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Dr. Marsha Gordon is Professor of Film Studies at North Carolina State University.  She is the author of Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller’s War Movies and Hollywood Ambitions: Celebrity in the Movie Age. She is also the co-editor of Learning with the Lights Off: A Reader in Educational Film and the former editor of The Moving Image journal. 


Her latest collection of essays, Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film, co-edited with Dr. Allyson Nadia Field, will be published by Duke University Press in 2019. Marsha completed her first documentary at the end of 2017, Rendered Small, and is currently working on a new documentary about Vernon Pratt's painting, All the Possibilities of Filling in Sixteenths (65,536).


Marsha is a co-founder of Home Movie Day Raleigh and of the infamous Bastard Film Encounter.


She has a monthly radio show, “Movies on the Radio,” on WUNC’s "The State of Things". You can search for "The State of Things" on Apple Podcasts, or listen through podcast apps like Stitcher or the NPR One app. Search on any podcast platform for "The State of Things" and then "Movies on the Radio." 

Instagram: marshagordon99

Twitter: MarshaGGordon

I'll be at the NC Natural Science Museum April 18th at 7pm to talk Natural Disaster Movies with meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner and climate change expert Dr. Jessica Whitehead
Get your hankies out for April's Movies on the Radio: what movies make you cry?


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Rendered Small screens with lecture by Steven Burke at the Longwood Center for Visual Arts on April 12th at 7pm.

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