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John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Transfigured Night

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Trans...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added 19 days ago | 00:09:52 | 98 views

John Akomfrah’s Transfigured Night is a two-screen installation and reinterpretation of Richard Dehmel’s poem Verklärte Nacht that reflects on postcolonial histories. Exploring the many facets of migration, human experience, and politica...

Joan Jonas \ Reanimation, an Ongoing Performance

Joan Jonas \ Reanimation, an Ongoin...

2013 Fall Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added 3 months ago | 01:31:21 | 459 views

In Joan Jonas’s own words, Reanimation “is partly an homage to spiritual aspects of nature […], but as glaciers are now melting, the work […] reflects the present-day situation.” The piece is based on the 1968 novel Under the Glacier by ...

Tarek Elhaik \ The Incurable-Image

Tarek Elhaik \ The Incurable-Image

2013 Fall Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added 3 months ago | 01:31:02 | 467 views

Tarek Elhaik is a media anthropologist, film curator, and Assistant Professor of Media and Culture at San Francisco State University. His work is informed by archival research on Mexican and Latin American avant-garde film and experiment...

Simin Farkhondeh \ Bestow Media Literacy, Expose, Inspire Change

Simin Farkhondeh \ Bestow Media Lit...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added 11 months ago | 01:41:29 | 1188 views

Simin Farkhondeh is an award winning filmmaker, artist, educator, and activist. From 1995 to 2003 she produced and directed the acclaimed monthly TV show Labor at the Crossroads. Her films have been screened at the Whitney Biennial, Marg...

Karim Aïnouz \ I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You

Karim Aïnouz \ I Travel Because I H...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added 12 months ago | 01:47:59 | 2186 views

Karim Aïnouz is a Brazilian-Algerian filmmaker and visual artist whose work addresses issues of gender, identity, and personal histories. His films focus on characters who break universal taboos and transcend stereotypes. I Travel Becaus...

Knut Åsdam \ The Long Gaze, The Short Gaze

Knut Åsdam \ The Long Gaze, The Sho...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added 1 year ago | 01:58:28 | 1447 views

How, amidst continual changes in society and media and the shifting relationship between psychology and film spectatorship, can we deal with notions of site, space, society, and subjectivity within cinema today? What ...

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Considering the Stuart Hall Project

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Consi...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added 1 year ago | 01:27:09 | 1617 views

The Stuart Hall Project (2012) is a film on the cultural theorist and sociologist Stuart Hall. Directed by John Akomfrah and produced by Lina Gopaul, the film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January of 2013. Through archival foo...

Global Teaching Labs reflections

Global Teaching Labs reflections

MIT-Germany program

Added 1 year ago | 00:01:38 | 614 views

A student reflects about teaching science and math to German high school students, and living with a German host family during IAP.

Global Teaching Labs Israel - Israeli Culture Part II

Global Teaching Labs Israel - Israe...

Global Teaching Labs Israel Training 2012

Added over 1 year ago | 00:23:02 | 742 views

David Dolev on Israeli Culture - Part II

Global Teaching Labs Israel - Israeli Culture Part 1

Global Teaching Labs Israel - Israe...

Global Teaching Labs Israel Training 2012

Added over 1 year ago | 00:31:36 | 639 views

David Dolev on Israli culture - Part 1

Phillip James Cohen, MBA '13,  talks about why he chose MIT Sloan

Phillip James Cohen, MBA '13, talk...

The MBA Student Experience

Added over 1 year ago | 00:00:44 | 1682 views

Philip James Cohen, MBA '13, Co-President of the MIT Sloan Veterans Association talks about why he chose MIT Sloan for his MBA and about the culture of Entrepreneurship on campus.   For more information about MIT Sloan visit: mitslo...

Krista Lynes: Creative Geographies: Video Beyond the Global Village

Krista Lynes: Creative Geographies:...

2012 Fall Lecture Series - Cinematic Migrations

Added over 1 year ago | 01:28:13 | 1618 views

Krista Lynes, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies Department, Concordia University in Montreal, Canada In his critical analysis of postmodern culture, Fredric Jameson asserted that the particular temporality of video, its &l...

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