Anthony Dominguez graduated from the University at Albany in 2016 with a major in English and minor in film. During his last semester, he participated in the Undergraduate Theory Conference, where he presented, “Godard’s Free Cinema: How the Revolutionary Godard Challenged Mass Culture,” en essay examining how Godard used irony to critique mass culture in Week End (1967).
Later that year, Anthony was one of the ten admitted critics to Film Comment’s and Indiewire’s Critics Academy program. He attended workshops and screenings held at the 54th New York Film Festival and subsequently published writing at Indiewire and VagueVisages.
In 2019, Anthony graduated from the Graduate Center University of New York with an MA in film studies. In 2018, he took first place in the Liberal Studies Lightning Talk competition with his essay, “Hovercrafts and Cows: The Black-Avant Garde of Adult Swim.” His thesis titled, “The Past is Never Dead: Amorphous Time in Jean-Luc Godard’s Notre Musique,” examines the aesthetic role of time and memory within Godard’s contemporary filmography.
This coming Fall, Anthony will be attending NYU Tisch’s PhD program in cinema studies. He is currently interested in “Screen Culture,” the intersection between cinema and urban spaces. Anthony currently resides in Harlem, where he was born and raised.