Robert Farr

Robert Farr
Titles and Organizations

Adjunct Faculty, Film and Video Studies, CVPA

Contact Information


Phone: 703-993-3287
Campus: Fairfax
Building: College Hall, C113
Mail Stop: 5D8

Spring 2024

Fall 2024

Classes Taught


Rob Farr is the executive producer for Arlington TV, Arlington County's government cable channel and website. He has authored or co-authored articles on silent film and early film comedy and is currently working on a joint biography of actor-director Sidney Drew and his wives Gladys Rankin Drew and Lucille McVey Drew. He directs and performs in old-time radio recreations for venues such as the Library of Congress. In 2003 he founded the Slapsticon, a four-day film festival celebrating silent and early sound comedies.

He is currently teaching the History of World Cinema (FAVS 225) at George Mason.


  • MA, Interdisciplinary Studies: Film & Video Studies, George Mason University
  • BA, Speech, Westminster College