Beyond the Film Studies Classroom

Experiential Learning in Film

Students and faculty in the Film Studies Program travel across the region to film festivals and events and participate in film-making projects and programs.

Adrienne Picciotto '16 won the Innovative Student Video Award, IES Abroad Study Abroad Film Festival
Adrienne Picciotto '16: Her video about her Study Abroad experience in Rome won the Most Innovate Student Video Award.
MHC professor Robin Blaetz in "These Amazing Shadows"
A clip of Mount Holyoke professor Robin Blaetz in the documentary "These Amazing Shadows," which looks at the impact of the National Film Registry.
Sukriti Singh creates a film inspired by The Shining.
A student film submitted to the Five College Film Festival 2013. Made as an adaptation of The Shining for a class.
Elodie Munezero '16: "When it comes to the industry, you’re never going to be able to do only what you like."
Ricerche: Three by Sharon Hayes
A film exploring the perspectives of MHC students on sex, sexuality, gender and the political realities that constrain and/or liberate them.
Photo of a student working on a film set
A semester away program that gives students a full semester of college credits and a professional screen credit listed on IMDb. Learn more.
SEEDS: Radicalizing Change in Tribal Jha
Varsha V Manoj '16: I compiled my internship interviews with women and children participating in SEEDS Model Village program into a short film.
MHC Film Students Go to NYC to See Experimental Cinema
The film screening was held at the Anthology Film Archives on the Lower East Side and curated by Robin Blaetz, chair and professor of film studies,.
Elodie Munezero discusses her Movies from Malboro experience.
An opportunity to create a dramatic feature film, The Movies from Malboro course is a mentorship experience working with Award winning Director Jay Craven.