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BLACK MARIA 36TH ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL
PREMIERE

Saturday, February 11, 7:00 p.m.
Hoboken Historical Museum
1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ
Tickets: $10 suggested donation at the door

Celebrate the Black Maria Film Festival’s 36th year with a screening of the winning films, talk-backs with artists, and refreshments. The Littleman Parking-Independence Garage (Shipyard Lane, at 12th Street) offers three hours of free parking with Museum validation.

 

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VISITING ARTIST TALK: BARBARA HAMMER
Tuesday, February 7, 7:00 p.m.
IMAP Studio – Fries Hall Basement
FREE

Barbara Hammer is a visual artist working primarily in film and video. A pioneer of queer cinema, she has made over 80 moving image works in a career that spans 40 years. She is recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2013 and retrospectives of her work have been held at the Museum of Modern Art, The Tate Modern in London, and the Jeu de Paume in Paris. Her work is represented by the gallery Koch Oberhuber Woolfe in Berlin, Germany.

 

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VISITING ARTIST TALK: EDIN VELEZ
Tuesday, February 21, 7:00 p.m.
IMAP Studio – Fries Hall Basement
FREE

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Edin Vélez moved to New York in 1970 to explore the possibilities of video as an art form and became one of the pioneer artists of the medium. Since then, he has produced award-winning video works, artist books, digital prints, and video installations.

 

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VISITING ARTIST TALK: LOUIS MASSIAH
Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 p.m.
IMAP Studio – Fries Hall Basement
FREE

Louis Massiah is a documentary filmmaker and the founder/director of Scribe Video Center in Philadelphia, a media arts center that provides training and equipment access to community groups and independent film/video makers. He won a 1996 MacArthur Fellowship Genius Grant and, in 2016, was elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

 

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VISITING ARTIST TALK: MOON MOLSON
Tuesday, April 18, 7:00 p.m.
IMAP Studio – Fries Hall Basement
FREE

 
Moon Molson was named one of Filmmaker Magazine's “25 New Faces of Independent Film” in 2007 and was a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow. His short films Pop Foul (2007), Crazy Beats Strong Every Time (2011), andThe Bravest, the Boldest (2014), all premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, have screened at over 250 international film festivals, and won over 100 awards. He has attended the 2008 Sundance Screenwriters & Directors Labs, 2008 Film Independent (FIND) Directors Labs, 2015 Warner Brothers Television Directors' Workshop, and 2016 FOX Global Directors Initiative as a Fox Director Fellow. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Film & Media Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia.
 

MEDIA ARTS DEPARTMENT SHOWCASE
Tuesday, May 10, 7:00 p.m.
Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre
54 Journal Square, Jersey City
$3 suggested donation

The Media Arts Department presents its annual awards and showcase of film, video, and digital media.

 

NJ YOUNG FILMMAKERS’ FESTIVAL PREMIERE AND AWARDS CEREMONY
Saturday, June 10, 7:00 p.m.
Thomas Edison National Historical Park
211 Main Street, West Orange, NJ
FREE

A project of the Thomas A. Edison Media Arts Consortium, a non-profit organization operating in association with NJCU’s Department of Media Arts, NJ Young Filmmakers marks 43 years of recognizing, celebrating, and encouraging emerging talent in NJ -- the state in which Thomas Edison first developed the motion picture.

 

More information about NJCU’s Media Arts Department and undergraduate and graduate degree programs click HERE.

BLACK MARIA FILM FESTIVAL 
SCREENINGS IN THE COMMUNITY
For more information about the festival, 2017 winners, and
screening locations: www.Blackmariafilmfestival.org

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 8:00 p.m.
Ramapo College of NJ, Sharp Theater at the Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts
505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ
$10 / FREE for students with ID

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18
8:00 p.m.
Madison Public Library
300 Keep St., Madison, NJ
$10

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2:00 p.m.
AMC Dine-In Theatre - Essex Green 9
495 Prospect Ave., West Orange, NJ
$10

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25
7:00 p.m.
Sussex County Community College, The Performing Arts Center
1 College Hill Rd, Newton, NJ

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22
7:30 p.m.
Centenary College, Communication and Fine Arts Department
400 Jefferson St., Hackettstown, NJ
FREE

THURSDAY, MARCH 30
6:30 p.m.
Monmouth University Pollak Theatre
Howard Ave, West Long Branch, NJ
FREE

SATURDAY APRIL 1
3:30 p.m.
Caldwell Flowerland
329 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ
$12

 

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