STATE OF THE CINEMA: THE DISSOLVE
TODAY | FREE | 1 PM | Colectivo Coffee (2211 N. Prospect Ave.)
At this year's State of the Cinema keynote address, Keith Phipps, Scott Tobias, Nathan Rabin, Tasha Robinson and Genevieve Koski of The Dissolve will take part in a round-table discussion about the present and future of film and film criticism moderated by former A.V. Club National Music Editor and current Grantland staff writer Steven Hyden.
They'll also present Brian De Palma's 1981 thriller Blow Out (today, 4 PM, Oriental Theatre), collectively selected as one of their favorite films.
PANEL: REPRESENTING RACE
TODAY | FREE | 3 PM
Join this panel discussing concerns and questions that arise when representing race issues on-screen in contemporary film.
Dr. Donte McFadden, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Eugene Kane - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Nathaniel Kohn - Producer, Bayou Maharajah
Grace Lee - Director, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
George Tillman, Jr. - Director, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete
Michael Starrbury - Writer, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete
All panel events will be held in the Back Room at Colectivo Coffee (2211 N. Prospect Ave.) and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.