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  • Matthew Salesses and Jabari Asim

    Emerson Faculty, Alumnus Give Insights into Writing

    Emerson College faculty member Jabari Asim and alumnus Matthew Salesses, MFA ’10, read from their current work and talked about point of view, social media, and emotional distance when writing during a reading and Q&A on March 17.

  • Rebel by Maria Agui Carter

    Women Get Top Billing in Film Festival

    Emerson College is furthering its mission to support women filmmakers by screening two documentaries in this week’s Women Take the Reel Film Festival, organized by the MIT Women’s and Gender Studies departments.

  • Samba Gadjigo talks about Sembene

    Camera as “Weapon”: Emerson Introduced to “Father of African Cinema”

    Mount Holyoke College professor and filmmaker Samba Gadjigo joined the Emerson and greater Boston communities for a screening and discussion of his documentary, Sembene!, about “father of African cinema” Ousmane Sembene on March 18 in the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Emerson Stage performs Woe Be Gone

    NewFest Student Play Tackles Tough Issue with Humor

    Woe Be Gone, by Jamie Davenport, is the student playwright selection in this year’s NewFest, Emerson Stage’s series of new work being held now through April 3. Davenport, who graduated in December 2015, said the play is based on a true story her mother, a hospice chaplain, told her.

  • Emerson Alumni SXSW party

    Emerson Talent Shines Bright at SXSW

    Emerson College was well represented at the 2016 South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, with three feature-film world premieres and two shorts.

  • Charles Randolph talks to Gabrielle Ruiz '17

    ‘Big Short’ Writer Draws Big Crowds for Screening, Q&A

    About 200 Emerson students and faculty members filled the Bright Family Screening Room on March 16 for a conversation with Oscar-winning screenwriter Charles Randolph, co-writer of The Big Short, following a screening of the film.

  • Jonah Stands Up

    Student Films Take on Subjects Light and Heavy at Emerson Film Fest

    Seventeen student films span genres from narrative drama and sci-fi to documentary and experimental at this year’s Emerson Film Festival, being held Sunday, March 20, 12:00–6:00 pm, in the Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center.

  • Adam Moss talk

    New York Editor Adam Moss Talks Magazine Publishing, Cosby Cover Story

    New York Magazine Editor-in-Chief Adam Moss talked about the future of print journalism, the value of social media, and what makes a great New York writer in a conversation with Emerson College faculty member Benoit Denizet-Lewis on March 14 in the Paramount Center.

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