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25th Annual CU Film Festival: Student Selects Night

Attention Columbians: The 25th annual CU Film Festival is fast approaching! So why not reward yourself for all that studying and check out some exciting student films? The Arts Initiative asked Frieda Luk (Student Committee Coordinator, 2nd Year MFA Directing), … 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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Kathryn Bigelow: Making Her Way to the Top

Congratulations to Kathryn Bigelow (SoA ’81), winner of the Academy Award for Best Director! Bigelow is the first woman to receive the honor, one of only four female nominees ever. Bigelow has swept most of the major awards this season … Continue reading

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An All American Montage

When I hear the title, American Document I think Gettysburg Address, Declaration of Independence… I think of John Adams and George Washington, of white wigs and muskets. I do not think of a modern dance/theater piece. But that is exactly … Continue reading

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