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January 31: After Tiller film screening

After Tiller

a film screening & discussion with Faye Ginsburg, Martha Shane, & Lana Wilson

Friday, January 31 6 to 8 pm

Post-screening discussion with co-directors and -producers Martha Shane and Lana Wilson.

Moderated by Faye Ginsburg, Center for Media, Culture & History, New York University

After Tiller (85 min, 2013, Dirs: [...]

Nov 29: “Legalizing Eroticism”: Masochism, Pleasure, and Queer Spectatorship in Mexican ‘Rumbera’ Films (1940s-1950s)

a talk by Laura G. Gutiérrez

November 29, Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

Laura G. Gutiérrez, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona

This presentation examines a number of cinematic texts that belong to a corpus of films from the so-called Golden-Age of Mexican [...]

REVIEW: Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded: “Things Change A Lot”

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Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded: “Things Change A Lot” New York University, 27 October 2011

The screening and panel discussion of Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded, co-sponsored by the NYU Asian/Pacific/American Institute and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, reflected the importance of “reloading” an analysis of popular representations of Asian women. The [...]

Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded

SLAYING THE DRAGON: RELOADED

film screening and panel discussion presented by the NYU Asian/Pacific/American Institute

Read a review of this talk!

October 27, Thursday 6 to 9 pm

Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded 2011, 30 minutes, USA director Elaine H. Kim

Confirmed panelists:

Benjamin Han, Cinema Studies, NYU

Elaine H. Kim, Ethnic Studies and [...]

Barbara Hammer – MoMA Retrospective

Barbara Hammer MoMA Retrospective

9/15/10-10/13/10

MoMA CELEBRATES BARBARA HAMMER, WITH A MONTH-LONG RETROSPECTIVE OF THE PROLIFIC ARTIST’S EXTENSIVE BODY OF WORK

Exhibition Includes the World Premiere of Hammer’s Newest Film, Generations, as well as Her Groundbreaking Experimental Short Films and Documentaries

Barbara Hammer from [...]

Sexed Asian Machines: On the Communicability of Multimedia

A Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Jian Chen

September 20, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Jian Chen, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, NYU

Prior to the multimedia convergence initiated by mass digitalization, documentary and pornographic film/video offered the experiences of communicability and interactivity now attributed to “post-cinematic” multimedia. Pornography and documentary are arguably anti-cinematic [...]

The Politics of Gender in French Cinema

Wednesday, April 14 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

(Conference in English)

Co-sponsored by the NYU Department of French, the Institute of French Studies, the Department of Cinema Studies, and the CNRS/NYU International Research Center.

New Wave Cinema created a new image of woman which is inseparable from modernity and auteur cinema. However, this image [...]

Lauren Berlant @ NYU: After the Good Life, An Impasse: Notes on the Cinema of Precarity

April 8, Thursday 7 to 8:30 PM

Lauren Berlant, English, University of Chicago

“After the Good Life” works with two films of Laurent Cantet [Ressources humaines/Human Resources (1999) and L'Emploi du Temps/Time Out (2001)] to engage the new affective languages of the contemporary economic atmosphere across Europe: languages of anxiety, contingency, and precarity that [...]

Barbara Hammer: Performance/Reading/Signing

Presented by Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory and the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS)

Wednesday, March 17 at 7pm

5 Washington Place, Room 101 (NYC)

Free Admission (but limited seating)

For more information, please call CLAGS at 212-817-1955 or visit them online.

HAMMER! Making Movies Out of Sex and [...]

Permutations of the Species: Towards an Anthropology of Independent Disability Film Festivals

A joint presentation by David T. Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder

April 1, Thursday 4 to 6 PM

David T. Mitchell, Institute on Disabilities, Temple University

Sharon L. Snyder, Brace Yourselves Productions

In this co-presentation, Mitchell and Snyder analyze the ideological, aesthetic, and pedagogical effects of disability film festivals. Mitchell and Snyder are particularly [...]