Film and Media Studies Program
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Olympian John Carlos’ raised fist is iconic today, but in 1968, it turned the track and field athlete’s world upside down. Pitt broadcast film students recently heard more about it in their own conversation with Carlos.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Alumnus Kevin Smith brought his expertise back to Pitt after a 17-year Hollywood career writing movie and TV screenplays to instruct the innovative new course.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Pitt Professor Robert Clift's documentary explores the life of the legendary, Oscar-nominated actor Montgomery Clift. The actor, who died in 1966, starred in such films as "From Here to Eternity" and "A Place in the Sun." A screening of "Making Montgomery Clift" is set for Friday at the Andy Warhol Museum.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Tracy Floyd (NURS ’91) and Carla Jackson (CGS ’91) weren’t close friends when they attended Pitt, but a life-changing illness brought them together in 2015. April is National Donate Life Month, and these two alumnae celebrate it in a special way.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Renewing existing partnerships with European institutes and universities and creating a new one with the Danish Energy Agency, the University of Pittsburgh looks to advance research initiatives and increase student and faculty exchanges.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
Friday, September 15, 2017
"Woman on Fire," a film by alumna Julie Sokolow, paints a portrait of change in the American family and workplace with the story of Brooke Guinan, the first openly transgender woman in the New York City Fire Department.