Category Archives: Film

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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TED, the non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, has seeded another project in the heartland of creative thinkers: Brooklyn, NY. Welcome TEDxBrooklyn 2010. TEDxBrooklyn is a local, self-organized off-shoot of big TED, where x = independently organized TED event. This … Continue reading

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Echoes from Home

For most people, the words “swiss alps” and “yodeling” conjure the echoes of Julie Andrews’ sweet voice. But German writer/director/producer Stefan Schwietert‘s documentary Echoes From Home takes the “The Sound of Music” to a whole new level. Schwietert’s documentary, released in 2007, … Continue reading

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Must CTV!

Some say that television is the medium of the 21st century. Columbia University’s CTV would agree. At Columbia University, television enthusiasts make their passion a practice at CTV. CTV is a student run network that produces News, Sports, and Original Programming … Continue reading

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CONCRETE UTOPIA : A Call on Manifestos

Recent Barnard graduates Melanie Kress (’09) and Rosie duPont (’10) will be opening a new project space, CONCRETE UTOPIA, in Williamsburg on October 15th. For its inaugural project, CONCRETE UTOPIA,  is issuing a call for manifestos for its project CALL ON MANIFESTOS. … Continue reading

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