Penn Hosts Screening Scholarship Media Festival: “On The Psyche and the Boundaries of the Political”

Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Jessica Bautista | bajess@sp2.upenn.edu | 215-573-8408
Monday, March 13, 2017

WHO:

Camra at the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:

Fifth Annual Screening Scholarship Media Festival: “On The Psyche and the                 Boundaries of the Political”  

On Friday, March 17,  filmmaker Robert Greene will discuss his film project, “Kate Plays Christine,” with scholar Karen Tongson. On Saturday, March 18, screenings and discussions will showcase film, soundscapes, recordings, blogs, websites, ebooks, animation, photographs, installations and other media forms. A curated plenary will feature four researchers, activists and artists analyzing mainstream and scholarly media engagement with the psyche in relationship to urgent political problems. A cohort from the Camra Fellows program of Social Policy & Practice will present rough cuts from their short films in progress both days.

WHEN:

Friday, March 17

3:15-8 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 18

8:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

WHERE:

Various locations on the Penn campus

A full schedule of events with times and locations of screenings is available here.

RSVP:

The festival is free and open to the public. Registration is at http://www.camrapenn.org/ssmf.html.