Talena Sanders was one of twelve students from Duke’s MFAEDA Class of 2013 who flew to Las Vegas last spring to seek, capture, and record the city in two days. This became the project, 48 Hours in Las Vegas, for which Sanders produced the short film The Fort – “at the place where Las Vegas was founded, a… Continue reading Talena Sanders at San Fran Cinematheque’s Crossroads
Film in the House of the Word returns on Saturday, March 23, 8pm, at the Duke School Studios. The evening will feature work from poet Nathaniel Mackey and filmmaker Christopher Harris. Film in the House of the Word screenings by Christopher Harris & readings by Nathaniel Mackey Saturday, March 23, 8pm @ 1517 Hull Street, Durham… Continue reading Film in the House of the Word: 3.23.13
MFA|EDA 2013, the inaugural thesis exhibition of the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke will kick off Friday, March 22 from 5-10pm in the newly renovated Power Plant building at the American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham. The event will begin with an opening reception in the Power Plant Gallery from 5-7pm,… Continue reading MFAEDA 2013: The Inaugural Thesis Exhibition Opens on Friday, 3/22!
I’m getting congrats now, because one’s chances of getting a film made are very slim, but I did the real work a decade ago. – GH Filmmaker and Center for Documentary Studies instructor Gary Hawkins is indeed getting congrats as his screenplay Joe began production in November 2012 and looks to premiere at the… Continue reading Interview with Gary Hawkins on His Screenplay “Joe”
Directed by MFAEDA student Kristin Bedford, “Field Notes, Durham Noir” is a short film that explores the lonely spaces and interesting inhabitants that, in the dead of the night, pervade the part of NC-147 that passes through Durham. “Field Notes, Durham Noir” also features an original score by Dan Ruccia, a PhD candidate in Duke’s… Continue reading Kristin Bedford’s “Field Notes, Durham Noir” Screens at ALICE FEST 2013
Marika Borgeson, a student in the MFA EDA program, will screen her work Eleven Forty Seven at the 20th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival held March 6-10 at Chicago’s Logan Theatre. Borgeson’s film is part of the shorts program, “Spectrum: Talking About Things,” scheduled for 6:30pm on March 7. Also part of that line-up is… Continue reading Marika Borgeson and Bill Brown Screen at CUFF
“Josh Gibson’s Kudzu Vine was not only filled with information on the sturdy kudzu vine — it’s history; the many and unexpected uses for it…” -Jury, 2012 LA Film Festival At the 9th Annual ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival Duke MFAEDA faculty member Josh Gibson’s Kudzu Vine took the Big Stamp Award in International Competition. Jurors said of… Continue reading Josh Gibson’s Kudzu Vine Wins at ZagrebDox
Duke’s MFAEDA is now one of twenty-one programs represented on the online platform Reframing Photography: Theory & Practice. MFAEDA students Wolfgang Hastert, Lisa McCarty, Natalie Minik and Talena Sanders were selected to participate in an online exhibition that features graduate students engaging the photographic medium in interesting ways. Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice is also a book.… Continue reading Four MFAEDA Students Featured on Reframing Photography’s Website