IMA alum Iva Radivojevic and thesis advisor Laura Poitras to screen at IDA

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 · Posted in Alumni, Event, Featured, Screenings

The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced nominations for the 2014 IDA Documentary Awards today. We are very proud to see IMA alum Iva Radivojevic and her thesis advisor, Laura Poitras among the nominees. Click here for more information

Cities in Dialogue” lecture and exhibition

Posted on October 9th, 2014 · Posted in Event, Faculty

IMA Professor Ricardo Miranda will hold an artist talk and exhibition entirled “Cities in Dialogue” at Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT), Independents Liverpool Biennial, UK, curated by Claire Taylor. Click here for more info


Posted on October 9th, 2014 · Posted in Event, Faculty

PLAYING WITH FIRE: Political Interventions, Dissident Acts, and Mischievous Actions group exhibition featuring IMA Professor Ricardo Miranda at El Museo del Barrio, curatedby Nicolás Dumit Estévez

IMA alumnae Laurie Sumiye Filiak and Natasha Florentino presenting at POV in LA

Posted on May 20th, 2014 · Posted in Alumni, Event, Screenings

IMA alumnae Laurie Sumiye Filiak and Natasha Florentino will be presenting “RETURN OF THE NATIVE: HAWAII” at POV Hackathon this weekend in LA! Director/Producer: Laurie Sumiye Director of Photography: Natasha Florentino Return of the Native: Hawaii from Laurie Sumiye on Vimeo. Sunday, May 18 7:00pm-11:00pm – Public Screening & Reception..
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Posted on April 29th, 2014 · Posted in Event, EYEspeak, Featured, Screenings

Noted multimedia artist Sharon Hayes will be screening and discussing her new work “Ricerce” at Hunter College on Thursday, May 8th. TIME: 7 – 9PM Thursday, May 8, 2014 PLACE: Lang Auditorium, Hunter North 4th floor. RICERCE Ricerche: three uses Pier Paolo Pasolini’s 1963 documentary Comizi d’Amore as the guidepost..
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Filmmaker Fida Qishta to screen new film

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 · Posted in Event

The IMA dept is hosting a Palestinian filmmaker Fida Qishta next Tuesday, March 4, at HN502. Screening of her powerful film Where Should The Birds Fly starts at 7:30, and we will have an hour+ to talk with her. Don’t let this rare chance fly by!   More info @

PUZZLES: When Hate Came to Town Tuesday, February 11 at 6:30 PM

Posted on February 11th, 2014 · Posted in Event, Faculty, IMA, Screenings

PUZZLES: When Hate Came to Town will screen followed by open discussion Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 6:30 PM Lang Recital Hall, Hunter College in New York City As civil rights for LGBT and other minority groups are won violent backlashes have been known to increase. Today LGBT people are far..
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IMA student Annie Berman STREET VIEWS project to screen at Rome Independent Film Festival

Posted on February 8th, 2014 · Posted in Event, IMA, Student

Made entirely within Google, Street Views is a somnambulant tour defying natural laws of perspective, time, and continuity. Our guide discovers she can get lost while never straying from the map. Places also get lost – like a video store. She attempts to interact with this world. Retracing her path,..
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IMA alum Iva Radivojevic’s EVAPORATING BORDERS U.S. Premiere at SXSW 2014

Posted on February 8th, 2014 · Posted in Event, IMA, Screenings

“Evaporating Borders” is a visual essay in five parts guided by filmmaker’s curious eye and personal reflections. Through the people she encounters along the way, the film dissects the experience of asylum seekers in Cyprus : A PLO activist and exile from Iraq is denied asylum within 15 minutes; neo-nazi fundamentalists roam..
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IMA Alum Sasha Wortzel’s film premiere’s at Berlinale!

Posted on February 8th, 2014 · Posted in Alumni, Event, IMA

The sixth part in the compilation Fucking Different XXY film series breaks new ground. Since 2005 producer and project initiator Kristian Petersen has asked gay and lesbian filmmakers from various cities to make short documentary and fiction films – in each case a lesbian taking on gay topics and vice versa.