Liza Bear is an experimental filmmaker and photographer who focuses on communications issues, specifically the use of media by the press and the disempowered role of the public in the communications field. Her work desires to bridge the gap between production and the reasons for production. She is the co-founder of the New York-based art magazine Avalanche.
Film Forum, sponsored by the Filmmaking Program in the College of the Arts, is a weekly program for MSU students and the public. The program features contemporary filmmakers who come to speak about their work and profession in an open forum that invites audience members to ask questions and hear personalized inside stories from some of the most innovative filmmakers in the region. Admission is free and the full season runs throughout the academic year.