Apr

30

Stills: Studies of the MFA Studio Space – Week 10

Week 10 of an ongoing series of photographs brought to you by Lisa McCarty (MFAEDA ’13) and her arsenal of Polaroid cameras. Through Laura’s Screen MFAEDA Carpentry Shop | April 2012 Impossible Instant Film

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Apr

23

The Short Films of Bill Brown at Carrack Modern Art April 28

Come out to Carrack Modern Art gallery on Saturday, April 28th at 8:00 for an evening of short films by renowned filmmaker and all-around good guy, Bill Brown.  Brown is a recent addition to the Arts of the Moving Image faculty at Duke University and has screened his films all over the world, including Sundance, […]

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Apr

19

John Sayles to Receive 2012 Duke LEAF Award April 21

Oscar-nominated filmmaker John Sayles, a pioneer of the independent film movement of the 1970s, will receive the 2012 Duke LEAF Award for Lifetime Environmental Achievement in the Fine Arts. An original “do-it-yourselfer,” Sayles wrote and directed the critically acclaimed “Return of the Secaucus Seven” (1979) on a shoestring budget of $40,000. He followed with 16 […]

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Apr

18

Bruce Jackson & Diane Christian Discuss “In This Timeless Time” Time April 19 at CDS

On April 19 Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian will sign copies of their new book, In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America, published by the University of North Carolina Press and CDS Books of the Center for Documentary Studies. The book includes a DVD of their film Death Row and “is about life on Death Row in […]

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Apr

16

“Preoccupations,” Exhibition of MFA Student Work Opens Thursday April 19, 5-7PM

  Preoccupations, a public exhibition of works by members of the inaugural class of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA) will be on view starting Thursday, April 19th,  in the Corridor Gallery of the East Duke building on Duke’s East Campus. Preoccupations Opening Reception: Thursday, April 19th, 5-7pm East Duke building, Duke East […]

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Apr

14

Stills: Studies of the MFA Studio Space – Week 9

Week 9 of an ongoing series of photographs brought to you by Lisa McCarty (MFAEDA ’13) and her arsenal of Polaroid cameras. Garland MFAEDA Carpentry Shop | April 2012 Impossible Instant Film

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Apr

06

Stills: Studies of the MFA Studio Space – Week 8

Week 8 of an ongoing series of photographs brought to you by Lisa McCarty (MFAEDA ’13) and her arsenal of Polaroid cameras. Wonder Horsee MFAEDA Carpentry Shop | April 2012 Impossible Instant Film

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Apr

02

Independent Filmmaker Yvonne Welbon Attends Work Reviews

Award-winning independent filmmaker Yvonne Welbon will be sitting in on MFAEDA work reviews Wednesday, April 4. Originally from Chicago, Webon received a B.A. in history from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Thereafter, she spent six years in Taipei, Taiwan, where she taught English, learned Mandarin Chinese, and at the age of 23, founded and […]

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