The Department of Film & Moving Image is proud to announce that our Fall 2017 Artist-in-Residence will be Baltimore filmmaker Theo Anthony, whose new documentary Rat Film opens September 15 at the Parkway Theatre. Mr. Anthony will be on site from Monday, October 16, through Wednesday, October 18, visiting classes and interacting with students. On Tuesday, October 17, at 7pm, in the Soundstage (SD101), we will screen Rat Film for the Stevenson community, followed by a Q&A with Anthony, with a light reception at 6pm in the lobby of that building. Admission is free to all attendees.
Theo Anthony (b. 1989) is a writer, photographer, and filmmaker currently based in Baltimore, MD. His work been featured by the The Atlantic, Vice, BBC World News, and other international media outlets. His films have received premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, SXSW, and Anthology Film Archives. In 2015, he was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film”. His first feature, RAT FILM, debuted at the 2016 Locarno International Film Festival to critical acclaim, with Richard Brody of the New Yorker calling it “one of the most extraordinary, visionary inspirations in the recent cinema”. RAT FILM will be distributed domestically by Cinema Guild and internationally by Visit Films.