Hepburn Center Blog

'Film/theater' Archive

2012 Summer Internships

Posted October 19, 2011

The Hepburn Center provides funding to a number of Bryn Mawr College students so that they may undertake summer internships to obtain practical, hands-on. experience in one of the Center’s three mission areas. Some internships will partner students with current or past Hepburn Fellows, but students can also seek out and propose internships of their […]

Meredith Monk Girlchild Revisited Sunday, Feb. 6, 2 p.m., McPherson Auditorium, Goodhart Hall

Posted September 15, 2010
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A groundbreaking performance when it premiered in 1973, Education of the Girlchild features Meredith Monk’s exhilarating voice, stirring presence, and the seamless melding of dance, music and visual theater for which she is renowned. Monk’s creation, one of the most influential works in the performance art movement, poetically conjures cycles of growth and change in […]

Bryn Mawr’s Hepburn Center and Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship are co-sponsoring a screening of the documentary film “Concrete, Steel, & Paint”

Posted February 5, 2010
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Bryn Mawr’s Hepburn Center and Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship are co-sponsoring a screening of the documentary film “Concrete, Steel, & Paint” about the healing power of the Mural Arts Prison Project at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18th in Stokes Auditorium at Haverford College. Following the screening, there will be a discussion […]

Screening of Hepburn Fellow Sarah Schenck’s film “Slippery Slope”

Posted September 12, 2009
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The Hepburn Center, Film Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies are delighted to co-sponsor a screening of ” Slippery Slope”, a film by 2009-2010 Hepburn Fellow Sarah Schenck. Schenck will introduce her film and be available for questions and conversation following the screening on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 7:30 (Carpenter 21).

Hepburn Center Welcomes Filmmaker and Health Advocate as New Fellows; Previous Fellows to Return

Posted September 11, 2009
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Filmmaker Sarah Schenck ’87 and Philadelphia public-health advocate Carol Rogershave been selected as Hepburn Fellows for the 2009-10 academic year, Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center Director Leslie Rescorla has announced. In addition, 2008-09 Fellow Maya Ajmera ’89 will be returning to campus on Oct. 22 to lead a workshop on social entrepeneurship, and 2008-09 Fellow Ana […]

Maya Ajmera ’89, 2008-09 Hepburn Fellow, presents a screening of “War Child,” a documentary film about a child soldier supported by the Global Fund for Children

Posted September 10, 2009
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On campus to celebrate her 20th Reunion, founder and president of the Global Fund for Children, Hepburn Center Fellow Maja Ajmera ’89 presented a screening of War Child, a feature documentary film supported by GCF. C. Karim Chrobog’s directorial debut follows the life of Emmanuel Jal, a former child solider in Sudan’s civil war.

“Women as Academic Leaders: Insiders with Outsider Values” Lecture by Nancy Cantor

Posted February 18, 2009
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The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Center for Science in Society present: Nancy Cantor, Chancellor and President, Syracuse University “Women as Academic Leaders: Insiders with Outsider Values” Part of the “Celebrating Women Scientists as University Presidents” Lecture Series Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Ely Room, Wyndham Nancy Cantor is the 11th […]

Screening and Discussion of “My Big Break”

Posted January 20, 2009

The Hepburn Center, Film Studies, and the Department of Psychology are delighted to co-sponsor a screening of “My Big Break,” a new documentary film by director Tony Zierra. This controversial documentary follows five roommates trying to make it in Hollywood who face the unexpected consequences of fame. Read more»

Performance of Gee’s Bend

Posted November 13, 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008. Event: Performance of Gee’s Bend Time: 7:30 pm, Location: Arden Theatre Hepburn Center Fellow Amy Murphy has arranged for complimentary tickets for a group of 30 students, faculty, and staff to see the Arden’s production of Gee’s Bend , a play about a group of African-American women in Alabama who turned […]

Screening of “Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors”

Posted October 27, 2008

October 27, 2008. Event: Screening of “Beyond Breast Cancer” by Saskia Subramanian Time: 7:30 pm, Location: Carpenter Library Bryn Mawr alum (Class of 1988) Saskia Subramanian  presented and discussed her documentary film “Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors,” which was also screened at the 2008 Baltimore Women’s Film Festival. “Beyond Breast Cancer” chronicles the experiences […]

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