Babushkas of Chernobyl (10/2)

Join us for a screening of The Babushkas of Chernobyl (2015) and in-person Q&A with director Holly Morris, in conversation with Prof. Tatyana Bronstein, Department of Film & Television, followed by a first look at a 2023 follow-up film.   In the radioactive Dead Zone surrounding Chernobyl’s Reactor No. 4, a defiant community of women […]

Asian American Film Forum (04/10)

With the historical wins for Asian Americans at the Oscars, Department of World Languages and Literatures is launching the BU Asian American Film Forum on April 10, 2023. At this inaugural film forum, we will be screening “Everything Everywhere All at Once” and opening up for students to discuss the film. Prior to this discussion, Prof. Petrus […]

Aby Warburg: Metamorphosis and Memory Film Screening

Written and directed by Judith Wechsler, Aby Warburg: Metamorphosis and Memory (2016; 60 min.) tells the story of this innovative and influential art historian. With interests that ranged from the Italian Renaissance to Hopi ritual dances, from frescoes to postage stamps, Warburg sought to combine the fields of art history, anthropology, and religion. He explored […]

Cinema and Mobility: A new look at Korea’s modernity in the 20th century

TITLE: Cinema and Mobility: A new look at Korea’s modernity in the 20th century TIME:  Tuesday, October 20, 5-6:30pm. LOCATION: STH Room 625, 745 Commonwealth Ave.   SPEAKER:   Han Sang KIM, PhD in Historical Sociology Visiting Researcher, Boston University Center for the Study of Asia   This talk is intended to provide a visual sociological framework for investigating the […]

People Are the Sky Screening

Boston University, School of Theology Hosts the screening of   People Are the Sky 94 minute documentary, 2015 Directed, produced, written, and narrated by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, a Korean American born in North Korea a Ph.D from Boston University, Graduate School/School of Theology at the George Sherman Union Conference Auditorium, 775 Commonwealth Ave., 2nd floor.                 […]