Brooke Jacobson

Brooke Jacobson, who has a B.A. from Portland State College and a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, began studies with Andries Deinum in his earliest classes. With Bob Summers, she co-founded the Northwest Film Center in 1971 and was responsible for developing programs such as Filmmakers in the Schools until 1974. From 1974 to 1976, she was director of the Media Project, supporting the work of film and video makers in the Northwest. Her articles on independent film have appeared in Film Quarterly and Journal of Film and Video. Her current research is focused on Andries Deinum.

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  • Andries Deinum (1918-1995)

    Film educator Andries Deinum transformed Portland’s cultural and intellectual landscape through his creative use of film and television in education and his pioneering development of urban studies. His Center for the Moving Image (CMI) at Portland State University (PSU), established in 1969, laid the groundwork for the Northwest Film …

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