Join us for exciting and informative film and media events. We will add events as they are scheduled.
November 17, 3-4:30 p.m., Wyckoff Auditorium
One year ago, the revelation of Harvey Weinstein’s serial harassment and sexual assault of women exposed Hollywood’s dirty secret and propelled a movement. What has been the fallout for women in the film and media industries? What is going on now in Hollywood and beyond to transform the toxic culture of the entertainment industry? Presented by the Seattle University Film Studies and University Core Programs, with support from the College of Arts and Science, in collaboration with the University of Washington Cinema and Media Studies Department. Learn more about this event.
These are just some of the events that illustrate the breadth and depth of our Film Studies programming.
September 13, 6:30-10 p.m., Pigott Auditorium
A Conversation with Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
The Tasveer South Asian Film Festival presents a very special evening with the two-time Academy Award-winning Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy. The program includes a screening of her Oscar-winning documentary A Girl In The River, followed by a conversation with Sharmeen about her work as a documentary filmmaker. She will be receiving the prestigious Tasveer Emerald Award 2018.
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is the only female director to have been awarded two Academy Awards by the age of 37. Since 2001, she has made over two dozen multi-award films in over 16 countries around the world. Her films include Student-Athlete, Girl in the river, Song of Lahore, Saving Face, Peace Keepers, and Transgenders: Pakistan’s Open Secret.