
Time: 8:00-10:00 PM
Place: Center for Film Studies
Cost: Free

German Ladies Make Movies: Run Lola Run

Emily Brown ’12 keeps it short:

Leo Lensing, Professor of German Studies & Film Studies will introduce the film and answer questions.

Date: Tuesday, April 2
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Place: Center for Film Studies
Cost: Free

Film Screening and Discussion: “My Neighbor, My Killer”

Just a friendly neighborhood reminder from Izzy Litke ’12 that tomorrow is May 1:

Gacaca is a form of citizen-based justice established in Rwanda in an attempt to address the crimes of the 1994 genocide. In a series of documentaries, director Anne Aghion charts the impact of this experiment in transitional justice on survivors and perpetrators alike. Join us for a screening of “My Neighbor, My Killer” (2009 Cannes Film Festival Official Selection), followed by a discussion with Anne Aghion.

Date: Tuesday, May 1
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Place:  Center for Film Studies 190 (Powell Family Cinema)
Cost: Free