Digital Film

Film Screening with James Kienitz Wilkins - CANCELED

Other

Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10 a.m.
The Rutgers Filmmaking Center presents The Plagiarists (2019). During a series of country vacations, a young couple is shaken by a seemingly fraudulent yet unprovable act that strikes to the core of their cultural pretensions. The artist James Kienitz Wilkins will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

James Kienitz Wilkins is a filmmaker and artist based in Brooklyn, New York. His work has been screened at many international film festivals and venues, including New York, Toronto, Locarno, CPH:DOX and MoMA PS1.

Visiting Filmmaker Series: Minding the Gap

Other

Monday, February 17, 2020 at 7 p.m.
In "Minding the Gap," Three young men bond across racial lines to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. Ten years later, while facing adult responsibilities, unsettling revelations force them to reckon with their fathers, their mothers, and each other. Bing Liu will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

Visiting Filmmaker Series: The Nightcrawlers

Other

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 10 a.m.

Visiting Filmmaker Series: Little Men

Other

Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10 a.m.
Jake is a quiet, sensitive middle schooler with dreams of being an artist. He meets the affably brash Tony at his grandfather's funeral, and the unlikely pair soon hit it off. The budding friendship is put at risk, however, when a rent dispute between Jake's father, Brian, and Tony's mother, Leonor, threatens to become contentious. Ira Sachs will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

BFA Film Showcase - CANCELED

Other

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Documentary, fiction, and experimental work by up-and-coming student filmmakers.

Rutgers Cinema

Free

Visiting Filmmaker Series: Sky Hopinka

Other

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10 a.m.
Works by Hopinka (Ho-Chunk/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians) centering around personal positions of homeland and landscape, designs of language and facets of culture contained within, and the play between the accessibility of the known and the unknowable. Hopinka will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

Rutgers Cinema

Free

Visiting Filmmaker Series: Dickinson

Other

Friday, January 31, 2020 at 10 a.m.
Dickinson takes place during Emily Dickinson’s era with a modern sensibility and tone. It takes viewers into the world of Emily, audaciously exploring the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of a budding writer who doesn’t fit in to her own time through her imaginative point of view. Dickinson is Emily’s coming-of-age story – one woman’s fight to get her voice heard. Playwright Alena Smith will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

Visiting Filmmaker Series: American Factory - CANCELED

Other

Monday, May 4, 2020 at 7 p.m.
An Academy Award-winning documentary about the 2016 opening of a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Moros plant in the post-industrial Ohio by a Chinese billionaire. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America. Directors Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

Free - ticket required

BFA Film Showcase - CANCELED

Other

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Documentary, fiction, and experimental work by up-and-coming student filmmakers.

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

Free - ticket required