For the Love of Movies

Suffolk's Dr. Gerald Perry introduces his first feature documentary

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
5:30-7:00pm
Munce Conference Room (Archer 110)
20 Derne Street, Boston


Join Film Studies Professor and acclaimed Boston Phoenix Critic, Dr. Gerald Peary, as he introduces this first feature documentary, For the Love of Movies, The Story of American Film Criticism in this exclusive area screening to alumni and students. 

Light refreshments will be served.  RSVP by Monday, Nov. 2 to lpiscopo@suffolk.edu or 617-573-8457. 

Dr. Gerald Peary is a Professor of Communication and Journalism, having taught since 1981 a variety of courses in arts journalism and film studies.  He has been a weekly film critic for the Boston Phoenix since 1996.  He was a Fulbright Scholar in Belgrade, former Yugoslavia, and the Acting Curator of the Harvard Film Archive.  He has attended film festivals around the world, often serving as president of the critics jury in such places as Bangkok, Rotterdam, Mexico City, Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic), and Turin (Italy).  He has been a programmer for the Vancouver Film Festival and the Buenos Aires Independent Festival.  He is an elected member of the Boston Society of Film Critics, the National Society of Film Critis, and the FIPRECI, the international film critics organization.  He is the author of seven books on cinema, and many of hundreds of arts articles in newspapers, magazines, and books, written over 30 years. 

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