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DIVERSITY IN THE FILM DIVISION

Nov 20, 2014 The 2014-2015 academic year has the distinction of educating the most ethnically diverse group of students the Ohio University Film Division has ever had. Between graduate and H.T.C. students, take a look at which cultures and countries our students represent within the film program.
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ALUMNA PATRICIA PEREZ’S DOCUMENTARY SET FOR RELEASE IN UNITED STATES

Nov 13, 2014 The most recent documentary directed by Patricia Perez (M.F.A. ’01), Finding Gaston, is ready to hit the U.S. market. Produced by Perez’s Chiwake Films and released by Wide House, Finding Gaston follows world-renowned Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio on his journey to use his culinary talents to foster national identity and pride. Perez shows Acurio as more than an award-winning chef, author and entrepreneur and provides a lens into the personal experiences and inspirations that make Acurio a national hero. Perez followed Acurio for two years - traveling to England, Spain, Sweden and the U.S. – to discover the storytelling power of Peruvian cuisine.
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ALUMNUS JON NAVEH’S SCHOLARLY WORK PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION

Nov 13, 2014 Jon Naveh (M.A. ’14) will have his article, “Real Dystopic Visions: Cinematic Critiques of Postmodern L.A.,” published in the bi-yearly journal Ekphrasis. The article is included in a 2014 special issue on “Urban Symphonies.”
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Students Show Off Their Work on The Big Screen

Nov 7, 2014 On the last weekend of July 2013 Irina Zhygalliuk and her crew huddled in a barn with no heat — filming for 14 hours a day — on one of the coldest weeks of the year in which temperatures regularly dropped below zero
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Second Year Film Screening to Take Place Sat., Nov. 8

Nov 5, 2014 Current MFA thesis students will screen short films made during their second year in the program. Screening will take place on Saturday, November 8 at 7:00pm at The Athena Cinema on S. Court St. Tickets are free.
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Dr. Thomas Represents OU Film at CILECT Congress

Oct 30, 2014 Film professor, Dr. David Thomas, recently attended the prestigious CILECT Congress 2014 at Chapman University as a representative of Ohio University Film. CILECT(Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinema et de Television, or The International Association of Film and Television Schools)
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L.A. Bobcats Convene for Alumni Celebration

Oct 30, 2014 Recently, artistic director/head of Ohio University Film, Steven Ross, and film professor, Dr. David Thomas, hosted a get-together and networking event for alumni living and working in Los Angeles
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Student & Alumni Hightlights

Oct 23, 2014 Check out what our current students and alumni have been up to!
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Alums Screen at The Walker Art Center

Oct 23, 2014 Neha Belvakar's (2014 MFA) and Chris Lange's (2012 MFA) short films were recently selected for the new season of MNTV, a showcase of independent Minnesota filmmakers.
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All-Night Art Festival Comes to Athens

Oct 1, 2014 Live music, dancing and puppets are only the beginning of a sleepless Saturday night. For the second year, Athens will transform for Nuit Blanche on Saturday at precisely 5:03 in the evening.
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