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SMS Faculty Member John Peter Didato Selected as Winner of 2019 Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum for “Ciao, Sesame Street” Documentary

“Ciao, Sesame Street” a documentary directed by Professor John Peter Didato was selected as the winner of the 2019 Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. The award was announced by directors Anthony and Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame) during The National Italian American Foundation’s 44th Anniversary

Jayro Bustamante’s “Temblores” Opens 11/29

“A magnificently unflinching film from a master director in the making.” —Carlos Aguilar, The Wrap “Grade: A- There are any number of movies about gay men trying to liberate themselves from the long shadow of heteronormative oppression… but few have been told with the extraordinary nuance or

November on Filmatique: Queer Cinema

Filmatique’s Queer Cinema series continues with I Killed My Mother, Xavier Dolan’s semi-autobiographical portrait of a teenage boy’s relationship with his single mother as he wrestles with the decision to come out. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free.

Two Doc Queens: Sheila Nevins and Erin Lee Carr, Dec 4 @ 6:30

Two Doc Queens: Sheila Nevins + Erin Lee Carr Known as the ‘Doyenne of Documentaries,’ Sheila Nevins has produced dozens of Oscar, Peabody, and Emmy-winning films (“When the Levees Broke,” “Citizenfour”). Nevins recently left HBO — after an incredible 38-year run — to lead MTV’s new documentary division. Erin

The Voice of a Woman Awards 2019

The Voice of a Woman Awards 2019 Thursday, November 21st at 6pm R/GA 450 West 33rd Street – 12th Floor New York, NY, 10001 The Voice of a Woman Awards highlights and celebrates the works of women creators of commercials, branded content, music videos, animation

NASA Glenn Internship Opportunities

Design & Communication Support for PSC-Internship: Provide design/business support for Policy & Strategic Communications (PSC) within the Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Project Office at NASA Glenn Research Center. Business support for the SCaN Intern Project (SIP) includes assisting in the coordination of intern activities

Call for Teaching Award Nominations, Deadline 12/3

CALL FOR TEACHING AWARD NOMINATIONS Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. The New School particularly values faculty who bring cross-disciplinary and cross-college learning experiences into

RLab Fall 2019 Demo Day

  RLab invites you to DEMO DAY: the final showcase event for the Fall 2019 entrepreneurship programs – RLab Accelerator and Bootcamp. The RLab Bootcamp advances startups from New York City universities at the earliest stages of company formation; the RLab Accelerator – in collaboration with resident venture capital firm Super

Viral Race Scholarship

How To Apply Please email contact@viralrace.com with the following: First name, last name, permanent address, college, current academic year, major(s) / minor(s), overall GPA, anticipated semester and year of graduation Official Transcript from 2019 School Year Letter of reference attached as .pdf or .docx Resume LinkedIn profile

DOC TALK: ESCAPE with Filmmaker Darko Lungulov, 11/25

DOC STUDIES PRESENTS @tnsdocstudies Monday, Nov 25 at 1 PM Kellen Auditorium, Ground Floor, 66 Fifth Avenue ESCAPE Screening and Q&A with filmmaker DARKO LUNGULOV Moderated by Rafael Parra, Assoc. Prof. of Media Studies ESCAPE is emblematic of challenges  “the new immigrants” face in America besieged by

This Week in Cinema Tropical, November 18-25

This week, New York plays host to a full assortment of one-night-only screenings of some of the best in independent Latin American cinema. Building on the momentum of last week’s doc-heavy calendar, stop by UnionDocs on Sunday for Bolivian filmmaker Mauricio Alfredo Ovando‘s Still Burn. The intimate documentary pulls from archival

NYWIFT Member Screening: Ask for Jane, 11/19

Join us for this month’s NYWIFT Member Screening Series showcasing Cait Cortelyou’s Ask for Jane. The team will be available for a Q&A immediately following the screening. The screening series provides members with the opportunity to show their work in a theatrical setting. The screening will

Attend the Diversity + Media Career Summit, Nov 22 @ 8:30 am

Top Executives, Recruiters, Journalists, and Filmmakers Diversity + Media Career Summit Friday, November 22 8:30am – 4:30pm Ford Foundation for Social Justice Center 320 E. 43rd Street New York, NY 10017 Howard Lee (Discovery), Soledad O’Brien (SOB Productions), Nilla Ali (BuzzFeed), Alex Katen-Narvell (McKinsey & Company) Antonia

Theatrical Release of “Sequestrada,” November 15-21

SEQUESTRADA A film by Sabrina McCormick and Soopum Sohn Starring Tim Blake Nelson, Kamodjara Xipaia, Marcelo Olinto, and Gretchen Mol (USA, 2019, 92 min. NR) Kamodjara and her father, Cristiano, are members of an indigenous tribe that resides on an Amazonian reservation. When they leave their reservation to protest a dam that will