film

Filmmaker Ponsoldt visits Cine

Posted 7 months 6 days ago
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Franklin College welcomes Athens-native James Ponsoldt (The End of the Tour, The Circle and Master of None) back to town this weekend to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Willson Center with an event at Cine:

Ponsoldt will introduce special screenings of Peter Bogdanovich's 1971 masterpiece The Last Picture Show at 3 p.m. and his critically acclaimed 2013 film The Spectacular Now, which was filmed in Athens, at 7:15 p.m. Between the two films, at 5:30 p.m., Ponsoldt will take part in a public conversation about an education, life and career in the arts and humanities with...

Food Evolution screening & workshop

Posted 1 year 2 weeks ago
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The UGA Plant Center will host Academy award nominated filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy for a screening of his movie Food Evolution on May 10 at Cine in downtown Athens:

Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, FOOD EVOLUTION wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments of our time.

Enlisting experts and icons of the struggle such as Mark Lynas, Alison Van Eenennaam, Jeffrey Smith, Andrew Kimbrell, Vandana Shiva, Robert Fraley, Marion Nestle and Bill Nye, as well as farmers and...

Cinema Politique

Posted 1 year 3 months ago
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International affairs touch many Franklin College departments, majors and programs, and our majors inform international programs beyond Franklin as well. From business to agriculture and SPIA, a globally-minded educational experience is grounded in the liberal arts. A new flm series beginning a trial run at UGA this semester, Cinema Politique, which aims to introduce and discuss international and national political developments on the basis of documentaries and movies, underscores these important cross-connections on campus - and beyond:

Led by Cas Mudde of the School of Public and...

Ripple Effect film project

Posted 1 year 6 months ago
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The impact of human behavior on the world’s oceans is the focus of a project that invites filmmakers from around the state of Georgia to submit short films to be showcased at the Blue Carpet Premiere at the historic Morton Theater in Athens, Georgia on March 25, 2017:

A team of UGA-based marine researchers investigating the impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico are teaming up with local and statewide conservation agencies to present the 2017 Ripple Effect Film Project.

The research consortium Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to...

The Star Wars Gaze

Posted 2 years 5 months ago
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Spoiler alert: No spoilers herein about the new film whatsoever.

A 40-year-old essay with nearly 9,000 citations on Google scholar is the focus of a series of articles in the Chronicle of Higher Ed that, taken together, present an affirmative case for the humanities, and for understanding how popular art reflects our mores can introduce fascinating revelations that support positive individual and societal change:

40 years later, "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" still resonates with students, and still resonates with me. Men and women remain unequal in their relationship...

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