Rebecca Meyers teaches in Film/Media Studies and is the Academic Film Programmer for Bucknell screenings at The Campus Theatre. She is a Board Member of Canyon Cinema, a San Francisco foundation dedicated to educating the public about non-commercial, experimental and artist-made moving images, and she serves on the Review Board for Sensate: A Journal for Experiments in Critical Media Practice.

Rebecca is a filmmaker working in 16mm and was named "One of 25 Filmmakers to Watch for the 21st Century" in a 2010 Film Comment poll. Teaching interests include editing, sound design, film aesthetics, avant-garde cinema and independent film exhibition and distribution.

Educational Background

  • M.F.A, M.A., The University of Iowa

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 of the Central Susquehanna Valley.
  • Looking with Robert Gardner: Essays on His Films and Career (Ed. Rebecca Meyers, William Rothman and Charles Warren) is forthcoming from the State University of New York Press' Horizons of Cinema series.

Recent Screenings

The Gijón International Film Festival (Spain) presented a program of films spanning Rebecca's work since 2001 last fall (November 2014).

In May 2015 Rebecca introduced a retrospective of her films organized by Xcentric Cinema at Barcelona’s Center of Contemporary Culture.

murmurations (16mm, 2013) screened at museums, microcinemas and universities across the country from May 2014 through February 2015, as part of the 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival 16mm Touring Program.

In February 2015 glow in the dark (january - june) (16mm, 2002) screened in "Glow in the Dark," a curated program at London's Flat Time House gallery.

blue mantle (16mm, 2010) is discussed in John Powers' article "New Historicist Tendencies," published in Millennium Film Journal (No 61, Spring 2015).


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