February 10: Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same film screening

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (76 min., 2012, Dir. Madeleine Olnek) a film screening & discussion with Madeleine Olnek & Laura Terruso February 10, Wednesday 6 to 8 pm Madeleine Olnek, director & writer Laura Terruso, producer The adventures of lesbian space aliens on the planet Earth, and the story of the romance between Jane, a […]

February 5: Welcome to This House film screening with Barbara Hammer

Welcome to This House (79 min., 2015, Dir. Barbara Hammer) a film screening & discussion with Barbara Hammer & Barbara Browning February 5, Friday 6 to 8 pm Barbara Hammer, visual artist & filmmaker Barbara Browning, Performance Studies, New York University Welcome To This House (2015) is a feature documentary film on the homes and loves […]

October 5: Suffragette, film screening

Suffragette (2015, 106 min., Dir. Sarah Gavron) a pre-release film screening October 5, Monday 6 pm Introduced (via Skype from London) by Director Sarah Gavron. Inspired by true events, Suffragette movingly explores the passion and heartbreak of those who risked all they had for women’s right to vote – their jobs, their homes, their children, […]

January 28: The Foxy Merkins

The Foxy Merkins (2013, 81 min., Dir. Madeleine Olnek) a screening & discussion with Madeleine Olnek & Laura Terruso January 28, Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 pm Madeleine Olnek, director Laura Terruso, producer moderator: Ann Pellegrini, Performance Studies and Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University Margaret is a down-on-her-luck lesbian hooker in training. She meets […]

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: Martha Shane, Lana […]

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 cinema […]

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 Asian American […]

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 September 15-October 13, 2010 at 
The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters NEW […]

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 forms […]