Let’s Get Working: Chicago Celebrates Studs Terkel
If you live in Chicago, you may already know about next week’s Let’s Get Working: Chicago Celebrates Studs Terkel. The festival, which runs from May 9-11, will feature screenings, concerts, talks, art installations, talks, performances, oral histories–all celebrating the incomparable Studs Terkel.* There has been a lot of attention surrounding “Reinventing Radio – An Evening […]
Stephen Tapert (MAPH ’02) Announces Book and Exhibition at The Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin
Film historian, writer, and filmmaker Stephen Tapert, who earned his M.A. from The University of Chicago in 2002 and later worked at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is set to curate his first exhibition at the world’s largest film museum: The Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin, Italy.
Alumni Blog Spotlight: Selective Viewing by Kate Blair
Kate Blair (MAPH ’13) writes about her continuing exploration of film, video, and other visual media on her blog Selective Viewing. It includes reviews and
Colloquium Features 2013 MAPH Thesis Awards!
From the Editors: The MAPH thesis awards are back! While the annals of MAPH history may not be exact as to how long the thesis awards have been absent, we are delighted about their return.
Out of Bounds: In the Shadow of His Airness — Hosted by MAPH Alum Harrison Sherrod
MAPHers in Chicago– This weekend, Harrison Sherrod (MAPH ’13) is hosting an event with South Side Projections and Media Burn Archive. If you like basketball and/or Chicago, you should go check it out!
From Spanish Celtic to Heavy Metal: Documentaries by MAPH Alum Biliana Grozdanova
From MAPH ’11 alum Biliana Grozdanova, co-founder of El Jinete Films: After living all over the world, from Australia’s east coast to America’s west coast and pretty much everywhere in between, the Grozdanova sisters found themselves on the premises of the University of Chicago campus about to embark on their most creative venture to date. […]
Alumna Sarah Best Reflects on Art, MAPH and Invites Everyone to Dance Films Kino
Dance Films Kino is a three-week project that I am presenting as an artist in residence at Hyde Park Art Center, March 4-25, 2012. Over three weeks, I will present 30 works of dance on film, as well as over a dozen live music, dance, and literary readings. All of the programs will be free […]
Meet an Alum: Jeremiah Glazer (2008)
On a morning when MAPHers are submitting papers on “The Mirror Stage,” it might be hard for them to share all of Jeremiah Glazer’s (MAPH 2008) sentiments about his time in the program. “I loved Core,” he told me by telephone last week, “I even loved Lacan.” Jeremiah arrived at UChicago in the fall of […]
TYPEFACE screening this Friday
MAPH and the 64th Street Print Shop are very pleased to announce that we’ll be holding a screening of the documentary film TYPEFACE this coming Friday (10/22) at 6:30 in Social Sciences 122. Several 2004 MAPH alums collaborated in the making of TYPEFACE including producer and director Justine Nagan. It was recently nominated for a […]
MAPH Alum Simon Strikeback just premiered a new documentary at the Reeling Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Here, Simon tells us about the project! On November 11th, the full-length documentary RIOT ACTS: Flaunting Gender Deviance in Music Performance premiered at Reeling Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Chicago. The film was directed by local filmmaker […]