Rebecca Meyers is the Academic Film Programmer and teaches in Film/Media Studies.  Her scholarly interests are: filmmaking, avant-garde cinema, film studies and independent film exhibition.

Educational Background

  • M.F.A, M.A., University of Iowa

Scholarly Interests

  • Filmmaking
  • Avant-garde cinema
  • Film studies and independent film exhibition

Current Projects and Research Interests

  • Rebecca is developing a 16mm film about bird watching and the warblers, raptors, icterids, finches, herons, ducks, sparrows and other avian residents and occurrences in the Central Susquehanna Valley. She is currently co-editing Looking with Robert Gardner: Essays on His Films and Career, to be published in the State University of New York Press series Horizons of Cinema. In November she will be present a program of shorts for the International House, Philadelphia's Bird Watching film series.

Selected Publications

Recent films, including murmurations (16mm, 2013), blue mantle (16mm, 2010) and night side (16mm, 2008) have screened at the New York, London,Toronto and Oberhausen International Film Festivals; the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Baltimore Museum of Art and State Contemporary Art Center in Moscow; and Anthology Film Archives, the Gene Siskel Center, the San Francisco Cinematheque and Brooklyn's Union Docs, among other venues.


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