February 22, 2017

12:00PM - 1:00PM
Irvine Auditorium
Amado Recital Hall
3401 Spruce Street
  • Peter Decherney

    Professor of English and Cinema Studies
  • Karen Redrobe

    Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Endowed Professor in Film Studies and Chair of the Department of History of Art
  • Meta Mazaj

    Senior Lecturer in Cinema Studies
  • Kathy DeMarco Van Cleve

    Senior Lecturer in Cinema Studies

OSCARS 2017: The Glitter and Politics

Knowledge by the Slice

Members of the Cinema and Media Studies faculty will discuss the movies, directors, and stars nominated for Oscars in 2017. What does this year’s slate of movies tell us? Who will win and why? Has Hollywood begun to address the criticisms of its lack of diversity that surrounded last year’s ceremony? Did the musical genre and Mel Gibson make permanent comebacks in 2016? 

Penn Arts and Sciences' long-running Knowledge by the Slice series offers educational talks led by insightful faculty experts. Did we mention there's pizza? So come for the discussion and have a slice on us. 

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