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An Encounter with Simone Weil Presentation Monday

As noted in today’s Dateline: Filmmaker Julia Haslett, professor of media production at the University of North Carolina, accompanied by Assistant Professor of Music Daniel Thomas Davis, will present a film screening and discussion of An Encounter with Simone Weil at 4 p.m. Monday, … Continue reading

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Visiting Film and Video Artists and Speaker Series

As noted in Dateline, Moving the Sleeping Images of Things Towards the Light: Films by Artist in Residence Daïchi Saïto will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in LH-6. The films of Saïto explore the relationship between the corporeal … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema–The Crowd

This week’s Harpur Cinema offering is The Crowd, directed by King Vidor, to be shown on November 13th at 7:30 in Lecture Hall 6.  King Vidor’s American masterpiece The Crowd will be accompanied by Dr. Philip Carli, internationally recognized artist, conductor, … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema–Clouds of Sils Maria

This week’s Harpur Cinema title is Clouds of Sils Maria, by Olivier Assayas.  It will be shown in Lecture Hall 6 on Friday and Sunday nights at 7:30. Blurring the lines between “lines and life” and identities between actress and … Continue reading

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Visiting Film and Video Artists and Speakers Series

As mentioned on Dateline: “A Mirror Avant-Garde: Women’s Experimental and Documentary Filmmaking” is the title of the next presentation in this series, continuing at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in LH-6. Each of these seven films by women filmmakers, curated and presented … Continue reading

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New Film Database–FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus

FIAF… which was on trial earlier this month has been added to the Libraries’ collection of databases.  FIAF is the only library database which is devoted entirely to film and film criticism.  Many articles are full-text and there is good … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema–Gueros by Alonso Ruizpalacios

The film Gueros will be shown in on October 23 and 25th at 7:30 in the Lecture Hall. As, the Harpur Cinema page notes, Mexico First time director, Ruizpalacios, fondly references the Nouvelle Vague style of the 1960′s  in this … Continue reading

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FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus

The Libraries are running a database trial of the FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus. This film studies database was created by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF); it indexes over 500,000 articles from academic and popular film journals … Continue reading

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Visiting Film and Video Artists and Speakers Series

Scott M. MacDonald will discuss his just-published book, “Binghamton Babylon, Voices from the Cinema Department, 1967-1977,” (now on order–coming soon to the Libraries) at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in LH-6. He will also talk about some of the very films … Continue reading

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New Cinema Books

New titles for this summer. Dictionary of film terms : the aesthetic companion to film art, by Frank Eugene Beaver.  Bartle Library Reference PN1993.45 .B33 2015         Italian fascism’s empire cinema, by Ruth Ben-Ghiat. Fine Arts PN1993.5.I88 B336 2015         Historical dictionary of African American cinema, by S. Torriano Berry … Continue reading

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