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The Harris Theater in downtown Pittsburgh.

‘Bringing the culture of Europe here’: EU Film Festival showcases European film at the Harris Theater

By Abbie Kelly, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

Films from several European countries lit up the screen at the Harris Theater in downtown Pittsburgh for the EU Film Festival. Running from Jan. 19 to 26, the weeklong festival rang in its third year showcasing...

A traditional skirt on display in the Czechoslovakian Nationality Room in the Cathedral of Learning.

Slovak Film Festival celebrates Pittsburgh’s Slovak community, reflects on authoritarian history

By Daniella Levick, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

The Slovak Film Festival came to an end on Sunday, Nov. 26, with a screening of the historical drama “The Confidant.” The three-part series of film screenings was a collaboration of Pitt’s Department...

The Harris Theater in Downtown Pittsburgh.

‘Film is a catalyst for change’: Three Rivers Film Festival spotlights local and global cinema

By Sanvi Gandikota, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

As lights dimmed and curtains rose in several theaters scattered across Pittsburgh, the Three Rivers Film Festival wove together a tapestry of stories and cultures into a week-long celebration of cinema,...

The entrance to the One Minute Film Festival on Thursday.

One Minute Film Festival tells stories in 60 seconds

By Abbie Kelly, Staff Writer November 5, 2023

Pitt’s Center for Creativity hosted its fourth annual One Minute Film Festival in the Understory in the Cathedral of Learning last Thursday. The festival featured 11 short films, all just one minute...

A poster for the student-produced series “Where’s Everybody At?” by the Howard University Film Organization.

August Wilson Center’s Black Bottom Film Festival spotlights Black storytelling

By Irene Castillo, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

After three years of waiting, the August Wilson African American Cultural Center’s film festival has returned to Pittsburgh. The Black Bottom Film Festival (BBFF), held from Oct. 27 to 29, presented...

A man and woman interact on screen during the film “A Woman of Paris,” which was shown as a part of Pittsburgh’s recent Silent Film Festival.

‘A time machine’: Pittsburgh Silent Film Festival revisits forgotten film history

By Sarah Pine, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

An event years in the making, Pittsburgh’s first Silent Film Festival featured a series of silent film screenings in hopes of reviving the largely forgotten art form.  Silent film reached its peak...

Moviegoers watch Back to the Wharf (2020) at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium on Saturday as a part of the Screenshot: Asia Film Festival jointly hosted by the Asian Studies Center and the Film and Media Studies program.

Screenshot: Asia brings Asian film to Pittsburgh

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer October 10, 2021
The Screenshot: Asia Film Festival, organized by the Asian Studies Center and the Film and Media Studies program, took place Oct. 6-11 at various locations across Pitt’s campus. The festival screened 12 feature and short films from Asian countries.
Still from “The Missfits.”

Film Pittsburgh Fall Festival wraps four events into one

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor November 11, 2020
This year’s virtual fall festival encompasses selections from four previously separate festivals.
Members of UPTV work on their short film as part of the clubs 24 hour film festival over the weekend.  Anh Vu | Staff Photographer

UPTV returns with 24 hour film festival

By Brady Langmann / Staff Writer November 24, 2015

At University of Pittsburgh Television’s 24 Hour Film Festival last Friday night, Zack Williams’ team had only three rules: The short had to be about a conspiracy, feature a pair of sunglasses and...

Just what the Docter ordered.

Just what the Docter ordered.

By TNS June 16, 2015

A scene from "Inside Out" showing Anger, from left, (Lewis Black) Joy (Amy Poehler) and Disgust (Mindy Kaling).

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