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Patricia Zimmermann, Charles A. Dana Professor in the Department of Screen Studies, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies at Ithaca College and director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival died the morning of Aug. 18.

Community members honor the life and memory of Professor Patricia Zimmermann

By Lorien Tyne and Dominick Petrucci August 19, 2023
Patricia Zimmermann, Charles A. Dana Professor in the Department of Screen Studies, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies at Ithaca College and director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival died the morning of Aug. 18 after a short illness. 
A group of people gather to listen to a roundtable discussion for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. The discussion is part of several pre-festival events.

IC talks all things film with pre-FLEFF events

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer February 15, 2023
FLEFF officially finds its new home at the college’s Roy H. Park School of Communications. To celebrate this development, the Park School announced it will be hosting five pre-festival events.
Patricia Zimmermann, professor in the Ithaca College Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, received the Dana Professorship Award in July 2021.

Q&A: Professor receives teaching excellence award

By Lorien Tyne, Staff Writer December 1, 2021
Staff writer Lorien Tyne spoke with Patricia Zimmermann about some of her accomplishments and her thoughts on the evolving world of media.
F2F: Feminist to Feminist, Faculty to Faculty is a conversation co-sponsored by the Ithaca College Women’s and Gender Studies program and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. The next event will be held Nov. 18 and will feature Jennifer Jolly, professor in the Department of Art History, interviewing Paloma Barhaugh-Bordas, assistant professor in the Department of Art, pictured above.

Conversation series highlights feminist faculty research

By Maddy Martin, Assistant Life & Culture Editor November 17, 2020
F2F is a conversation co-sponsored by the Ithaca College Women’s and Gender Studies program and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.
Patricia Zimmermann, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, spent her summer working on two separate media projects.

Q&A: Professor works to advance independent media

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor September 13, 2017
Opinion Editor Meaghan McElroy spoke with Zimmermann to discuss her work in Buenos Aires, her book on the Flaherty seminars and her views on independent media as a whole.
Patricia Zimmermann is a professor of Screen Studies in the Park School and is the author of several books including Reel Families: A Social History of Amateur Film and Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places.

Q&A: Patricia Zimmermann discusses her global contributions

By Matt Ristaino, Staff Writer May 1, 2017
"What matters is having clarity that democratic communication can be made no matter what technology you have," Zimmermann said.
The essay for Groundhog Day was written by the Pendleton Endowed Chair of Ithaca College’s JB Pendleton Center in Los Angeles, Steven Ginsburg.

Ithaca College professors contribute to National Film Registry

By Celisa Calacal, Justin Henry, Kalia Kornegay, and Silas White February 17, 2016
The National Film Registry chooses films each year for preservation because of their historical significance to American society, and nine Ithaca College professors have written essays for some of these films.
Tanya Saunders, assistant provost of international programs and extended studies, said Ithaca College is planning to cut more than half of its study abroad programs for the 2017–18 academic year. Currently, the college has 249 affiliated study abroad programs available to students. The revised list has 68 total, 22 of which are new programs.

Ithaca College to host 18th environmental film festival

By Aidan Quigley, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2015
FLEFF is a local annual film festival in its 18th year and has been sponsored by Ithaca College since 2004. This year’s festival will include films on several topics, ranging from New York City rooftop farmers to the crisis in the Congo, all under the umbrella theme of habitats.
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