IMA Fall 2014 Thesis Show

Posted on December 10th, 2014 · Posted in Event, Featured, IMA, Screenings, Student

Join us to celebrate and be moved by the work of our five graduating IMA students: Seyi Adebanjo, Nathan Fitch, Alex Mallis, Natacha Oh, and Kelly Spivey! The event will take place on Friday, December 19th at The Roosevelt House: 47-49 East 65th Street 4:30pm – screening: Home, This Identity by Natacha Oh  – 29min A..
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Film Festivals microworkshop

Posted on December 10th, 2014 · Posted in Event, EYEspeak, IMA

If you’re wondering how to get your film out into the world and curious to learn more about film festivals/screenings and the submission process, please join us at the next Microworkshop re: Film Festivals on Thursday, December 11th from 5pm–7pm in room 470 HN. IMA alumn, Iva Radivojevic, who’s thesis..
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Jon Novick featured far and wide

Posted on August 21st, 2014 · Posted in Featured, IMA, Student

Our own Jon Novick’s new documentary revealed a world of insensitivity towards dwarfism using a hidden camera. It’s garnered a massive amount of attention online, and is showing on television as well. You can catch it tonight on PIX 11 at around 5:40, ABC 7 at 6PM, and then Inside..
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Back from SXSW, Iva Radivojevic talks with Indiewire

Posted on April 7th, 2014 · Posted in Alumni, Featured, IMA

Iva’s thesis film is an essay in five parts: Evaporating Borders offers a series of vignettes, poetically guided by the 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..
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IMA student Nathan Fitch wins global news award

Posted on February 24th, 2014 · Posted in IMA, Student

Fitch takes 2nd place for POYI global media awards for his short documentary, Coney Island’s Post Sandy Struggles Read more here

Deirdre Fishel receives MacArthur Grant

Posted on February 21st, 2014 · Posted in IMA, Student

Deirdre receives a grant for her documentary CARE, a project that asks “Is it possible to provide quality home care, pay workers a living wage, and insure the dignity of both elders and their caregivers?”   Learn more:

Nathan Fitch makes waves with Cost of Fashion

Posted on February 13th, 2014 · Posted in IMA, Student

IMA student Nathan Fitch teamed up with photographer Ismail Ferdous and IMA allum Grayson Earle to intervene on New York Fashion Week’s opening night at Lincoln Center. The purpose of the intervention is to bring attention to the tragic collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh last April. Leveraging the..
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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 student Betty Yu awarded Arts Matter Foundation Grant

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

Support for The War Within: Healing the Wounds, a feature-length documentary capturing the lives of veterans and active duty soldiers of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.