In the Media
Film Screenings Are On at Emerson ›
The Boston Globe, February 09, 2016The Wolfpack, the second entry in this season's UMass Boston Film Series, will be screened tonight at 7 at Emerson College. The film is presented in partnership with Bright Lights at Emerson College
UMass Boston Film Series Opener Captures Rough- and-Tumble Street Life in NYC ›
The Boston Globe, January 29, 2016Khalik Allah's debut documentary, Field Niggas, opens the spring program of the UMass Boston Film Series on Tuesday night. The Globe says the film is "as assaultive as its title, yet seductive and beautiful."
Doc Talk: Justice, Demonism, and ‘Toto’ Too ›
The Boston Globe, November 14, 2015The UMass Boston Film Series will host a free screening Thursday of the acclaimed documentary "Tocando la Luz (Touch the Light)," which examines Cuba from the perspective of blind residents of Havana.
UMass Boston to launch annual Film Series on Oct. 1 ›
Dorchester Reporter, September 09, 2015UMass Boston's Film Series kicks off its fall season on Thursday, October 1. Two of the eight films will be shown off-site. The six UMass Boston films are all free and open to the public.
5th annual film festival to launch at Town Hall ›
Your Arlington, August 05, 2015Chico Colvard, curator of the UMass Boston Film Series and a UMass Boston alumnus, will be the guest speaker at Arlington's fifth annual Arlington International Film Festival on September 25.
Chico Colvard, finds fact in fiction ›
The Boston Globe, May 30, 2015UMass Boston Film Series Curator Chico Colvard '97 is interviewed on films that influence him.
‘Gather Round’ for the 13th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston ›
The Artery, April 20, 2015UMass Boston will once again be showing two of the films in the Independent Film Festival Boston lineup, and hosting a works-in-progress competition. Two days of programming on campus start Thursday.
IFFB still Boston’s premiere indie film fest ›
The Boston Globe, April 18, 2015UMass Boston will once again be showing two of the films in the Independent Film Festival Boston lineup, and hosting a works-in-progress competition. Two days of programming on campus start Thursday.
Lives and times ›
Boston Globe, February 28, 2015In making Strongman, Zachary Levy spent nine years recording the life of Stanley “Stanless Steel” Pleskun, a showman who can bend a penny and can lift a pickup high enough to slip a piece of paper under the wheels, but who has to make a living collecting scrap metal. The film will be shown for free on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom as part of the UMass Boston Film Series.
‘Homs’ is where the heart is ›
Boston Globe, October 04, 2014The UMass Boston Film Series returns Thursday with "Love Child," a documentary that offers a "stranger-than-fiction look into South Korea’s infatuation with the Internet." The screening will begin tonight at 7 p.m., followed by a Q-and-A session with director Valerie Veatch.