Fitch takes 2nd place for POYI global media awards for his short documentary, Coney Island’s Post Sandy Struggles Read more here
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: www.caredocumentary.com
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 media spotlight may lead to
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 more likely than any other
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, she discovers even though all
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.
“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 the streets in an attack
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.
Last Saturday, October 26th, Scene: Brooklyn’s At Land and Sea program from Brooklyn Arts Council featured works from IMA student Kevin T. Allen, alumni Sarah Nelson Wright and Laura Chipley, and faculty member Martin Lucas. Commemorating one year since Sandy, the night showcased experimental and ethnographic films about waterways, seascapes, and New Yorkers’ relationship with
IMA student Iva Radivojevic featured in “25 New Faces of Independent Film” – Filmmaker Magazine