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Posts tagged "Film"

Scribe Video Center presents Chavela

Through its lyrical structure, CHAVELA takes viewers on an evocative, thought provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing ranchera singer Chavela Vargas. Although she didn’t officially identify as a lesbian until she was 81 years old, Chavela carefully crafted a public persona as a powerful, rebellious, free spirited outsider who blazed her own unique trail. [learn more]

Lynn Denton (LTA '11, WOO '00) presents Three Scenes from THE MILLINER

You are invited to a special screening of "Three Scenes from THE MILLINER" on Friday, April 27, at Stapeley/Wesley Enhanced Living, 6300 Greene Street (Germantown), at 2:30 pm. There will be a Q and A afterward. [learn more]

Scribe Video Center Hosts Screening of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez on April 27

Packed with performances, this intimate portrait captures the breadth of Sanchez's rich and often unsettled life. [learn more]

Scribe Video Center launches The Documentary History Project for Youth

The Documentary History Project for Youth is an annual after-school, weekend and summertime digital media production workshop for middle and high school students. Each year, youth participants create short documentary films as a way to explore some aspect of the social, political and cultural history of Philadelphia. In past years students have focused on policing, African American history, and local folk music traditions. [learn more]

2018 Flaherty Film Seminar Fellowship Applications Now Open 2018 Flaherty Film Seminar Fellowship Applications Now Open

2018 Flaherty Film Seminar Fellowship Applications Now Open

The Philadelphia Foundation is supporting the participation of six Philadelphia-area film professionals and students to attend the Flaherty Film Seminar (June 15 - 22, 2018). The award covers the entire registration fee, which includes room, board, and all special events throughout the week. Deadline to apply is February 16. [learn more]

Free After-School Film Program for High School Students Free After-School Film Program for High School Students

Free After-School Film Program for High School Students

Project Twenty1 is sponsoring four high school students for a tuition-free after-school film program, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 - 6:00 PM in Norristown, PA. The program runs from late January through May. [learn more]

M. Asli Dukan Featured in Generocity

M. Asli Dukan (LTA '16, ACG '16, '14), nominated for the 2017 Philly Geek Awards 'Geek of the Year' at this year’s Philly Geek Awards and a recent recipient of our Transformation Award, works to create short films that fall under the “speculative fiction” genres. [learn more]

Even the Rain Even the Rain

Taino Cultural Workshop Hosts Film Screening of Even the Rain

The Taino Cultural Workshop in collaboration with the Caribbean Community in Philadelphia will host a film screening of Even the Rain (También la lluvia) on June 3. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion facilitated by Priscilla Anacakuyani (ACG '17) on how colonialism affected the peoples of the Caribbean during the time of contact, Indigenous survival, and what effects are still felt today in the Caribbean and the rest of the Americas. [learn more]

Open Video Call at ICA Open Video Call at ICA

Open Video Call Screening at ICA

Join ICA on May 31 for an outdoor screening of video works by Philadelphia-area artists and filmmakers included in the annual Open Video Call, on view on the first floor of the museum April 28 through August 6, 2017. Enjoy an evening of popsicles, drinks, and snacks on our museum terrace! [learn more]

Remember When Remember When

"Remember When" Collection of Short Animated Films Reflecting on Girlhood Screening at PhillyCAM

Lindsey Martin and Sara Zia Ebrahimi (LTA '14, ACG '13, '09) curate Remember When, a collection of short animated films reflecting on girlhood, screening as part of Live Culture at PhillyCAM on June 2. The line-up includes The FBI Blew Up My Ice Skates, co-directed by Martin and Ebrahimi. [learn more]

Visual Storytelling: Food as Culture Heritage and Community Visual Storytelling: Food as Culture Heritage and Community

Workshop Series: Visual Storytelling: Food as Culture Heritage and Community

Scribe Video Center and Philadelphia Folklore Project present Visual Storytelling: Food as Culture Heritage and Community, a workshop series led by instructors Selina Morales and Sosena Solomon (LTA '14, ACG '13). Participants will discuss the social and political aspects of diverse food traditions, and create short films demonstrating how food can build communities while honoring traditions. The six sessions will be held on Thursdays starting May 4, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00PM. [learn more]

Call for Submissions: ICA Open Video Call

Institute of Contemporary Art Open Video Call accepts submissions of new video works by Philadelphia-area artists and filmmakers, for exhibition on the first floor of the museum April 28 - August 13, 2017. [learn more]

Sara Zia Ebrahimi's Short Films Screen on March 3 and 9

Sara Zia Ebrahimi's (LTA '14, ACG '13, '09) short film The FBI Blew Up My Ice Skates will be screened as part of the Philadelphia Film Society's Philly Film Showcase on March 3. The film will also screen on March 9 at the Newtown Theatre's Independent Film Night in Newton, PA. [learn more]

Catherine Pancake presents Queering Sound and Image on March 10 and 26

Catherine Pancake (ACG '16) presents Queering Sound and Image, a project consisting of a free workshop and panel on March 10, and a live performance on March 26, both at The Rotunda, focusing on diverse approaches to sound and music for film. Participants include Camae Ayewa (LTA '15, ACG '07) and Iris Devins (ACG '16). [learn more]

Dr. Yaba Blay Launches Professional Black Girl

Dr. Yaba Blay launches Professional Black Girl, an original video series created to celebrate everyday Black womanhood, and to smash racist and “respectable” expectations of how they should "behave." [learn more]

Storyville - New Works Produced through Scribe Workshops

Scribe Video Center presents Storyville - New Works Produced Through Scribe Workshops on September 16. [learn more]

Cheryl Hess Named Recipient of AOL Charitable Foundation Award

Cheryl Hess is the recipient of the AOL Charitable Foundation Award from the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund for her film Marriage Cops. [learn more]

Lily Hughes Performs in Recipes for Survival: An Elders Dance History Project with BARETEETH

Lily Hughes will perform in Recipes for Survival: An Elders Dance History Project with collective BARETEETH at Arts on the Avenue Gallery on September 10. [learn more]

Tina Morton Shows When We Came Up Here at BlackStar Film Festival

Tina Morton’s short film When We Came Up Here is screening at BlackStar Film Festival as part of Scribe Video Center’s The Great Migration Project on August 6. [learn more]

Scribe Video Center Presents the Great Migration Project

The Great Migration Project is a series of exploratory audio and video works that celebrates the historic passage of African Americans to the North. [learn more]

5th Annual Latino Film Festival

The Philadelphia Latino Film Festival (PHLAFF) being held June 10 – June 12 at The Caplan Recital Hall (211 S Broad St, Fl 17th) was established in 2012 and has become the Greater Philadelphia region’s only festival showcasing the extraordinary and innovative work of emerging and established Latin American and Latino filmmakers. [learn more]

Call for Submissions: Street Movies! 2016

Scribe Video Center’s Street Movies! is seeking short films and videos for the Outdoor Summer Screening Series 2016 program. Deadline: June 15, 2016 [learn more]

Apply Now for a DNA Seed Grant

The Detroit Narrative Agency, an initiative of Allied Media Projects, supports storytellers who are advancing the narratives of justice and liberation through compelling, quality, moving-image projects. Deadline: June 24 [learn more]

Milena Velis and Melissa Skolnick Screening Short Film

Milena Velis (ACG '10) and Melissa Skolnick (ACG '12) will be screening their short film The Engine of My Life as part of Taller Puertorriqueño's panel "Voices and Images of the Affected" at Taller Puertorriqueño’s Roberto Hernandez Theater (2557 North 5th St) May 14, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. [learn more]

Iranian American Cinema Now Accepting Submissions

Iranian American Cinema is creating a program of short films written and directed by Iranian American filmmakers. Deadline: May 30 [learn more]

Jos Duncan Presents To Be A Human Being: A Collective Portrait of Humanity

Jos Duncan (LTA '13, ACG '11) the USA Producer, presents along with Creative Producer Russell Porter and Executive Producer Tanya Valette, To Be A Human Being: A Collective Portrait of Humanity a 6-part global documentary series exploring 6 themes in 8 countries. Through 1-hour episodes, the series explores: Love, Hope, Faith, Sustenance, Culture, and Fear. Each episode of the series will air on PhillyCAM (Comcast 66/Verizon 29) every Sunday evening from March 6 - April 10 at 8:30pm. [learn more]

Win a $1,000 prize for your original 3 minute video!

USA Our Way is a short-form video art contest that asks artists to imagine American identity as one that encompasses all of our complexities and histories. Five finalists will have their films screened at ArtChangeUS REMAP: Bay Area, an event held on April 15-16 in San Francisco, Deadline: April 1 [learn more]

PAAFF Open for Film Submissions!

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), now in its 9th year, is officially accepting entries for their 2016 festival season via Without A Box. They are accepting films from Asian and non-Asian filmmakers that either feature Asians in lead roles in front of or behind the camera and/or have stories pertaining to Asian Americans. [learn more]

Tayarisha Poe 2016 Knight Fellow

Sundance Institute annually selects up to four artists from the eight Knight resident communities to attend the Sundance Film Festival. [learn more]

Registration Now Open for the Screening Scholarship Media Festival 2016

camra at Penn presents the 4th Annual Screening Scholarship Media Festival for two (April 1-2) days of panel discusions, film screenings, sound and image installations, and a keynote event. [learn more]