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NYC Indie Film Festival: Late Deadline Dec. 31

Submit your film for the 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival! The festival will run May 7 – 13, 2018 and will screen over 200 indie films, as well as host panels, live shows, after parties, and so much more!  It’s not too late to be a

Break Into Broadcast Journalism – Center for Communication

On November 29th, 6:30PM at SVA Theatre, two legendary agents, who represent the biggest names in the business, from Robin Roberts to Anderson Cooper, joined by Brian Stelter, who made a successful transition from The New York Times to host of CNN’s Reliable Sources, reveal the secrets of broadcast journalism, how to

US Premiere of PACÍFICO Film by Fernanda Romandía

As part of the series If You Can Screen It There: Premiering Contemporary Latin American Cinema, Anthology Film Archive will be premiering PACÍFICO by Fernanda Romandía. With exquisite camerawork by Pedro González-Rubio (Alamar) and co-produced by New York-based Mexican artist Bosco Sodi and Carlos Reygadas’s Mantarraya film production

“PoeticCitizenshipToday.mp3” – Nov. 16 @ CUNY

Where, in this age of bordered ruptures and walled dissonances, does and can one belong, freely associating with or dissociating from whom & what? How does poetry help us re-register our universal membership and respect common alterities beyond our precious little cellularized selves? Why Poetry?

This Week, Celebrate Halloween Mexican Style with “Holy Blood: Mexican Horror Cinema” and Other Films

This week, celebrate Halloween Mexican style with‘Holy Blood: Mexican Horror Cinema’ series at BAMcinématek. With a broad variety that includes classics from the sixties like El Barón del Terror and The Curse of the Crying Woman to Guillermo del Toro‘s debut film Cronos in 1993. Other highlights are La Tía Alejandra by Arturo Ripstein screening today, Friday, October 27, and Santa Sangre by

Changemaker Chat with HBO EVP, Bernadette Aulestia

Changemaker Chats is a volunteer-based organization led by a group of committed, dynamic women throughout the world. The Chats offer a community of ambitious women an intimate forum for sharing experiences and building relationships, while learning practical tips to advance positive changes at work, at

October on Filmatique: Teenage Wasteland

During the month of October, Filmatique will host a collection of films that explore disparate experiences of youth yet unitied by common feelings—boredom, confusion, loss and alienation— a contemporary Teenage Wasteland. To watch current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free.

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​

Filmmaker’s Social Event

Looking to get the pulse of the NYC Film community? Join Lightbulb Grip & Electric on October 4th at 8PM for their filmmakers’ social, Old Friends, New Faces! Located in northern Brooklyn, Lightbulb Grip & Electric Co. hosts a monthly get together for filmmakers to rub elbows, swap

Women Transforming Media: Free Tickets for Students

Join us for an incredible discussion and reception with a few of the biggest and brightest names in the media industry, hosted by the APC and the Media Management Graduate Program at The New School. Linda Saint Marc, professor at The New School‘s Media Management Graduate Program, will moderate a

STUDENT DISCOUNT: NY Shorts Film Festival

You are invited to attend the premiere film festival in New York dedicated to short form cinema the 6th New York Shorts International Film Festival May 30 – June 1 at the Sunshine Cinema! For the complete NY Shorts program and schedule visit www.NYshortsFest.com The festival is offering New School students a

Creative Tech Week: The Conference

Creative Tech Week: The Conference Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:00AM Doors; 10:00AM Start; 6:30PM End Sunday, May 21, 2017 10:00AM Doors; 11:00AM Start; 5:30PM End Two Roboticists from Google X. The Head of VR and Game Design at IBM Research. The Creative Director of Virtual

Reducetarian Summit: Free Tickets for New School Students

Limited number of Reducetarian Summit tickets available to New School students for FREE! On May 20th and 21st at New York University, the Reducetarian Foundation is hosting the Reducetarian Summit, a conference that will explore how to reduce societal meat consumption with the aim of

Making Queer Documentary

Making Queer Documentary May 19 – 21 https://uniondocs.org/event/2017-05-19-making-queer-documentary/ Filmmakers, film producers and distributors: develop your film with Making Queer Documentary at UnionDocs May 19-21. Led by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Cheryl Furjanic, this intensive three-day workshop will explore all aspects of creating documentary for social impact with

World Press Freedom Day held at UN Headquarters

The World Press Freedom Day event being held at the United Nations Headquarters– jointly organized by The Department of Public Information (DPI) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This year’s celebration, entitled, “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing

GreenspaceNYC will host Civic Art Lab

For a third year, GreenspaceNYC will host Civic Art Lab. This year’s lab will feature sustainability, art and design-themed workshops and talks, and a pop-up group art exhibition. All programming is free, open to the public, and generously sponsored by Material for the Arts and