Tag: Robert Emmons

Scholars Present “Sara’s Century” Podcast

Scholars Present “Sara’s Century” Podcast

Rutgers University–Camden scholars are currently presenting “Sara’s Century,” a weekly, 12-episode podcast chronicling the tragic life of Russian Jew Sara Mebel during the 20th century, exploring how antisemitism, revolution, war, and immigration affected a single individual.

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Filmmaker Chronicles History of State-Sanctioned Censorship in New Documentary

Filmmaker Chronicles History of State-Sanctioned Censorship in New Documentary

Prof. Robert Emmons and his co-creator – Baltimore-based filmmaker Joe Tropea – chronicle the intriguing and often absurd history of state-sanctioned movie censorship in America in their new documentary, “Sickies Making Films.”

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From the Vault: Filmmaker Recommends Off-the-Beaten Path Halloween Horror Flicks

From the Vault: Filmmaker Recommends Off-the-Beaten Path Halloween Horror Flicks

Filmmaker and researcher Robert Emmons, associate director of the Digital Studies Center at Rutgers University–Camden, recommends his titles for great, underground Halloween horror flicks.

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Researcher and Filmmaker Creates Documentary of Anti-Comics Crusader

Researcher and Filmmaker Creates Documentary of Anti-Comics Crusader

Robert Emmons, an associate faculty member of fine arts and associate director of the Digital Studies Center, has created a documentary, Diagram for Delinquents, chronicling Fredric Wertham’s successful – and scientifically flawed – crusade against the comics industry in the 1950s.

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Resolution: Rutgers–Camden Scholar and Filmmaker Earns 2013 Rotary Peace Fellowship

Resolution: Rutgers–Camden Scholar and Filmmaker Earns 2013 Rotary Peace Fellowship

As Robert Emmons puts it, he believes in the power of film as a tool of advocacy and change. In his documentary, Wolf at the Door, Emmons chronicles the fight of artist Jeff Filbert to save his Camden, N.J., home from eminent-domain demolition. In his film, On Mt. Peace, he aims to educate viewers about […]

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