Category Archives: Announcements

Talk: The Media and the Message

The Pomona Media Studies Department is co-sponsoring a talk taking place this Tuesday during Oldenborg lunch. The talk will be given by Maria Stepanova, founder of independent Russian news publication, Colta, and one of the most prominent cultural figures in Russia. … Continue reading

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Talk: A Critical Genealogy of Normality

Join us this Thursday to listen to a talk by Professor of Culture Studies, Elizabeth Stephens!

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Screening + Q&A: Alex Rivera

Sleep Dealer is a Sundance award-winning science-fiction film that carries embedded in it profound political and economic critiques.  It’s the perfect conversation-starter for discussions about issues as diverse as labor and immigration, technology and ethics, globalization and the environment. Engineering … Continue reading

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Film Screening + Talk: Koyaanisqatsi

Drawing its title from the Hopi word meaning “life out of balance,” this renowned documentary reveals how humanity has grown apart from nature. Featuring extensive footage of natural landscapes and elemental forces, the film gives way to many scenes of … Continue reading

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Film Screening + Q&A: Surf Culture in Mexico

Come enjoy two movies about a surfers experience in Mexico! The movies are called La Maestra, and Gone: A Surf Journey Through Mexico. The movies explore the diverse coastlines of Mexico and the cultural discoveries made along the way. After … Continue reading

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Film Screening: The Mind of Mark DeFriest

When a legendary escape artist comes up for parole after more than 30 years behind bars, a chance for freedom must be weighed against his infamous past. “A bizarre story gets an absorbing telling in Gabriel London’s documentary,” says Dennis … Continue reading

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Jodi Dean, “The Communist Horizon,” 2014 Annual Pinkel Lecture

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Queer China Onscreen 15 October 2012

Pomona College and the Pomona College Media Guild are delighted to welcome pioneering underground film director Cui Zi’en to campus for a special screening. As part of the China Onscreen Biennial that is happening in the Los Angeles region, Cui … Continue reading

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Sonali Kolhatkar Presents Probing Annual Pinkel Lecture on “Globalism, Social Justice and the Media”

   On April 24 at 4:30 pm in Rose Hills Theater, Sonali Kolhatkar, host and executive producer of “Uprising” on KPFK-FM and co-founder of the Afghan Women’s Mission, presented this year’s Pinkel Lecture in Media Studies, in which she conducted a probing … Continue reading

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Screening of Peter Bo Rappmund’s Psychohydrography, 7:30 PM, 11 April 2012

Screening of Peter Bo Rappmund, Psychohydorgraphy, 2010, 63 mins. What does our region look like? What does it sound like? Young digital filmmaker Peter Bo Rappmund will join the newly formed Pomona Media Guild in Rose Hills Theatre at 7:30 … Continue reading

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