Read about the CWC Presents series "Shakespeare on Film" in the January 10, 2018 UCSB Current.
“Shakespeare on Film” in the UCSB Current
From the earliest days of cinema, screenwriters, directors, producers, and actors have taken up the challenge of translating Shakespeare’s plays to the screen. The Carsey-Wolf Center’s Shakespeare on Film series will address the ongoing romance between Shakespeare and film through screenings of classic adaptations by Laurence Olivier and Orson Welles as well as more contemporary films that position Shakespeare in global contexts.
Thursday–Saturday, April 26–28, 2018 How do we conceptualize the study of media in the Americas in the twenty-first century?This question frames the Carsey-Wolf Center’s 2018 conference, which will explore the nexus of cultural creativity between North and South, South and South, and the varied heritage of media in Latin America and its diaspora.
CWC Annual Conference: Media in the Americas
Nearly a century ago, an unprecedented number of German exiles and immigrants working in the film industry left Europe for the United States. Lured by the resources of 1920s Hollywood and then pushed into exile by politics in 1930s Berlin, these filmmakers contributed some of the most influential films in the history of cinema. Focusing on the work of filmmakers who began their careers in Berlin and later worked in Hollywood, this series presents the latest restorations of their masterpieces in the state-of-the-art Pollock Theater with
Hollywood Berlin: Exiles And Immigrants
The Carsey-Wolf Center and the Pollock Theater are pleased to present a series of films dedicated to exploring the work of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock, whose career spanned two continents and more than six decades. “Expanded Hitchcock” will include classic Hitchcock films seen from a new angle, recently restored films, and a special screening of an early film with musical accompaniment.