Film Screenings and Events

Each semester, the NCSU Film Studies Program works to bring students and the community at large a variety of film events. Please check this page often to see what's in store. 

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Wolfpack Pictures Screening: Shortbus

Thursday, Sept 29, 2022: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (EDT) in the D.H. Hill Library Auditorium

On Thursday, Sept 29, at 7pm, the Wolfpack Pictures film series will host its second screening in D.H. Hill Library Auditorium (second floor, west wing, room 2304). Scarlett Tarashi will present the film Shortbus (Dir. John Cameron Mitchell, 2006). A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality. This event will have a brief introduction as well as a post-screening Q&A, and it is free and open to the public. Content Warning: This film has graphic depictions of unsimulated sex, nudity, and suicide.

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Wolfpack Pictures Screening: The Talented Mr. Ripley

Thursday, Sept 1, 2022: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (EDT) in the D.H. Hill Library Auditorium

On Thursday, Sept 1, at 7pm, the first screening of Wolfpack Pictures film series will be held in D.H. Hill Library Auditorium (second floor, west wing, room 2304). Aasta Thomas will present the film The Talented Mr. Ripley (Dir. Anthony Minghella, 1999). In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures. This event will have a brief introduction as well as a post-screening Q&A. It is free and open to the public.

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Wolfpack Pictures: Desire 

Wolfpack Pictures is a film collective run by the MA students of Film Studies at North Carolina State University. Through the generous support of The Department of English, Interdisciplinary Studies, and NCSU University Libraries, Wolfpack Pictures is proud to announce its 2022-2023 public film series will be themed to "Desire." Check back often for information on screenings! Questions may be directed to faculty sponsor Dr. Stadler at jpstadle@ncsu.edu.

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Wolfpack Pictures Screening: Speed Racer

Thursday, April 21, 2022: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (EDT)

On Thursday, April 21, at 7pm, the sixth and final screening of Wolfpack Pictures will be held in D.H. Hill Auditorium (second floor, west wing, room 2304). Aasta Thomas will present the film Speed Racer  (Dirs. Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski, 2008). Young driver Speed Racer aspires to be champion of the racing world with the help of his family and his high-tech Mach 5 automobile. Masks and spaced seating strongly suggested.

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Wolfpack Pictures Screening: Playtime

Thursday, March 24, 2022: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (EDT)

On Thursday, March 24, at 7pm, the fifth screening of Wolfpack Pictures will be held in D.H. Hill Auditorium (second floor, west wing, room 2304). Chance Lachowitzer will present the film Playtime (Dir. Jacques Tati, 1967). Monsieur Hulot curiously wanders around a high-tech Paris, paralleling a trip with a group of American tourists. Meanwhile, a nightclub still under construction prepares its opening night. Masks and spaced seating strongly suggested.

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Wolfpack Pictures Screening: Under the Skin

Thursday, March 10, 2022: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (EDT)

This event was initially scheduled on February 24 but had to be rescheduled. On Thursday, March 10, at 7pm, the fourth screening of Wolfpack Pictures will be held in D.H. Hill Auditorium (second floor, west wing, room 2304). Josh McCormack will present the film Under the Skin (Dir. Jonathan Glazer, 2013). A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. Join us for the film and a brief discussion afterward. Masks and spaced seating strongly suggested.

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Triangle Film Salon Graduate Conference

The first annual Triangle Film Salon Graduate Conference, a joint event between NCSU Film Studies and the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of English and Comparative Literature, was held March 5, 2022. For information on future conferences, email Dr. Josie Torres Barth

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Wolfpack Pictures: Spring 2022 Schedule

Wolfpack Pictures continues its inaugural year of screenings in the spring of 2022, which will be accompanied by three presentations and audience talk-back sessions. Through the continued support of The Department of English and Interdisciplinary Studies, Wolfpack Pictures offers a public forum to contemplate our theme of cinematic spaces. Our schedule follows, but be sure to check back here for additional information!

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Wolfpack Pictures Screening: Carnival of Souls

Thursday, October 28, 2021: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (EDT)

On Thursday, October 28, at 7pm, the third screening of Wolfpack Pictures will be held in D.H. Hill Auditorium (second floor, west wing, room 2304). Dr. Josie Torres Barth will present the film Carnival of Souls (Dir. Herk Harvey, 1962). After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival! Join us for the film and a brief discussion afterward. Masks and spaced seating required.

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Wolfpack Pictures Screening: Night on Earth

Thursday, September 30, 2021: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (EDT)

On Thursday, September 30, at 7pm, the second screening of Wolfpack Pictures will be held in D.H. Hill Auditorium (second floor, west wing, room 2304). Film MA student Alycen Rose will present the film Night on Earth (Dir. Jim Jarmusch, 1991). A series of vignettes, this film showcases multiple cab drivers and their passengers in five different cities (Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rome, and Helsinki) on the same night. Join us for the film and a brief discussion afterward. Masks and spaced seating required.

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Wolfpack Pictures Screening: Wildness

Thursday, August 26, 2021: 7:00pm - 10:00pm (EDT)

On Thursday, August 26, at 7pm, the first screening of Wolfpack Pictures will be held in D.H. Hill Auditorium (second floor, west wing, room 2304). Dr. John Paul Stadler will present the film Wildness (Dir. Wu Tsang, 2012). Creativity and conflict arise when queer avant-garde performance artists intersect with a community of transgender immigrant women at historic Los Angeles bar Silver Platter. Join us for the film and a brief discussion afterward. Masks and spaced seating required.

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Introducing Wolfpack Pictures

Wolfpack Pictures is a film collective run by the MA students of Film Studies at North Carolina State University. Through the generous support of The Department of English and Interdisciplinary Studies, Wolfpack Pictures will present a public film series in the 2021-2022 school year to the theme of "Spaces." Check back often for information on screenings! Questions may be directed to Dr. Stadler at jpstadle@ncsu.edu.

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I'M SCREEEEEEEEEEAMING!!!!!: The Lowly Art of the Jump Scare

Thursday, March 25, 2021: 5:00 - 6:30pm (EDT)

Adam Charles Hart, PhD, presents a talk for the spring Film Studies Program Lecture Series on the horror editing trope of the jump scare across media. This event is co-sponsored by Film Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies and is open to the public. Event registration required here to receive zoom link. Questions may be directed to Dr. Stadler at jpstadle@ncsu.edu.

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This Close Captioning Brought to You By...

Thursday, March 11, 2021: 5:00 - 6:30pm (EDT)

Celeste Reeb, PhD, presents a talk for the spring Film Studies Program Lecture Series on the normative logics of marginalization inherent to closed captions. This event is co-sponsored by Film StudiesInterdisciplinary Studies, and the Disability Resource Office and is open to the public. Event registration required here to receive zoom link. Questions may be directed to Dr. Stadler at jpstadle@ncsu.edu.