Black Maria 37th Annual Film Festival Tour

Black Maria 37th Annual Film Festival Tour

Housed in NJCU’s Media Arts Department, the Black Maria Film Festival is an annual, juried competition that travels across the US and abroad, and features new short works in all genres. For more information about the festival, 2018 winners, and screening locations, visit

Saturday, February 9, 7:00 p.m.
Princeton University

Sunday, February 10, 2:00 p.m.
West Orange Film Society

Saturday, February 16, 7:00 p.m.
Hoboken Historical Museum
1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ

Friday, February, 22, 8:00 p.m.
Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts
Ramapo College of NJ
505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ

Thursday, February, 28, 7:00 p.m.
The Rotunda at William J. Brennan Courthouse
583 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

Tuesday, April 9, 6:30 p.m.
Bentley University International Film Series
Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center 165
175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA


Station Elkeven Survival is insuffecient Film

NEA’s The Big Read: “Survival is Not Enough: Reflections on the Importance of the Arts & Humanities in the Modern World” Panel Discussion on Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Wednesday, March 20, 11:00 a.m.
Visual Arts Building, B08
Free with RSVP

Following the discussion, join us for a reception in
the Visual Arts Gallery. Moderated by Robert Albrecht,
NJCU Professor of Media Arts and Carmine Tabone,
Director of the Jersey City Educational Arts Team.

Doris Cacoillo, Adjunct professor of art; NJCU Lauren Ferrando, Student, Media Arts

This discussion will respond to the themes of survival and the arts found in the novel and explore the importance of the arts and humanities in contemporary society.


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How Many Lives? Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

Thursday, April 25, 7:00 p.m. screening and 8:00 p.m. discussion
with Director Duda Penteado and additional distinguished guests
Margaret Williams Theatre
$15 general / $5 students and seniors

The documentary explores the views and impacts of gun violence through the eyes
of 25 young student artists of Jersey City, NJ. In creating a 180-foot long mural titled
“How Many Lives?” we enter into their innermost world of emotion and thoughts,
about the human toll taken by the gun culture that thrives in the United States of
America. Film Produced by Unshakeable Productions.