|Cinema, Photography & Media ArtsPatricia Zimmermann|
|Film History, Digital Media, Political Films|
Topics Professor Patricia Zimmermann can address: Film and digital culture, history and theory; film festivals; amateur film, and digital media. An expert in film, media, and digital studies, Patricia Zimmermann is an author, curator, and lecturer. To date, she has published five books and over 100 articles and book chapters. She has given numerous presentations and lectures around the world. She also works as a curator both for Ithaca College as well as outside forums including both national and international museums, conferences, and film festivals. She has also written and produced multimedia live music and archival projects. Her primary focuses of expertise includes: film history, documentary, digital media, political economy and policy, and public media.
"Reel Families: A Social History of Amateur Film" and "States of Emergency: Documentaries, Wars, Democracies."
"The Flaherty: Four Decades in the Cause of Independent Cinema."
"Mining the Home Movie: Excavations in Histories and Memories."
Film history and historiography
Social and political theory of media
Documentary and experimental film/video/digital/installation
Amateur film and media history
Feminist film theory
Political economy and public policy of cinema, media, and digital media
Digital culture theory