The Film Studies Program at Smith College invites you to a two-day symposium bringing together some of the major women practitioners of documentary whose aim is social justice. This weekend of panel discussions, talks, and screenings is free and open to the public.
SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012
2 p.m., Stoddard Hall Auditorium
Marilyn Schuster, Provost and Dean of the Faculty
2:30 p.m., Stoddard Hall Auditorium
Cynthia Wade '92, documentary filmmaker, Oscar winner for Freeheld (2007)
Experimental Documentary: What does Social Justice Look Like?
3:45 p.m., Stoddard Hall Auditorium
Su Friedrich, film and video artist, Princeton University
Barbara Hammer, film and video artist
Rea Tajiri, video artist and filmmaker, Temple University
6 p.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall
Lourdes Portillo, documentary filmmaker, Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, Senorita Extraviada
SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012
Teaching (and) Documentary Practice
9 a.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall
Joan Braderman, film and video artist, Hampshire College
Alex Juhasz, video artist, Pitzer College
Liz Miller, documentary filmmaker and co-founder of the Concordia Documentary Center
Some Futures of Documentary\
10:30 a.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall
Sonali Gulati, documentary filmmaker, Virginia Commonwealth University
Anayansi Prado, documentary filmmaker
Michelle Medina '05, documentary filmmaker
Social Justice, Documentary and "The Biz"
Noon. Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall
Debra Zimmerman, Executive Director, Women Make Movies
*****Pre-Symposium Special Event at Mount Holyoke College*****
Screening & Discussion with Liza Johnson
Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7PM
Dwight Hall, Room 101
Co-sponsored by the Film Studies and Gender Studies Programs and the Media & Journalism Nexus at Mount Holyoke College.
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