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Filmmakers Sarah Schenck ’87 and Margaret Sclafani ’08 Visit Campus for Hepburn Center Events

Posted February 18, 2010
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Hepburn Center Fellow Sarah Schenck ’87 returns to Bryn Mawr next week with fellow filmmaker Margaret Sclafani ’08 for a variety of special events, including a lecture in the  Center for Visual Culture‘s Wednesday colloquium series and a screening of Schenck’s film Slippery Slope at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. In addition, Schenck will meet […]

Hepburn Center Welcomes Filmmaker, Health Advocate as New Fellows; Previous Fellows to Return

Posted September 3, 2009
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Filmmaker Sarah Schenck ’87 and Philadelphia public-health advocate Carol Rogers have been selected as Hepburn Fellows for the 2009-10 academic year, Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center Director Leslie Rescorla has announced. In addition, 2008-09 Fellow Maya Ajmera ’89 will be returning to campus on Oct. 22 to lead a workshop on social entrepeneurship, and 2008-09 Fellow […]

Filmic find from the archives to be shown Monday

Posted April 7, 2009
May Day 1972. Photo by Katrina Thomas, courtesy of Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections.

Next Monday, April 13, the Friends of the Bryn Mawr College Library will sponsor the world premiere of a film that was completed 37 years ago but never released. Eight of the film’s subjects— Bryn Mawr professors who were interviewed on campus in the spring of 1972—will attend the screening and an informal conversation to follow, in Wyndham House’s Ely Room from 7 to 9 p.m. … Read more»

Q&A: Film Studies Director Michael Tratner on Cinema During Times of Economic Crisis

Posted March 10, 2009
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Film Studies Director Michael Tratner, author of Deficits and Desires: Economics and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Literature, talks about economic crisis and the movies, from The Great Gatsby to Slumdog Millionaire. Read more&raquo

Filmmakers to screen documentary on struggling actors

Posted February 6, 2009

Director Tony Zierra and producer Elizabeth Yoffe will screen and discuss their new documentary film My Big Break at Bryn Mawr on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Room B21 of the Rhys Carpenter Library. The event, sponsored by The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center, the Film Studies Program, and the Department of Psychology, is […]

Saskia Subramanian ’88 to screen, discuss her film Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors

Posted October 23, 2008

Saskia Subramanian ’88 will present and discuss her documentary film Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors, on Monday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Carpenter B21. The event, sponsored by the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Department of Sociology, is free and open to the public. Beyond Breast Cancer chronicles the experiences of nine […]