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Teenage boys of color invited to ‘Why We Can’t Wait’ film seminar

Dec. 13, 2017—"Why We Can't Wait," a weeklong film seminar intended for teenage boys of color, will be led by Professor Gilman Whiting at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Dec. 18-21.

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Cinema and media arts professor’s Alaskan dog mushing film to be screened at Nashville festival

Oct. 9, 2017—Jonathan Rattner's passion for creating films that draw the audience into places often unseen or forgotten is reflected in "The Interior," to be screened at the Southern Festival of Books.

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ filmmaker to speak at Vanderbilt

Sep. 29, 2017—Filmmaker Raoul Peck, whose works include the Oscar-nominated 'I Am Not Your Negro,' will speak on campus Oct. 18, and two of his films will be screened at Sarratt Cinema Oct. 4 and 16.

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‘I See Me’ film seminar to engage black teen boys

May. 16, 2017—Gilman Whiting, whose areas of research include psycho-social educational resilience, race and fatherhood initiatives will co-lead a Belcourt Theatre film series for black teenage boys.

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Indigenous use of digital media focus of VU-MTSU conference March 26-28

Mar. 23, 2015—The InDigital Latin American Conference: Indigenous Engagement with Digital and Electronic Media will cover indigenous filmmaking as well as indigenous engagement with radio, television, DVDs, photography, social media and more.

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Vanderbilt’s International Lens spring films unveiled

Jan. 24, 2013—International Lens, Vanderbilt University’s award-winning film series, has resumed for the spring semester through mid-April.

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Documentary ‘Half the Sky’ to screen Nov. 5, 7

Nov. 2, 2012—Half the Sky, a documentary film inspired by the acclaimed book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, will be screened in two parts Monday, Nov. 5, and Wednesday, Nov. 7, in conjunction with the International Lens Film Series at Sarratt Cinema. The screenings will begin...

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Zombie images focus of March (Lunch) Box lecture March 7

Mar. 1, 2012—James McFarland, assistant professor of German and film, will speak on the historical beginnings of the zombie image and the reasons why it remains pervasive today in literature, film and other areas of current culture. His talk is titled “Profane Apocalypse: The Zombie Image as a Historical Symptom.”

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Superlative Celluloid

Feb. 1, 2012—Click arrow above to listen to an InterVU with International Lens co-chair Marci Angevine about the spring 2012 film schedule.   International Lens’ diverse line-up is pure gold for Nashville cinephiles When Sherif Barsoum came to Vanderbilt in 2007 as director of International Student and Scholar Services, he discovered a wonderful campus theater in Sarratt...

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International Lens offers full slate of films for spring semester

Jan. 12, 2012—At 103, Manoel de Oliveira is the world’s oldest working filmmaker. His 2008 work The Strange Case of Angelica screens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, as part of the International Lens film series at Vanderbilt. International Lens recently launched a full slate of films for its spring 2012 semester, which features acclaimed dramatic and...

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Listen: Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning winter classes

Nov. 17, 2011—The schedule of winter 2012 non-credit classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt include aging and sexuality, reflections of life in Civil War Tennessee, the future of medicine and Humphrey Bogart film classics.

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‘Musica Campesina’ to screen free at Sarratt

Sep. 7, 2011—'Musica Campesina,' shot in May over the course of six days by Vanderbilt film students and visiting professor Alberto Fuguet, has earned high praise in the festival circuit.

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