Taylor McMahon ’16 created Arts for Alz to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.
For Black History Month (and the rest of the year), we compiled a sampling of novels, essay and poem collections, journalism, YA books, films, and TV series produced by Emerson faculty and alumni.
Assistant professor of screenwriting Rae Shaw’s new transmedia web series, Black Kung Fu Chick, debuted online at the Slamdance Film Festival this month, and is available through February 25.
Brandon Lebel ’21, a Media Arts Production major with a focus in audio post-production and minors in Music History and Culture and Psychology, interned with Ugly Duck from August to December 2020.
Set and filmed in South Los Angeles, Black Kung Fu Chick is a coming-of-age story that mirrors the lives of many teenage Black girls whose dreams are deferred by responsibilities they must shoulder.
To: Gerard, directed by Taylor Meachem, has been shortlisted for an Academy Award.
The Globe’s Cate McQuaid reviewed Emerson Contemporary’s latest exhibition, “Georgie Friedman: Hurricane Lost,” noting “[Friedman’s] installations about nature evoke awe and human frailty.”
Dr. Jill Biden had a big hand in bringing art into the inauguration.
Since premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2019, Exam, a short film directed and co-written by Sonia Hadad, MFA ’17 has scooped up accolades at festivals around the world, gathering 33 awards.
The Bright Lights Film Series picks up this week where it left off, continuing this year’s theme of social justice documentaries and delivery via virtual screenings and online discussions.