Category Archives: Faculty Work

Professor LeAnn documentary screened at Filmadelphia Series

Screen-Leann top secret rosiesTemple University professor LeAnn Erickson had the Philadelphia premiere of  her award winning documentary
 Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII (2010) on September 16, as part of the Filmadelphia series, an event produced by the Philadelphia Film Society.
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Professor Rea Tajiri presents two projects and a Master Class this month

Wisdom Gone WildProfessor Rea Tajiri, of Temple University’s Department of Film and Media Arts will present her new project, Wisdom Gone Wild at Penn Memory Center on Monday, September 8. This film examines the difficulties of being a caregiver to a parent with dementia.
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Professor Rodney Evans’ film Brother to Brother had a 10th Anniversary screening in LA

BROTHER TO BROTHER, directed by FMA Professor Rodney Evans, had a Tenth Anniversary screening in Los Angeles on  Sunday, June 22nd at the Hammer Museum. The event was sponsored by the UCLA Film and Television Archive and the Outfest Legacy Project and featured a post-screening discussion with Professor Evans.
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Professor Rea Tajiri’s film Lordville to screen at LA Asian Pacific Film Fest

Lordville, directed by Temple University FMA Professor Rea Tajiri, will be screened on May 4th at the LA Asian Pacific Film Fest. Celebrating the 30th year, the festival presents over 140 films from more then 20 different countries featuring World Premieres, Sneak Previews; Showcasing Documentaries and Narratives Focusing on the Voices of Asian Pacific Americans and Asian Peoples from Around the World.
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Professor Nora M. Alter was featured guest speaker at the University of Maryland Symposium

FMA Temple’s Professor Nora Alter was invited to present her work on the University of Maryland Film Colloquium: “The Filmmaker’s Voice: The Essay Film and the Circulation of Ideas”, on 4th of April. Her talk, entitled: “Essays Elsewhere” was part of a conference, co-organized by the Film Studies Program and the Graduate Field Committee in Film Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park and The National Gallery of Art. 
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FMA Professor Peter d’Agostino’s projects featured in April

Apr 11-15  Harvestworks Digital Media Center, New York City    Installation: preview of a work-in-progress World-Wide-Walks / between earth & water / ICE is a video – web installation of Peter d’Agostino’s video walks performed at glaciers in Iceland, Alaska & Argentina.
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Professor Rea Tajiri’s film Lordville to Premier in the documentary Competition at CAAM FEST

Lordville, directed by Temple University FMA Professor Rea Tajiri, will have its premier at CAAMFest. The film will be screened March 15th at the Pacific Film Archive Theater in Berkeley, and March 16th at Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, in San Francisco.
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Academy-Awarded Temple Alumni Documentaries To Screen at IHP, Jan. 8

This edition of the Archive Fever 5.0 features three Temple University Student Academy Award Winners for Documentary Film: “You see, I`ve had a life”, directed by Ben Levin, “Through Adam`s eyes”, directed by Bob Saget and “Beyond imagining”, directed by Wendy Weinberg.
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Program and Project Specialist Leonard Guercio To Screen at Villanova University on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Mannella Lecture 2013 eviteFMA program and project specialist Leonard Guercio will be featured in an annual event that focuses on scholarship about Italian-American history, culture and the immigrant experience: The Alfred F. Mannella and Rose T. Lauria-Mannella Endowed Distinguished Speaker Series Lecture at Villanova University on Wednesday, Dec.
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Prof. Evans To Screen His New Feature THE HAPPY SAD in Chicago on Friday 11/8, in NY on Saturday, 11/16

The Chicago premiere of THE HAPPY SAD, the second fiction feature by FMA Professor Rodney Evans, will take place on Friday, Nov. 7th at 9pm at the Logan Theater, 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. It is part of the Reeling31, The Chicago International LGBT Film Festival.
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