Oct

20

MFA|EDA Weekend Screenings: Gatten+Solomon+Rivette

Save the Dates: Oct 22+23 MFA|EDA is proud to host visiting artist, family and friend David Gatten on the weekend of October 22 and 23. Fittingly, we celebrate with screenings, and you are invited: ___________________________________________________ SAT OCT 22 The Magic of Jacques Rivette, Part II: Duelle, directed by Jacques Rivette, 1976, 121 min Presented by David […]

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Oct

17

Salima Al-Ismaili (’17) Named Kenan Graduate Arts Fellow

2016-2017 Kenan Institute for Ethics  Graduate Arts Fellow Salima Al-Ismaili (MFA|EDA ’17) is an Omani documentary artist working primarily in film and photography. Her previous documentaries explored issues of migration and displacement in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Jordan. Al-Ismaili’s current focus explores the constructed and blurred assigned gender roles of women within religion, and the role […]

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Aug

03

MFA|EDA Nick Pilarski (’15) and Destini RIley In The News

Hearty congratulations to Nick Pilarski (MFA|EDA ’15) and Destini Riley (Full Frame School of Doc ’15), recently named among Filmmaker Magazine‘s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Nick and Destini co-directed I, DESTINI, which had an impressive festival run this year and is now featured in the fifth season of New York Times’ Op-Docs. Filmmaker Magazine‘s 25 […]

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Jul

15

MFA|EDA Alina Taalman Named Inaugural Cassilhaus Travel Fellow

The Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship, made possible through a partnership between Cassilhaus, the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (CDS), was created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist. The biennial $10,000 fellowship, funded by […]

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Jun

15

#PPGARTISTS: Summer Residencies at Power Plant Gallery

Don’t miss it: The Power Plant Gallery hosts month-long residencies this summer. June — William Paul Thomas July — MJ Sharp August — qUest Details below and here. Check the Power Plant Gallery  website  for updated public evnt information. ***PLEASE NOTE: The PPG goes to a summer schedule during the months of June, July, and August. […]

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Apr

05

MFA|EDA 2016 Commencement Weekend, May 14+15

DUKE UNIVERSITY MFA|EDA CLASS OF 2016 COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND ____________________________ Saturday, May 14 OPEN STUDIO: 12:00-2:00pm, MFA|EDA Carpentry Shop, 1509 Campus Drive ____________________________ Sunday, May 15 COMMENCEMENT EVENTS: 9:00am, University-wide Commencement Ceremony, Wallace Wade Stadium MFA|EDA Degree Marshal: TAMIKA GALANIS 3:00pm, MFA|EDA Commencement and Diploma Distribution, Nasher Museum Auditorium MFA|EDA Commencement Speaker: NATASHA TRETHEWEY Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer […]

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Mar

16

MFA|EDA Alumni Directors and Producers in Spring Film Fests

We are very pleased to add continued congratulations to the following filmmakers and MFA|EDA alumni, all with film festival screenings this spring. Congratulations! ________________________ Anna Kipervaser (’15) — director:  Cairo In One Breath at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival; Instrument at Crossroads Film Festival; A Meeting, In Light at Indie Grits Laura Doggett (’13) — producer:  The […]

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Feb

15

MFA|EDA: The February Film Festival Four

We are very pleased to add continued congratulations to the following MFA|EDAs, all with film festival screenings this month. Congratulations! ________________________ Laura Doggett (’13) —  Another Kind of Girl and Children at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (and at SXSW next month). Anna Kipervaser (’15) — Cairo In One Breath at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Ava Lowrey […]

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Dec

09

Power Plant Gallery Summer Residency – Call for Submissions

Check out this great series of opportunities from our friends at the Power Plant Gallery: Power Plant Gallery Summer Artist Residency Deadline for applying: February 15, 2016 Notifications to accepted artists: March 15, 2016 Information:  http://powerplantgallery.org/ppgartists The Power Plant Gallery is pleased to offer three separate, one-month public studio residencies: June, July and August, 2016 […]

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Nov

30

MFA|EDA Works-In-Progress Presentations, Dec 8+9

Duke University’s first MFA program—in Experimental and Documentary Arts—invites the public to screenings of the works-in-progress from the thirteen students in the class of 2017. The students are enrolled in the first-year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. Five students will present their work on Tuesday, December 8, and eight students will present on Wednesday, December 9; […]

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Nov

10

MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Peter Hutton: Nov 16-18

Duke MFA|EDA is proud to announce an upcoming event featuring visiting artist Peter Hutton. As part of the influential filmmaker’s MFA|EDA visit, you are invited to join us for a rare program of personal prints and digital excerpts, followed by Q&A. Filmmaker/Friend/Family David Gatten will moderate the evening’s program. __________________________________ Peter Hutton: Analog and Digital Works Tuesday, November 17 […]

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Nov

09

MFA|EDA Alumni at 21st Annual Cucalorus Film Festival

Congratulations Laura Doggett (’13), Ava Lowrey (’15) and Aaron Kutnick (’15), all with films at the Cucalorus Film Festival, Nov 11-15 __________________________________________________ Laura Doggett produced Barriers of Separation, directed by Raghad Al Khatib, screening Thu Nov 12 at 10:00am. __________________________________________________ Ava Lowrey directed The Button King, screening Sat Nov 14 at 10:00am, and collaborated on […]

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