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Prof. Ivone Margulies’ On Women’s Films: Across Worlds and Generations published

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On Women’s Films: Across Worlds and Generations ― a  collection co-edited by Prof. Ivone Margulies and J. Szaniawski was published by Bloomsbury Press (2019).

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On Women’s Films looks at contemporary and classic films from emerging and established makers such as Maria Augusta Ramos, Xiaolu Guo, Valérie Massadian, Lynne Ramsay, Lucrecia Martel, Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, Chantal Akerman, or Claire Denis. Read more about the book | Link to the book on Amazon

Reviews:
“This cutting-edge book responds to the extreme diversity of women’s filmmaking in the last decades. Its dazzling essays, with their focus on experimental and politically committed films, on agency and subjection, on shame and love, make compulsive reading.”
Emma Wilson, Professor of French, University of Cambridge, UK

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Prof. McCarthy represents Hunter at News Literacy Conference

Sissel McCarthy at conference

Distinguished Lecturer and Director of the Journalism Program Sissel McCarthy attended this year’s NAMLE conference to give a talk about news literacy education. She shared her MEDIA 211 lesson, “Information Neighborhoods”, during a curriculum roundtable event and taught fellow educators how to help students understand the difference between journalism and all other types of media.

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Prof. Gustavo Mercado’s book published

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Prof. Gustavo Mercado’s second book in The Filmmaker’s Eye series, The Filmmaker’s Eye – The Language of the Lens: The Power of Lenses and the Expressive Cinematic Image, was just published by Focal Press/Routledge.

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The Filmmaker's Eye - Gustavo Mercardo's book cover

The Language of the Lens explores the expressive power of the camera lens and the storytelling contributions that this critical tool can make to a film project. This book offers a unique approach to learning how lenses can produce aesthetically and narratively compelling images in movies, through a close examination of the various ways lens techniques control the look of space, movement, focus, flares, distortion, and the “optical personality” of a story’s visual landscape. Like The Filmmaker’s EyeThe Language of the Lens combines precise technical instruction with narrative analysis and cinematic aesthetics considerations.

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