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headshots of Lindsey Green-Simms, Bruno Guarana, and B. Ruby Rich

PAGE VIEWS LIVE: A Conversation with Lindsey Green-Simms

Film Quarterly’s original webinar series showcasing the best in recent film and media studies publications continued on July 6th with a conversation between Page Views editor Bruno Guaraná (Boston University) and Lindsey Green-Simms (American University) about her new book, Queer African Cinemas (Duke University Press, 2022). Moderated by FQ editor-in-chief B. Ruby Rich.

PAGE VIEWS LIVE: A Conversation with Ross Melnick

Film Quarterly’s webinar series showcasing the best in recent film and media studies publications continued on April 22nd with a conversation between Page Views editor Bruno Guaraná (Boston University) and Ross Melnick (University of California Santa Barbara) about his new book Hollywood’s Embassies: How Movie Theaters Projected Power Around the World (Columbia University Press, 2022), introduced by FQ editor-in-chief B. Ruby Rich.

Webinar: Sky Hopinka’s Visual Sovereignty

On March 9th, 2022, Film Quarterly hosted a webinar discussion of the films of Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk Nation/ Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians), whose groundbreaking film practice is examined by Diana Flores Ruíz in Film Quarterly’s Spring 2022 issue. The webinar situates Hopinka’s work within a broader discussion of contemporary Indigenous film and media in context, with panelists Sky Hopinka, Diana Flores Ruíz (University of Washington), and special guest Bird Runningwater (Cheyenne and Mescalero Apache Peoples), curator and producer and formerly the longtime leader of Sundance Indigenous media initiatives. Moderated by FQ editor-in-chief B. Ruby Rich.

Webinar: The Resilient Spring of Arab Cinema, Ten Years After

On February 24th, Film Quarterly marked the 10-year anniversary of the uprisings known as the Arab Spring with a webinar discussion based on its special dossier (Vol. 75, No. 2, Winter 2021) devoted to pivotal works of Arab cinema since 2011. Dossier co-editor and contributor Rasha Salti and FQ editor B. Ruby Rich moderated a conversation with contributors Donatella Della Ratta (John Cabot University), Kay Dickinson (University of Glasgow), and Stefan Tarnowski (Columbia University).

Webinar: Film Culture – the Legacy of the Pacific Film Archive and Non-Profit Exhibition

On December 2nd, Film Quarterly marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Pacific Film Archive (now officially known as BAMPFA) with a webinar discussion of the PFA’s invaluable role in cultivating film culture that expands upon the Special Focus in FQ’s Fall 2021 issue.  FQ Editor in chief B. Ruby Rich moderated a conversation with Kathy Geritz (BAMPFA), Josslyn Luckett (Film Quarterly), Cornelius Moore (California Newsreel), Rajendra Roy (MoMA), and David Schwartz (Netflix).

Webinar: Reconsidering Binge-Watching in the Age of Covid-19

On November 3rd, Film Quarterly Editor-in-Chief B. Ruby Rich moderated a discussion of the changing conception of binge-watching during the Covid-19 pandemic with Neta Alexander (Colgate University), Tanya Horeck (Anglia Ruskin University), Tina Kendall (Anglia Ruskin University), and Kartik Nair (Temple University), whose special focus on binge-watching appears in the Fall 2021 issue of Film Quarterly.

PAGE VIEWS LIVE: A Conversation with Rashna Wadia Richards

Film Quarterly’s webinar series showcasing the best in recent film and media studies publications continued on September 24th with a conversation between Page Views editor Bruno Guaraná (Boston University) and Rashna Wadia Richards (Rhodes College) about her new book, Cinematic TV: Serial Drama Goes to the Movies (Oxford University Press, 2021), introduced by FQ editor-in-chief B. Ruby Rich.

PAGE VIEWS LIVE: A Conversation with Philip Scepanski

Film Quarterly’s webinar series showcasing the best in recent film and media studies publications continued on June 22nd with a conversation between Page Views editor Bruno Guaraná and Philip Scepanski (Marist College) about his new book Tragedy Plus Time: National Trauma and Television Comedy (University of Texas Press, 2021), introduced by FQ editor-in-chief B. Ruby Rich.