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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.
Christopher Harris

Congratulations to Associate Professor Christopher Harris on being named F. Wendell Miller Associate Professor in Cinematic Arts!

In recognition of his outstanding work and his global reputation as a leading figure of experimental film and African American cinema, Associate Professor Christopher Harris has been awarded an F. Wendell Miller Professorship, one of the highest honors bestowed by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Upcoming Events

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Dive in with the Stanley: Eadweard Muybridge

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Enjoy a fun, informative hour with Director Lauren Lessing and film critic Uri Lessing as they dive into the details of a work from the museum’s collection and bring it to life. This week, Lauren and Uri explore Eadweard Muybridge's 1887 Vulture Flying, plate 767 from volume 11, Wild Animals and Birds, of Animal Locomotion. They will go live on Instagram at 7:00 p.m. September 14 to take a deep dive with you into what you see when looking at the artwork. The program will be saved to Instagram…
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Dive in with the Stanley: Rufino Tamayo

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Enjoy a fun, informative hour with Director Lauren Lessing and film critic Uri Lessing as they dive into the details of a work from the museum’s collection and bring it to life. This week, Lauren and Uri are celebrating National Hispanic – Latino Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15) by exploring Rufino Tamayo's Virgin of Guadalupe. They will go live on Instagram at 7:00 p.m. September 21 to take a deep dive with you into what you see when looking at the artwork. The program will be saved to…
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Dive in with the Stanley: Alexander Archipenko

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Enjoy a fun, informative hour with Director Lauren Lessing and film critic Uri Lessing as they dive into the details of a work from the museum’s collection and bring it to life. This week, Lauren and Uri will explore Alexander Archipenko's Standing Concave (Glorification of Beauty). They will go live on Instagram at 7:00 p.m. September 28 to take a deep dive with you into what you see when looking at the artwork. The program will be saved to Instagram TV if you are not able to join us live. …
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Behind the S(cr)een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries

Thursday, April 21, 2022 (all day)
Join us for the 2022 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Behind the S(cr)een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries. The three-day event will take place April 21–23, 2022. This event was originally scheduled for Spring 2021 but has been postponed in the interest of public health. One of the spaces where critical work around black images happens involves what can be seen—the actual images that dance across our screen from Black-ish and The Chi to Harriet and Dear White People. But what…
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