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Cinema and Media Arts

From South Africa with Love: Bill-Kande Badi, BA’19

Apr. 9, 2019—Bill-Kande Badi never imagined he’d pursue a career in film when he traveled more than 8,500 miles from his hometown of Pretoria, South Africa, to study at Vanderbilt. But then he signed up for Cinema and Media Arts courses and “fell in love with making movies.”

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‘Sloppy Bonnie,’ ‘Vanderbinge’ at Neely Auditorium April 17-18

Apr. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt University Theatre and the Department of Cinema and Media Arts will present a two-night event at Neely Auditorium April 17-18.

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‘Robert Penn Warren’ film director to attend documentary screening

Jan. 17, 2019—A documentary on Robert Penn Warren—a distinguished writer, critic and Vanderbilt alumnus—will be screened on campus Jan. 23, followed by a Q&A with Tom Thurman, the film director.

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New faculty: Alejandro T. Acierto

Nov. 12, 2018—Alejandro T. Acierto is Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Digital Art and New Media.

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‘Aesthetics of New Korean Film’ and discussion with director Kim Jee-Woon

Oct. 18, 2018—The Asian Studies and Cinema and Media Arts programs will present a special film series on the works of Korean director Kim Jee-Woon Oct. 25-26

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Arts and Science’s Jonathan Waters awarded 2018 Chancellor’s Cup

Oct. 10, 2018—Senior Lecturer in Cinema and Media Arts Jonathan Waters’ fierce commitment to helping students from all walks of life achieve success in the arts was among several reasons he was awarded the 2018 Chancellor’s Cup on Tuesday.

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Diverse voices speak out on the arts at Chancellor’s Town Hall

Oct. 4, 2018—Expanding trans-institutional collaborations and strengthening support for student research were among ideas voiced at a Chancellor’s Town Hall on the impact of the arts on campus and in society.

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Chancellor’s Town Hall to focus on the arts, music and theatre

Sep. 27, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a town hall Oct. 3 to discuss the importance of the arts, music and theatre on campus and the potential for new collaborations among these disciplines.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements

May. 4, 2018—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements at Vanderbilt.

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Class of 2018: Briana Francois wants to make content that resonates and entertains

Apr. 26, 2018—The only thing Briana Francois enjoys more than watching TV and digital content is creating it. Her double majors in psychology and cinema and media arts have allowed her both to examine human behavior and represent it authentically on film.

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A&S senior to represent Vanderbilt in ‘Jeopardy!’ College Championship

Apr. 4, 2018—Carsen Smith, a College of Arts and Science senior from Jacksonville, Florida, will represent Vanderbilt University in the Jeopardy! College Championship April 9–20.

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Three A&S professors discuss ‘Hollywood’s Gender Problem’

Nov. 29, 2017—"Hollywood's Gender Problem," a Belcourt Theatre three-part seminar, will be led by Arts and Science professors Bonnie Dow, Claire Sisco King and Jennifer Fay three Saturdays—December 2, 9 and 16.

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