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.
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
William Uricchio - From Medium to Mission
Please join us on February 16. The title of William Uricchio's talk is "From Medium to Mission: Recalibrating the Documentary for the Digital Age." Apart from being a wonderful speaker, we can expect to see some of the work at the M.I.T. Open Documentary Lab. All are welcome. Presented by the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media, Center for Humanities and Department of Journalism and Media Management at the University of Miami. Bill Cosford Cinema Thursday, February 16 - 6:30PM Dooley Memorial Building - Rm 221 5030 Brunson Drive Coal Gables, FL 33146
THE SEARCHERS in 35MM
FORD AND WAYNE IN RETROSPECT: THE SEARCHERS AT 60 Presented by New York Times Bestselling Author Scott Eyman The Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies commemorates the 60th anniversary of THE SEARCHERS with a 35mm screening of the film presented by University of Miami Professor and bestselling author Scott Eyman.
FORWARD TOWARD FREEDOM: BEYONCÉ'S SONIC FOURTH WAVE FEMINISM
In her multimedia presentation FORWARD TOWARD FREEDOM: BEYONCÉ'S SONIC FOURTH WAVE FEMINISM, Professor Daphne A. Brooks explores the politics of Beyonce’s avant-garde, sonic social justice activism. Through clips and examples, she traces the evolution of her insurgent public intellectualism, and aims to place Beyonce’s work in a broad historical context in which black women musicians have disrupted and reimagined the public sphere through sound.