Department of Cinema Spring 2016 Events
The Department of Cinema is pleased to host visiting filmmakers and alumni screenings, an artists’ residency, and the 41st Denison Film Festival this Spring.
Schedule and details below:
Cartel Land– Documentary Screening and Q&A with Visiting Film Editor Matthew Hamachek ‘03
March 9 at 7:30pm, Slayter Auditorium
Cartel Land examines the Mexican Drug War and the vigilante groups fighting the Mexican drug cartels on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico Border. Cartel Land was directed by Matthew Heineman and is nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 88th Academy Awards.
Artists’ Residency – Sandra Gibson & Luis Recoder
March 31 – April 11
Symposium on the Camera Obscura: April 9 from 12:00pm-4:00pm, Cinema House
Internationally-renown cinema artists Sandra Gibson and Luis Recoder will hold a two-week residency at Denison, creating a camera obscura installation in the Mulberry Gallery and working with students in the group independent study “Cinema Obscura” as they build their own camera obscuras across Denison’s campus. The residency will also include a symposium on the optics of the camera obscura and its role in the visual arts, including lectures from Kimberly Coplin (Provost and Department of Physics), Jonathan Walley (Department of Cinema), Sheilah Wilson (Department of Studio Art), and an artists’ talk with Gibson and Recoder.
The 41st Denison Film Festival
April 30 at 7:00pm, Slayter Auditorium
May 1 at 1:00pm, Slayter Auditorium
The annual Denison Film Festival showcases junior and senior student work, premiering their short films for the campus and local communities. Films range in genre from dramas to comedies to westerns. The same schedule of films will be screened each day.
All events hosted by the Department of Cinema are free and open to the public.
For more information, please contact Gina Ezzone at firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-587-5610