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Standing Room Only: Infrastructure, Immobilities, Independence, and an Iraqi Refugee & Cheryl Dunye: Blurring Distinctions

On February 20, Refugee Studies doctoral student Lydia Lahey presented her paper on “the refugee settlement process in the Midwest through the analysis of the humanitarian practices by nongovernmental organizations and community organizations.” Specifically, she focused on the experience of Laila, an Iraqi refugee in Indianapolis. But that is just the first half hour. On January 23, Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker …

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Hola Bloomington – April 1, 2016

Hola Bloomington’s host Israel F Herrera and guests Josefina Carcamo y Ricardo Bello interview cast members Yaueku Migue, Antonio Bolivar and producer Cristina Gallego from the renowned film “Embrace of the Serpent.” The film will be presented at the IU Cinema during the 2016 Latina Film Festival and Conference.

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Arts Interchange – Roger Hallas: Documenting the Photographic Event

Roger Hallas talks about the ways two technologies for image capture combine in documentaries about photographers and how these sharpen the focus on what is meant by the “event of photography.” The act of filming photography, of framing one medium through its perceived other, necessarily draws attention to the question of medium. While scholars have analyzed this self-reflexive practice within …

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Film Director Spheeris to Appear at IU Cinema

Los Angeles based director Penelope Spheeris is coming to the IU Cinema this Friday for a 75-minute public interview. The event starts at 3. It is free, but ticketed. Spheeris’s documentaries highlight the evolution of the punk and heavy metal scene in LA over the years as well as the chaos that often comes with rock n’ roll. She was …

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bloomingOUT – October 10, 2013

African American drag king performer and filmmaker KB Boyce and queer Asian-American activist and artist Celeste Chan stop by the studio to chat about the production company they founded in San Francisco for queer artists of color called Queer Rebels Productions.  They also provide information about their film series “Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance” showing at the IU Cinema …

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