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Activist New York

Explore the drama of social activism in New York City from the 17th century right up to the present. In a town renowned for its in-your-face persona, citizens have banded together on issues as diverse as civil rights, wages, sexual orientation, and religious freedom. Using artifacts,

U.S. Premiere of Eugenio Polgovsky’s RESURRECTION, August 14

RESURRECTION A film by Eugenio Polgovsky (Resurrección, Mexico, 2016, 94 min. In Spanish with English subtitles) U.S. Premiere! Co-presented with the Flaherty Seminar and Proyector NYC The final film by the late Mexican director Eugenio Polgovsky—one of the finest documentary filmmakers of his generation—is a poignant portrait of a family’s

The Center for Humanities: Events this Week

Come Play with our VHS Archive Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 6:30 PM | Rooms 9206 & 9207 Join the VHS Archives working group, who will be presenting select VHS video clips that depict the group’s interests in video, queer (of color) feminist bodies and sexuality,

Screening & Panel: Disaster Capitalism

On May 3 at 6.30pm, we will be screening Disaster Capitalism, a powerful documentary on a six-year investigation by a best-selling journalist and author, Antony Lowenstein, into how aid dollars are spent. The film tracks the ramifications of disaster capitalism in Afghanistan, Haiti, and Papua New Guinea.

Mark and Jay Duplass Discussion With Moderator Michael Ian Black

On May 8th at Symphony Space, producers, writers, directors and actors Mark and Jay Duplass will be appearing in support of their new memoir, Like Brothers, It should be a great evening that speaks directly to the anyone in the creative world, especially young filmmakers. Michael Ian Black will moderate. You can read

Kubrick + Candela At The Museum of the City of New York

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs  May 3–October 2018 The exhibition will feature more than 120 photographs by Stanley Kubrick from the Museum’s Look magazine archive, an unparalleled collection from his five years as a staff photographer. For any fan of Kubrick’s films, these images prefigure the cinematic

Doc Studies presents IN THE INTENSE NOW

Doc Studies presents Friday, February 16 at 3 PM 80 Fifth Avenue, room 529 IN THE INTENSE NOW Directed by João Moreira Salles 2017, 127 min. Screening and Q&A with filmmaker JOÃO MOREIRA SALLES   This “spontaneous” Doc Talk comes from a coincidental encounter of

Students of Color Weekly is hosting a meet-up

This week Students of Color Weekly is hosting a meet-up discussing the themes and issues brought up in Beyonce’s “Formation” as this Tuesday marks its second anniversary! Come through for light refreshments, good company and great conversation about the ways Black art and artists create

EVENT – The Personal is Political: Writing about Muslim Women

THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL: WRITING ABOUT MUSLIM WOMEN with Humera Afridi, Roja Heydarpour, Raad Rahman, Sarah Khan, Sumaya Awad & Noel Pangilinan Join the Asian American Writers’ Workshop for a special reading with the Open City fellows. Open City documents the pulse of metropolitan Asian America as it’s

Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center in association with The NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute invite you to join “Helping or Hurting? The Media’s Impact in Reporting Mental Health”

Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center in association with The NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute invite you to join noted local and national media, communications and mental health experts for: Helping or Hurting? The Media’s Impact in Reporting Mental Health. Friday, February 23, 2018 2:30 –

Last Week: AMPL!FY at the Museum of Arts and Design

Don’t miss AMPL!FY in the Project Space before it closes on January 7! This exhibition—a partnership between MAD, Make Art with Purpose (MAP), Worldstudio, the New York City Department of Transportation’s Art Program, and Harlem Stage—presents thought-provoking posters about current social justice issues is the product of collaboration between nonprofits and