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Cinematic Arts 'Careers in Cinema' Series with Alumni Susan E. Kim

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Susan E. Kim is a television and feature film picture editor. Her recent work includes A Small Light, the critically-acclaimed limited drama series for NatGeo/Disney+, inspired by the true story of Miep Gies. She is also an editor on Pachinko (Season 1 and 2), the Apple TV+ series which has garnered dozens of nominations and awards, including the Critics Choice Award, Film Independent Spirit Award, AFI Award and a Peabody Award.

Upcoming Events

Humanities for the Public Good Closing Symposium: A Celebration promotional image

Humanities for the Public Good Closing Symposium: A Celebration

Friday, March 1 10:00am to Saturday, March 2, 2024 3:30pm
Iowa City Public Library
This symposium is a culmination of the Obermann Center’s multi-year grant from the Mellon Foundation focused on the transformation of humanities graduate education, Humanities for the Public Good. During the last four years, over 100 faculty, staff, graduate students, and visiting speakers have envisioned and created a host of ways that graduates from humanities PhD programs can fuse their studies in specific disciplines with skills and learning experiences that prepare them to adapt the methods...
Out of the Archive Series: The Short Films of Aarin Burch promotional image

Out of the Archive Series: The Short Films of Aarin Burch

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 6:15pm to 9:00pm
FilmScene (Chauncey)
Please join us at FilmScene for the continuation of "Out of the Archive: Envisioning Blackness," a monthly screening and discussion series that celebrates the vibrant  tradition of Black cinema by featuring rarely screened, newly restored, and archivally engaged films. Tickets are pay-what-you-can (with students, in particular, encouraged to pick $0). Join us before each screening for a free dinner reception catered by local restaurants, and stay after each film for post-screening conversations...
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$4 Fridays at FilmScene

Friday, March 8, 2024 8:00pm to 11:59pm
FilmScene (Chauncey)
Every Friday after 8 p.m., students see any new release film for $4 at FilmScene!
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$4 Fridays at FilmScene

Friday, March 15, 2024 8:00pm to 11:59pm
FilmScene (Chauncey)
Every Friday after 8 p.m., students see any new release film for $4 at FilmScene!
Book Matters: Christopher Goetz in Conversation with Corey Creekmur at Prairie Lights promotional image

Book Matters: Christopher Goetz in Conversation with Corey Creekmur at Prairie Lights

Thursday, March 21, 2024 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Prairie Lights Books
Join us for a reading and discussion, co-hosted by Prairie Lights, to celebrate Christopher Goetz’s recent book, The Counterfeit Coin: Videogames and Fantasies of Empowerment. Goetz is an associate professor and head of film studies in the Department of Cinematic Arts. After the reading, Corey Creekmur, associate professor in the departments of Cinematic Arts and English, will join Goetz for a conversation and Q&A with the audience. A reception will follow the event. Thursday, March 21, 2024 7...
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