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Film Studies Events

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

Wolfpack Pictures Screening: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 5:00pm in the DH Hill Library Auditorium (room 2304)

Wolfpack Pictures invites you to our final screening of the school year as we wrap up our interrogation into “trash cinema.” On Wednesday, May 1st at 5pm in the DH Hill Library Auditorium (2nd floor, west wing, room 2304), we will be showing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990, Dir. Steve Barron)! Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas. Introduced by CRDM student Austin Haigler, this event is free and open to the public, and a talkback session will follow the screening. Wolfpack Pictures exists through the generous support of the Department of English, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media. Questions may be directed to faculty sponsor Dr. Stadler at jpstadle@ncsu.edu.

Taking the Margins to the Mainstream: New Line Cinema and the Modern Movie Business

Thursday, April 11, 2024 from 11:00am to 12:30pm in the Caldwell Lounge

Join Daniel Herbert, Professor of Film, Television, and Media at the University of Michigan, as he discusses his latest book Maverick Movies. His book examines New Line Cinema’s zigzag history from a tiny distributor of art house films to the billion dollar Lord of the Rings franchise. New Line Cinema offers an unusual but compelling case for understanding the modern movie business.

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Wolfpack Pictures Screening: Twilight

Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 6:00pm in the DH Hill Library Auditorium (room 2304)

Wolfpack Pictures invites you to our first screening of the spring semester as we continue to interrogate “trash cinema.” On Thursday, February 22, at 6pm in the DH Hill Library Auditorium (2nd floor, west wing, room 2304), we will be showing Twilight (2008, Dir. Catherine Hardwicke)! When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest, she falls in love with Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Introduced by Film MA student Emily Byrd, this event is free and open to the public, and a talkback session will follow the screening. Wolfpack Pictures exists through the generous support of the Department of English, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media. Questions may be directed to faculty sponsor Dr. Stadler at jpstadle@ncsu.edu.

Programming for Change: Ukrainian Contemporary Cinema in the International Film Festival Circle as an Instrument of Soft Power in Times of Crisis

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024, 3 p.m., Caldwell Lounge

Join 2019 MA English/Film Alumna Darya Levchenko, who was recently profiled in NC State’s Alumni magazine, for a discussion on contemporary Ukranian cinema. This event is free and open to the public.

Global Film Series: Animated Shorts from Ukraine

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, 6:30 p.m., Witherspoon Student Center

In this special screening, NC State alumna Darya Levchenko will introduce a series of 10 contemporary short animated films by Ukrainian filmmakers. With films ranging from Deep Water, about a lonely middle-aged mermaid who develops a passionate crush, to DeepLove, which uses absurdity and black humor to chronicle a city during decommunization, this collection of films features a wide variety of topics and animation styles. For more information click here.

Ms. Levchenko holds an MA in English with a Film Studies concentration from North Carolina State University in Raleigh and a double MA in Foreign Languages from Zaporizhzhia National University, Ukraine and Tallinn University, Estonia. She is the program coordinator of the Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Kyiv, Ukraine and a Head Programmer for New Talents of the PÖFF Shorts (Black Nights Film Festival) in Tallinn, Estonia. Darya is an alumna of the Fulbright, Edmund S. Muskie and Erasmus academic exchange programs and a 2018 Full Frame and 2023 Cannes Makers Fellow.

The Global Film Series is a partnership between the NC State University Libraries and NC State Global. This screening is co-presented with NC State’s Film Studies Program, English Department, and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Wolfpack Pictures: Trash Cinema 

Wolfpack Pictures is a film collective run by the MA students of Film Studies and the PhD students in CRDM at North Carolina State University. Through the generous support of The Department of English, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media, Wolfpack Pictures is proud to announce its 2023-2024 public film series will be themed to “Trash Cinema.” Check back often for information on screenings! Questions may be directed to faculty sponsor Dr. Stadler at jpstadle@ncsu.edu.

Student Film Society: Spring 2024 Screenings

The Student Film Society will be hosting weekly screenings on Wednesdays at 6:30pm in Caldwell G107. Contact Daniel Ostrovisky to join the email list.