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  • Media Burn in St. Petersburg!

    Media Burn in St. Petersburg!

    We just returned from our absolutely incredible trip to St. Petersburg where we premiered our new film, Ghosts in the Machine, which was a collaboration between two American and two Russian filmmakers. The film and the trip were made possible through the support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The filmmakers worked primarily with Media Burn’s collection to create films that reflect on media manipulation and the U.S.-Russia relationship. It is composed of four 15-minute chapters: “Deceive … Continue reading

  • June 19/21/22: Russian premiere of our new film, Ghosts in the Machine

    June 19/21/22: Russian premiere of our new film, Ghosts in the Machine

    We are so excited about the first public screenings of this project we’ve been working on for the past year! In 2018, Media Burn was awarded a prestigious International Connections Fund grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. This grant enabled us to select four filmmakers–two American and two Russian–who collaborated to create a found footage film. The films draw from Media Burn’s collection to create works that reflect on historical truths and media manipulation. The 60-minute … Continue reading

 

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