Tag Archives: Film

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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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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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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Nic Cage + Iguanas=Midnight Masterpiece?

Nicolas Cage: Some people love him. A lot of people hate him (and with good reason). Cage is one of those actors you love to hate, especially when he gives a manic performance with no limits. The IFC Center (6th … Continue reading

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Baking in Stop-Motion Animation

Baking a cake: it’s art. It’s science. It’s delicious. French artist Alexandre Dubosc has combined all these elements of baking into a delightful stop-motion animated film that’s both whimsical and intriguing. You can also check out Dubosc’s Flickr page for … Continue reading

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Banksy on Film… Kinda

Infamous street artist Banksy is exploring a new medium: film. His (faux?) documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop, was a huge hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, though it did not appear anywhere on the official festival schedule. On … Continue reading

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