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Sneak Preview: Inherent Vice

Posted by anna_feder December 4, 2014 Comments are off 264 views

Advanced Screening. Seating on a first come basis. Doors at 6:30. Tickets available for pick up at the Paramount Box Office starting at 5pm. In a California beach community, private detective Larry “Doc” Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) tends to work his cases through the smoky haze of marijuana. One day, Shasta, an ex-lover, arrives out of […]

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Screening: ‘Lakshmi’ Film Fights Against Violence and Inspires Courage

Posted by emily_grossberg December 2, 2014 Comments are off 251 views

Sponsored by the Office of International Student Affairs and Violence Prevention and Response Nagesh Kukunoor, 115 minutes, India, 2014 Based on true events, Lakshmi is a story of heroism and untold courage. Lakshmi, a 13-year-old girl is kidnapped and sold into prostitution. Thrown into this horrific, inhuman world where she is raped and brutally beaten […]

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A Strange Illness Cultivates New Love in ‘Mood Indigo’

Posted by emily_grossberg November 20, 2014 Comments are off 242 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 148 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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Silversonic Celebrates Emerson’s Music Video Makers with Special Showcase

Posted by emily_grossberg November 13, 2014 Comments are off 188 views

Silversonic is an annual showcase of music videos made by current Emerson students and alumni. It is a celebration of the combination of music and image as a unique art form worthy of exhibition in a cinema environment. There will be a reception following the screening with an opportunity for talk back with musicians and […]

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‘Finding Vivian Maier’ Screening and Discussion with Camilo Ramirez

Posted by emily_grossberg November 11, 2014 Comments are off 407 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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Three Short Films By Cristina Kotz Cornejo

Posted by emily_grossberg November 4, 2014 Comments are off 221 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 541 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 345 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 379 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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