Film and Media Arts

All Eyez on Alumnus Benny Boom

Benny Douglas, professionally known as Benny Boom, will be visiting Temple University for a Q&A session as well as a screening of the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me on February 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm at the Temple Performing Arts Center.

Documentary on Local School Screened at TPAC

Sep 25 2017

Co-presentation of The Philadelphia Project by Erahm Christopher

by Hadiyah Weaver


Alumna Judith Adong Named TED Global Fellow 2017

May 31 2017

Alumna Judith Adong (MFA '15) was selected as one of the twenty-one of the TED Global Fellows 2017. Ugandan director and playwright Adong creates art that promotes social change and provokes dialogue on issues from LGBTQ rights to war crimes. She is also the artistic director of Silent Voices Uganda, a not-for-profit performing arts organization. As a Fellow, Adong will deliver a talk at TED Global this August in Tanzania. 

Alumni Works Available for Streaming

Apr 18 2017

What's next on your streaming queue? Be sure to add some Film and Media Arts Alumni Films that are currently streaming online! 


Professor Elisabeth Subrin's Film Extends a Successful Run in NYC

Apr 5 2017

Film and Media Arts Professor Elisabeth Subrin's A Woman, A Part has extended its New York City run to April 13 at the IFC Center. In addition to succesful ticket sales, the film has also received tremendous reviews from The New York Times and Variety

Professor Lauren Wolkstein's "The Strange Ones" Premiered at SXSW

Mar 28 2017

Film and Media Arts Professor Lauren Wolkstein's The Strange Onesco-directed with Christopher Radcliff, made its world premiere at South by Southwest recently. 

Mike Figgis Speaks to TFMA Students

Mar 22 2017

Academy Award nominated director, writer and composer, Mike Figgis, presented and discussed his work with TFMA students recently.

Best known for crossing boundaries, his work eschews Hollywood standards, extending and reconfiguring the linguistic structure of the film medium. 

Alumnus Ilya Simakov Accepted to Ann Arbor Film Festival

Mar 6 2017

Class Warfare (The Stress of Her Regard), a music video directed by alumnus Ilya Simakov (MFA '12), has been accepted to the 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival

Described as an abstract meditation on dread and disempowerment, the festival's screening will take place on Saturday, March 25 at 7:00 PM in University of Michigan's Lorch Hall. 

Alumna Rini Yun Keagy Presents Exhibition at Flaten Art Museum

Mar 1 2017

Alumna Rini Yun Keagy (MFA '08) presents the exhibition Black Sun at St. Olaf College's Flaten Art Museum now through April 16, 2017. 

Alum Aaron Greer Returns for Screening

Alumnus Aaron Greer (MFA '02) returns to Temple University for a screening of his feature film Service to Man, as part of the Diamond Screen Film Series. The film will be shown at the Temple Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, February 22. 

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