The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Jan 27, 2020 - Feb 3, 2020
Holocaust Cinema: History, Memory Narritives Poster

New Graduate Course! Holocaust Cinema: History, Memory, Narratives

University of Massachusetts Amherst
12:00 pm

This seminar provides a cultural history of cinematic treatments of the Holocaust, traces major trends and changes in Holocaust representations, and raises questions concerning historical memory of...
Jan 28, 2020 - Feb 3, 2020
The Jewish Experience from Text to Film

New Course! Adaptation: The Jewish Experience from Text to Film

University of Massachusetts Amherst
12:00 pm

This course approaches adaptation in two different senses: media to media and culture to culture. In both cases, we will ask questions about the nature of transformation. What is gained and what is...
Feb 8, 2020
Maria Guarino

Body Tricks: Using Sylvia Plath's Space to Explore my Seizures

Anchor House of Artists 518 Pleasant St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
6:30 pm

Through a performative video graphic essay, Maria Guarino aims to create an honest, self-narrated space of her experience as an epileptic woman without filter, enabled by Sylvia Plath’s novel The...
Feb 13, 2020

Nurstory Film Festival

Old Chapel - Great Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Please join us in an afternoon of storytelling, engagement, and sharing.  We will show the digital stories of nurses and honor the contributions of nurses recognizing 2020 as the World Health...

2020 Five College Film Festival Submission Deadline


3:00 pm

The annual Five College Film Festival is back in its 26th year! Want to submit your film for a chance to be shown at the festival? Click the link to get started!
Feb 26, 2020

Keyholes: Short Films from Israel/Palestine

Isenberg Flavin Family Auditorium (SOM 137)(map)
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Funny, poignant, heartbreaking, and consistently stunning, these shorts allow us keyhole glimpses into a world outside expected Israeli and Palestinian narratives. A rare chance to experience films not often seen for both political and social reasons (1 hour 29 min).  Introduced and Guest Curated by Olga Gershenson (UMass).