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CSCL Associate Professor, Hisham Bizri at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

CSCL Associate Professor and Filmmaker, Hisham Bizri, will screen his new work, A Film, as part of the 2011 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival's Experimental Film program.


The first of its kind at the festival in over 5 years, the program will screen 11 films from international filmmakers pushing the definition of cinema and the boundaries of image-making into new territory. The screening will take place April 29, 2011 at 7pm at St. Anthony Main Theater, 125 SE Main Street, Minneapolis, 55414.The program will screen in conjunction with Pip Chodorov's documentary, Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film on April 28, 2011, at 9:15 pm.

Following the screening, Professor Bizri will join pioneering experimental film curator Sally Dixon and other industry professionals in attendance for a panel discussion on Avant-garde film. More information on the Experimental Film Program can be found here.

Professor Bizri will also be seated on the "How To Make My Movie: The MN Filmmaking Scene" panel at 4:30pm on Saturday, April 30th along with 5 other Minnesota-based filmmakers and producers. The panel will address the current requirements to make and finance a film in Minnesota and is free to the public. More information on The MN Filmmaking scene panel can be found here.