It has been our pleasure to put together a provocative and compelling
program of screenings for this year's SCS conference in Chicago. The
following schedule will give you titles and times for screenings. A color
program with full text awaits you with your registration packets at the
Congress Hotel in Chicago.
We are looking forward to seeing all of you and hope you enjoy the show!!
for the Screening Committee, Ilene S. Goldman
Patty Zimmerman, Ithaca College, Committee Chair
Jackie Stewart, University of Chicago
Screenings at a Glance
All screenings (except the University of Chicago event) will be held in the
Congress Plaza Hotel in The Congressional Room, Third Floor.
Thursday, March 9
12:00 to 1:45 p.m.
Lip, Hollywood Harem, Performing the Border, presented by Debra Zimmermann,
Women Make Movies
1:45 to 3:30 p.m.
Street-Level Youth Media exposition, presented by Paul Teruel, co-founder
and Special Projects Director, some young media artists at Street-Level
Friday, March 10
Hollywood Behind the Wall: East German Films 1946-1990, presented by Barton
Byg, University of Massachusetts, and Beth Moore, University of
Please Don't Bury Me Alive, directed by Efrain Gutierrez, presented by Chon
Living with Pride: Ruth Ellis @ 100, presented by Yvonne Welbon, filmmaker
Anne Marie Fleming retrospective, presented by the filmmaker
Racializing the Real: A Special Screening Forum with media artists John
Caldwell, UCLA; Yvonne Welbon, filmmaker; Ann Marie Fleming, filmmaker,
moderated by Jacqueline Stewart, University of Chicago, and Ilene S.
Goldman, independent scholar
Saturday, March 11
9:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Preserved: 50 Treasures from American Film Archives, presented by Scott
Simmon, University of California-Davis; Martin Marks, M.I.T.; Jeff Lambert,
National Film Preservation Foundation
Digital Salon, featuring new CD ROMs by Chris Marker, Muntadas, Zoe Beloff,
Leah Gilliam, Yuri Tsivian, Michelle Citron, presented by digital d.j.'s
Ilene S. Goldman, independent scholar; Erika Muhammad, N.Y.U.; Yuri
Tsivian, University of Chicago; Michelle Citron, Northwestern University.
12:45-2:00 p.m. Digital Salon Open.
For freestyle surfing, drop by and navigate the CD ROMs on your own!
Betraying Amnesia, Portraying Ourselves: Video Portraits by Latin American
and Latino/a Artists, curated and presented by Liz Miller and Dara
Greenwald, Video Data Bank
American Psychodrama: Sigmund Freud vs. Henry Ford, curated by Nelson
Hendricks,presented by Kate Horsfeld and Abina Manning, Video Data Bank
The work of Mounir Fatmi, presented by Tarik El Haik, Arab Film Festival
The Man with the Movie Camera, special 35mm screening with live music based
on Vertov's original score, at the University of Chicago, with a panel
discussion with Tom Gunning, Dennis James, and Yuri Tsivian. Reception
Sunday, March 12
Essential Things: New Film and Video by Les/Bi Women, presented by Women in
the Directors Chair board members
California Newsreel African Film Double Feature: La Petite Vendeuse de
Soleil, directed by Djibril Diop Mambety, Senegal and La Vie Sur Terre,
directed by Abderrahmane Sissako, Mauritania
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