Upcoming Special Events

BOOK TALK with WILLIAM ROTHMAN at BOOKS & BOOKS

William Rothman has long been considered one of the seminal figures in the field of film-philosophy. From his landmark book Hitchcock: The Murderous Gaze, now in its second edition, to the essays collected here in Tuitions and Intuitions, Rothman has been guided by two intuitions: first, that his kind of film criticism is philosophy; and second, that such a marriage of criticism and philosophy has an essential part to play in the serious study of film. In this book, he aspires, borrowing a formulation from Emerson, to “pay the tuition” for these intuitions.

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REAL UTOPIAS FILM SERIES

The film series Real Utopias features a selection of documentaries and film essays that examine past and current experiments in our collective search for freedom, equality, and democracy.

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2018 CANES FILM FESTIVAL

The University of Miami Department of Cinema and Interactive Media 21st annual CANES FILM FESTIVAL (May 3-6) is a competitive festival open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Motion Pictures Program at UM. The films are juried by a panel of professionals from the film and television industry. Previous judges have included Barry Waldman, David Nutter, Michael Robin, Juan Carlos Coto, Jeff Respress, Charles Vignola, Erin Moyer, David Issacs and many others. Our only goal is to showcase our student’s amazing talent, hard work and accomplishments.

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LIVING TOGETHER FILM SERIES

A selection of documentary and fiction films that survey the dizzying political landscape of contemporary American cinema. The films explore notions of manhood, nationhood, political, spiritual and poetic freedom. Academy nominated films, festival selections and independently-minded productions come together in a film program that aspires to assist viewers in changing or abandoning strongly held convictions, acquired behaviors and habits associated with the consumption of moving images.

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FLAMING CLASSICS: SUMMER CAMP

Flaming Classics is a film series that pairs feature films with live work by local performance artists. The series, run by Trae DeLellis and Juan Barquin, is hosted at the Bill Cosford Cinema and hopes to both entertain and educate audiences on classic films that are feminine, queer, camp, and everything in between. The first series of films is Flaming Classics: Summer Camp. WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? with JUPITER VELVET and EVAN ALEXANDER on 35mm

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