Upcoming Special Events

2017 CANES FILM FESTIVAL

The University of Miami Department of Cinema and Interactive Media 20th annual CANES FILM FESTIVAL (May 4-7) is a competitive festival open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Motion Pictures Program at UM. The films are juried by a panel of professionals from the film and television industry.

Previous judges have included Barry Waldman, David Nutter, Michael Robin, Juan Carlos Coto, Jeff Respress, Charles Vignola, Erin Moyer, David Issacs and many others.

Our only goal is to showcase our student’s amazing talent, hard work and accomplishments.

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William Uricchio - From Medium to Mission

Please join us on February 16. The title of William Uricchio's talk is "From Medium to Mission: Recalibrating the Documentary for the Digital Age." Apart from being a wonderful speaker, we can expect to see some of the work at the M.I.T. Open Documentary Lab. All are welcome.

Presented by the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media, Center for Humanities and Department of Journalism and Media Management at the University of Miami.

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THE SEARCHERS in 35MM

FORD AND WAYNE IN RETROSPECT: THE SEARCHERS AT 60
Presented by New York Times Bestselling Author Scott Eyman

The Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies commemorates the 60th anniversary of THE SEARCHERS with a 35mm screening of the film presented by University of Miami Professor and bestselling author Scott Eyman.

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FORWARD TOWARD FREEDOM: BEYONCÉ'S SONIC FOURTH WAVE FEMINISM

In her multimedia presentation FORWARD TOWARD FREEDOM: BEYONCÉ'S SONIC FOURTH WAVE FEMINISM, Professor Daphne A. Brooks explores the politics of Beyonce’s avant-garde, sonic social justice activism. Through clips and examples, she traces the evolution of her insurgent public intellectualism, and aims to place Beyonce’s work in a broad historical context in which black women musicians have disrupted and reimagined the public sphere through sound.

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SINATRA ON FILM: HISTORYMIAMI

Dr. Christina Lane, Chair of the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media and Director for the Norton Herrick Center for Motion Pictures Studies, is introducing a screening of Frank Sinatra’s A Hole in the Head and holding a Q&A for HistoryMiami on February 18 at 5:30 p.m.

The event helps to kick off the museum’s multi-media exhibition SINATRA: AN AMERICAN ICON, opening March 4, curated by the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles and commemorating the entertainer’s 100th birthday.

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