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News and Announcements

NYFF Currents Shorts

Christopher Harris to screen film at New York Film Festival

Associate Professor Chris Harris will screen his film Dreams Under Confinement, at the New York Film Festival in their Currents Shorts program. University of Iowa MFA alumnus (2018) Carl Elsaesser's 2021 film Home When You Return will have its world premiere in the same section of the festival.
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MFA Student Hao Zhou film project receives Greenlight Grant

Hao Zhou’s forthcoming feature film has been awarded a Greenlight Grant. Zhou will direct and act in the film, which he also cowrote. The project’s producer and cowriter, Tyler Hill, won the $50,000 grant to help fund the film’s production in 2022.
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Auden Lincoln-Vogel short film Selected in Cannes Film Festival's Cinéfondation Selection

Congratulations to Film and Video Production MFA student Auden Lincoln-Vogel on the acceptance of his short film Bill and Joe Go Duck Hunting into Cannes Film Festival's Cinéfondation Selection.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Dive in with the Stanley: Rufino Tamayo

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Dive In with the Stanley is taking a break until November. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you will join us again when programming resumes. Follow the Stanley on Instagram: @uistanleymusem
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Seeing Asian American Life through the Video Essay

Thursday, September 23, 2021 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual panel and screening with video essayist Kevin B. Lee, whose work both demonstrates how one can use the arts, literature, theory, and history to offer an understanding of human experience—in this case, of Korean Americans and other ethnic groups—and illustrates a relatively new form of research, the video essay. We will screen Lee's video essays, including Mourning with Minari and Once Upon a Screen: Explosive Paradox (see descriptions below). Afterward, Lee will join…
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Film Club: PATLABOR - THE MOVIE (1989)

Thursday, September 23, 2021 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Becker Communication Studies Building
From the same director and creative team behind the seminal worldwide classic Ghost in the Shell (1995), Patlabor: The Mobile Police is among the mecha genre’s most grounded, politically-engaged franchises, and with the first theatrical feature, Mamoru Oshii and company craft a deeply compelling, shockingly prescient mystery about the intersection of technology, climate change, and the increasing dislocation of the human body in an age of mechanized labor. At turns funny, exciting,…
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Dive in with the Stanley: Alexander Archipenko

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Dive In with the Stanley is taking a break until November. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you will join us again when programming resumes. Follow the Stanley on Instagram: @uistanleymusem
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Moving Pictures at UI Libraries

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 11:00am to 1:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Join University Libraries as we celebrate National Silent Film Day. We'll be showcasing silent film ephemera housed in Special Collections & Archives, as well as showing silent films from the Brinton Entertaining Company Collection on the 1st floor of the Main Library. We'll also have film recommendations you can check out so you can celebrate National Silent Film Day at home! Come learn about the legacy of silent film on the prairie. 
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