Geoff Pingree.
  • Professor of Cinema Studies and English
  • Co-Director, Apollo Outreach Initiative
  • Co-Director, Apollo Center of Media Education and Production

Education

  • PhD, University of Chicago, 1996
  • MA, University of Chicago, 1986
  • BA, Brigham Young University, 1984

Biography

Geoff Pingree is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer, and photographer.

Notes

  • Film by Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Released on Amazon Prime

    November 7, 2019

    The Foreigner's Home, a film about Toni Morrison at the Louvre, directed by Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree, was just released on Amazon Prime. The pair were also interviewed about the documentary by CAN Journal.

  • Geoff Pingree's Documentary Film Awarded Grand Jury Prize

    October 18, 2019

    Geoff Pingree's feature documentary film, The Return of Elder Pingree – Memoir of a Departed Mormon, was awarded the Grand Jury Prize at the Lonely Seal International Film, Screenplay & Music Festival in Boston on October 13, 2019.

    The Grand Jury Prize awarded by the Lonely Seal International Film, Screenplay & Music Festival consists of $118,000 of in-kind production support for the director's work, including one year of international film distribution; a dedicated custom page hosted on the festival’s website for twelve months, showcasing both the film and the filmmaker; and a targeted marketing campaign and showcase for the film at the Cannes Film Festival in 2020.

  • Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Speak as Invited Guests

    February 28, 2019

    Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree were invited guests to Columbia University's Institute for Research on African-American Studies on March 7, 2019 to speak about their documentary film, The Foreigner's Home.

  • Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Screen Film

    January 3, 2019

    Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree screened The Foreigner's Home on Saturday, January 5 in conjunction with the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. The film also screens on January 16 in Los Angeles at the Hammer Museum's Billy Wilder Theater.

  • Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Interviewed by International Film Festival Rotterdam

    February 6, 2018

    Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree were interviewed about their film The Foreigner’s Home in a blog post for the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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