Panthers with a love for film have some great options to choose from when picking their Summer and Fall 2020 classes this term.
For those who are drawn to historical studies, FIU is offering a course on Early America in Fact, Film, and Fiction at the MMC campus this summer, which will compare historical texts to the way early American history is portrayed in film. The term will also offer an array of online options including Holocaust Cinema as well as both Intro To Film Studies and History of Film, which are required courses for completion of the Film Studies certificate. Continue reading Summer And Fall Course Offerings: A Little Something For Everyone
Calling all filmmakers! This year’s Panther Film Festival will be taking place on April 15th at 7:30pm in GC 140. If you have a short film you’ve been working on, this is your opportunity to showcase it to fellow peers and even win prizes. Applications are open now until April 1st, with completed films due April 9th. You can find the applications here. Continue reading The Third Annual Student Film Festival Applications + Info
The Oscars nominations have been out for 2 weeks now and I am still upset. Almost everywhere you look, there is some kind of discussion going on around the lack of equality and diversity paired with calls to fix it. This year’s biggest award show in the film industry is no exception.
The Oscars have come under fire for their lack of diversity on numerous occasions, and soon after the 2020 Nominations were released, the Academy Awards made headlines for all the wrong reasons once again. This year’s nominations seem to be part two of the #OscarsSoWhite fiasco in 2015, with nearly all of the nominations being given to white, male-led, male-directed, and male-focused films.
Continue reading The Oscars Know They’re So White and Don’t Really Care
The Miami Jewish Film Festival is known for the diversity of its offerings. Those of us interested in romance and uplifting stories got to enjoy the South Florida Premier of German director Marcus H Rosenmüller’s The Keeper, a passionate biopic about Bert Trautmann (played by David Kross, Steven Spielberg’s War Horse), a German prisoner of war turned Manchester City football star and a symbol for peace and reconciliation in the 1950’s.
Continue reading The Keeper: A Story of Romance and Reconciliation