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ULC Graduate Style & Clarity Workshop

On Tuesday October 17th from 5pm-6:30pm, the University Learning Center is offering the workshop Graduate Style & Clarity.  Students will work to identify common problems found in graduate student writing and discuss ways to strengthen their prose and improve their style.  Students are highly encouraged to bring their own academic writing.

Faculty Member Sumita Chakravarty is Invited to be Part of the Multi-Disciplinary Workshop, ObjectAmerica

Faculty member Sumita Chakravarty is invited to be part of the multi-disciplinary workshop, ObjectAmerica. For more information, click here. The Observational Practices Lab, Parsons, (co-directed by Pascal Glissmann and Selena Kimball) launches a multi-phase project and investigation, OBJECTAMERICA, to explore the idea of “America” through everyday objects.

MikMak Seeking Video Intern

Job Description MikMak creates native commerce experiences for the social video generation. We are a Brooklyn based startup that is part creative agency, part production company, part tech company. We create short-form content and digital commerce products for some of the biggest brands out there

RUFF CUTS: Friday 13th October

It’s RUFF CUTS season! This upcoming Friday Ruff Cuts will screen a compelling films including drama, documentary and animation. Current students and alumni will screen their work in progress in an environment full of camaraderie. Delicious empanadas will be served! FRIDAY 7:00 PM, 55West 13St, 2nd Fl.

Documentary Film Outreach Intern Needed

Are you interested in learning how documentary film moves from the screen to creating change in the real world? Come learn about impact producing! The film, COMPLICIT, about factory workers poisoned in the Chinese supply chains of big electronics brands (Apple, Samsung, etc.), premiered at the Human

Race in the United States: Fraught Crossroads

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017 AT 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM University Center, UL10463 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Guest Speaker: Lawrence Weschler, former staff writer at The New Yorker, where his work shuttled between political tragedies and cultural comedies. Two-time winner of the George Polk

Seeking Producer for Dance Film Series Proof of Concept

Seeking Producer for Dance Film Series Proof of Concept   Justin Kamiel is a dancer/emerging dance filmmaker starting a dance film series called Spaces + Lines (narrative/drama/dark comedy). Current Description: A stubborn Black artist receives gratifying entrepreneurial spankings, as she is repeatedly sucked into her

Cinema Tropical presents the U.S. premiere of the Argentine film “About 12 / (Juana los 12)” at Anthology Film Archives THIS WEEK

This week Cinema Tropical is presenting the U.S. premiere of the Argentine film About 12 / (Juana los 12) as part of our series ‘If You Can Screen It There: Premiering Contemporary Latin American Cinema’ at Anthology Film Archives. The Thursday, October 12 screening will feature a Q&A with filmmaker Martín Shanly.

“Frank Serpico”: Free Documentary Screening

In the early 70s, NYPD undercover cop Frank Serpico blew the whistle on the corruption and payoffs then rampant in the police department. The heroism that nearly cost him his life, was immortalized in the classic film Serpico starring Al Pacino. Now in the documentary Frank Serpico, Antonino

SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen’s film “Bridge” featured as part of the exhibition “City Struck” at Danish Architecture Center

SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen’s film “Bridge” will be featured as part of the exhibition “City Struck” at the Danish Architecture Center from October 13th – February 28: https://dac.dk/en/city-struck At the Night of Culture on October 13th, DAC will open its last big exhibition before moving into the BLOX building

Watch Doc Studies Alumna Maartje Wegdam’s film this Sunday at the Justice Film Festival

Doc​ ​Studies​ ​graduate​ ​​Maartje​ ​Wegdam​​ ​(class​ ​of​ ​2010)​ ​arrives​ ​from​ ​Amsterdam​ ​this​ ​week​ ​for​ ​the international​ ​premiere​ ​of​ ​her​ ​feature​ ​documentary​ ​​”No​ ​Place​ ​for​ ​a​ ​Rebel“​,​ ​co-directed​ ​with​​ ​Ariadne Asimakopoulos​.​ ​​ ​The​ ​award-winning​ ​film​ ​chronicles​ ​the​ ​re-entry​ ​into​ ​civil​ ​society​ ​of​ ​a​ ​young Ugandan,​ ​Opono​

DOC TALKS: “Whose Streets?” – October 9, 1PM

Doc​ ​Studies​ ​presents a screening of “Whose Streets?“, a 2017  film by​ ​Sabaah​ ​Folayan​ ​and​ ​Damon​ ​Davis – featured on Filmmaker Magazine’s annual “25 New Faces of Independent Film”. Join ​us​ ​for​ ​this​ ​Doc​ ​Talk​ ​ hosted by ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Deanna​​ Kamiel​  with a Q&A with filmmaker Sabaah Folayan​– next Monday,