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Final Semester Discussion with BOSCPUG!

Posted by emily_grossberg December 4, 2014 Comments are off 109 views

Join the Boston Creative Pro User Group (BOSCPUG) for another conversation on the process of filmmaking! For updated schedule, visit: http://boscpug.org/next-meeting/ BOSCPUG is a story driven, globally connected network connecting filmmakers and media professionals featuring top industry creatives in conversation on their craft. BOSCPUG is a professional, creative outlet to pitch ideas for episodic content […]

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A Strange Illness Cultivates New Love in ‘Mood Indigo’

Posted by emily_grossberg November 20, 2014 Comments are off 202 views

Sponsored by the French Cultural Center Michel Goundry, 94 minutes, France, 2013. Set in a charmingly surreal Paris, wealthy bachelor Colin spends his time developing his pianocktail (a cocktail-making piano) and devouring otherworldly dishes prepared by his trusty chef Nicolas. When Colin learns that his best friend Chick, a fellow acolyte of the philosopher Jean-Sol […]

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Discuss the Process of Filmmaking with BOSCPUG

Posted by emily_grossberg November 18, 2014 Comments are off 123 views

Join the Boston Creative Pro User Group (BOSCPUG) for another conversation on the process of filmmaking! For updated schedule, visit: http://boscpug.org/next-meeting/ BOSCPUG is a story driven, globally connected network connecting filmmakers and media professionals featuring top industry creatives in conversation on their craft. BOSCPUG is a professional, creative outlet to pitch ideas for episodic content […]

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‘Finding Vivian Maier’ Screening and Discussion with Camilo Ramirez

Posted by emily_grossberg November 11, 2014 Comments are off 376 views

John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, 83 minutes, USA, 2013. Followed by discussion with VMA faculty member, Camilo Ramirez. Who is Vivian Maier? Now considered one of the 20th century’s greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Since buying her work by […]

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Screening of ‘Stumped’ Followed by Q&A with Will Luatzenheiser

Posted by emily_grossberg November 6, 2014 Comments are off 144 views

Comedy set from Will Lautzenheiser and Q&A w/ Will and the director to follow. Sponsored by the ReelAbilities Film Festival Robin Berghaus, 10 minutes, USA, 2014. Stumped is a documentary about the survival and physical rehabilitation of a filmmaker who suddenly finds himself a quadruple amputee. It highlights the trials and triumphs of adapting to […]

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Three Short Films By Cristina Kotz Cornejo

Posted by emily_grossberg November 4, 2014 Comments are off 173 views

Discussion with director (VMA professor) will follow. Despertar, 15 minutes, Mexico, 2011. Rosa, a domestic worker in Mexico City, is at a crossroads in her relationship, her job and her life. Hermanas, 14 minutes, Mexico, 2013. Two sisters have been evicted from their home. Older sister Lupe takes responsibility for the move while younger sister, […]

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Special Screening of ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’

Posted by emily_grossberg October 30, 2014 Comments are off 414 views

Jim Jarmusch, 123 minutes, UK, 2013. Only Lovers Left Alive tells the tale of two fragile and sensitive vampires, Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton), who have been lovers for centuries. Both are cultured intellectuals with an all-embracing passion for music, literature and science, who have evolved to a level where they no longer […]

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‘Kisses to the Children’ Followed by Discussion with Director and More

Posted by emily_grossberg October 28, 2014 Comments are off 278 views

Discussion with the director and special guests will follow. Sponsored by the Writing Literature and Publishing Department and The Onassis Foundation Vassilis Loules, 115 minutes, Greece, 2012. Five Greek-Jewish children who were saved by Christian families during the German Occupation, five “Hidden Children” who lived in total silence, tell their stories. Stories of terror, anguish […]

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Take Part in Queer Awareness Month with ‘Alone with People’

Posted by emily_grossberg October 23, 2014 Comments are off 308 views

Part of Queer Awareness Month Drew Van Steenbergen, 30 minutes, USA, 2014 Emerson alum Quinn Marcus stars in this short LGBT film. Growing up gay in the South, a high school girl seeks the help of a therapist to come out to her family and friends in this coming-of-age, coming-of-gay story.

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‘Omar’: Sponsored by the Boston Palestine Film Festival

Posted by emily_grossberg October 21, 2014 Comments are off 222 views

Sponsored by the Boston Palestine Film Festival Hany Abu-Assad, 96 minutes, Palestine, 2013. A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he’s tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier’s killing. Check out the trailer:

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