Category Archives: Film

Jeffers Win Unites On-Campus Music and Film

“There’s lots and lots of very talented student bands going on,” Paul Nungesser, CC ’15, said of the Columbia music scene as we chatted about his upcoming collaboration with Jeffers Win, a student band also made up primarily of CC … Continue reading

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A Night at Rooftop Films

At night many New Yorkers are looking either for a movie to watch, music to listen to, or a party to go to. Rooftop Films combines these three things seamlessly for a great night at a very affordable price. During … Continue reading

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“Persol Magnificent Obsessions: 30 Stories of Craftsmanship in Film” at the Museum of the Moving Image

The most inspiring pieces of art are those which the artist’s passion for his or her work is made visible.  In these works, we can feel the artist’s inspiration and vision; yet, we often overlook or forget the painstaking attention to … Continue reading

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Professor Annette Insdorf releases book on filmmaker Philip Kaufman

Annette Insdorf is a Professor in the Graduate Film Program of Columbia University’s School of the Arts, as well as Director of Undergraduate Film Studies. She is the author of Francois Truffaut, Indelible Shadows: Film and Holocaust, and Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema … Continue reading

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Columbia Cinema: New Short Films from Columbia University School of the Arts

Columbia University’s Graduate Film Program is among the world’s foremost training facilities in the art of narrative filmmaking. The achievements of its esteemed alumni include top prizes at Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Berlin and the Academy Awards! July 20th marked the … Continue reading

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Rooftop Films: “Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same”

Since its inception in 1997, Rooftop Films has become the cornerstone of the grassroots film industry in New York. This non-profit organization gives indie filmmakers well needed exposure while providing access to some of North America’s most obscure titles. It … Continue reading

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Desenrola Pops Its (North American) Cherry at the 9th Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil – NY

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD – LOTS OF ‘EM!!! Since its inception in 1995, the Inffinito Festival Circuit has successfully increased the visibility of Brazilian cinema in the international market.  There are currently ten Brazilian film festivals under the Inffinito brand, and … Continue reading

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A Visual Introduction To Student Selects at the Columbia University Film Festival

This year marks the first time the Columbia University Film Festival will be hosting Student Selects, in a screening on campus at Miller Theatre on May 12. The program features the 8 best films out of the 42 screened at … Continue reading

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Tiny Furniture & The Plight of the Privileged

Lena Dunham’s plodding autobiographical feature Tiny Furniture ends with the following scene: Mother and daughter are lying in bed together, and Aura (played by Ms. Dunham) says something like, “I just want to be as successful as you are, Mom.” … Continue reading

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Watch the Viennese VEGETABLE ORCHESTRA rock out! For more info, check out their new album Onionoise. Brilliant new ploy for mothers with vegetable-averse-children:  make a carrot flute first,  eat it second! Rosie duPont BC ’10 ArtsLink Associate

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