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Digital Culture and the Future Internet

Digital Culture and the Future Internet Larry Smarr Wednesday, Oct 30th, 2013, 6:00pm Join Larry Smarr, founding Director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), as he explores the future of the Internet and digital culture. The Institute develops next generation of

7th Annual Korean American Film Festival

The 7th Annual Korean American Film Festival New York (KAFFNY) starts this Thursday, Oct 24 at Village East Cinema, with our one-of-a-kind KAFFNY Incubator program, featuring the best in upcoming Korean American filmmaking talent, followed by our Opening Night Presentation at 8pm of SEEKING HAVEN and a special screening

Columbia Media Conference Oct. 26

The Columbia Spectator is pleased to invite faculty and students from the New School to join us for our second annual Columbia Media Conference on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 1-6 p.m. in Lerner Cinema. CMC allows participants to listen to, meet, and network with leaders

Enzo Avitabile Music Life

ENZO AVITABILE MUSIC LIFE   A JONATHAN DEMME PICTURE Opens NYC on Oct. 18 at Angelika Film Center & Lincoln Plaza Cinemas! Meet the Director on Opening Weekend at Select Shows!   Shadow Distribution is proud to present the U.S. theatrical release of ENZO AVITABILE MUSIC LIFE by Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme

Katra Film Series Screenings

Please join us October 12th for the next lineup of short films at the 2013 Katra Film Series as we continue to showcase indie films at NYCs prime venue KATRA. Katra Film Series is sponsored by EVERYONE MATTERS, FILMMAKER MAGAZINE, INDIEGOGO, FILM INTERCHANGE, THE CINEMA COUCH,

Design is One, Opening October 11th at the IFC Theater

Design is One Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra’s feature documentary Design is One on the eminent designers, Lella & Massimo Vignelli is having a one-week theatrical release at the IFC Theater, opening October 11th, presented through their U.S. distributor, First Run Features. Since its initial

Film-Makers’ Cooperative October Screenings

Lana Lin + H. Lan Thao Lam Tuesday, October 15th at 7:30PM Charles S. Cohen Screening Room Film-Makers’ Coop 475 Park Ave South at 32nd Street Suggested Donation: $10   Artist-collaborators Lin + Lam (Lana Lin and H. Lan Thao Lam) will be in person for

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Ender’s Game: A Discussion at CUNY

Possible Worlds, Alternative Futures: Utopianism in Theory & Practice Seminar Ender’s Game: A Discussion Tuesday, October 8th, 4:15 p.m. Room 6417 Join us for our first seminar meeting on October 8th. Humanity has barely survived its initial encounters with the Buggers, a hostile and inscrutable race

An Evening With Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

An Evening With Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Monday, October 7, 7:00-9:00PM Paulson Auditorium, Tisch Hall NYU (40 W. 4th St., New York) Alexis has just released a new book, Without Their Permission, and will be discussing entrepreneurship and the internet’s potential. The event will begin

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Conference: Thinking (Further) with Animals

The NYU Animal Studies Initiative & Columbia University present Thinking (Further) with Animals A Conference on Animal Studies Friday, October 4th, 2013 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Shorin Performance Studio, Room 802 New York, NY 10003 RSVP Required:

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Lecture: Habitual New Media: Exposing Empowerment

Habitual New Media: Exposing Empowerment Wendy Hui Kyong Chun Oct 10, 2013 | 6:30PM James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall Helen Pond Mcintyre ’48 Lecture New media technologies provoke both anxiety and hope: anxiety over surveillance and hope for empowerment. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun reveals

God Help Me: Gregg Araki, Career Retrospective

Navigating adolescent transformation, alternative models for sexuality and love, alien visitors, and the effects of HIV/AIDS on Generation X, the cinema of Gregg Araki is an American creation like no other. Utilizing an innovative pastiche of the most influential of cinematic genres, from the coming-of-age to

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Indie Film Producers’ Mixer

Film Industry Event Invitation for Film & Media Students We are offering the New School Film & Media students a rare opportunity to meet and network with independent film producers, directors, editors, screenwriters, crew members and other behind-the-camera professionals. We bring together publicists, musicians, vendors, casting directors, talent agents, film


John Zorn is 60! From this Friday’s Sept 13th Screening of Films scored by some of his favorite composers (Morricone, Herrmann, Mancinie and other more obscure composers like Hans Salter) and his Sunday, Sept. 12th “Masada Marathon” all the way through to the October 4th

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Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa: A Symposium

  Bodies, Histories, & Empire in Africa: A Symposium Friday, September 13, 10:00am—2:00pm The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave between 34th & 35th   Antoinette Burton, Julie Livingston, Megan Vaughan The Skylight Room (9100) 10am: Welcome and Introductions   10:15–11:30am: “Figuring the Tumor: Photography, Self, and

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Observed Ratios Exhibition Reception

Thursday, September 5th, 5-7pm Observed Ratios Exhibition Reception The James Gallery Followed by ICI Curator’s Perspective: Aneta Szylak at 7pm in Martin E. Segal Theatre Join three contemporary New York artists Shoshana Dentz, Caitlin Masley, and Seher Shah, whose practices are grounded in drawing but extend to diverse media of

Volunteers Needed: IFP Independent Film Week

The Independent Filmmaker Project is looking for volunteers for Independent Film Week, the oldest and largest forum of its kind that introduces new talent on the independent scene. Founded as a part of the 1979 New York Film Festival, IFP holds workshops, seminars, and conferences,

New School Alum’s Film Premieres at IFC Center

  New School Media Studies alum Carolina Cruz Santiago (class of 2007) has been working with filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia (Future of Food) on her new film, Symphony of the Soil. The NYC premiere will be held at the IFC Center in New York City on Thursday,

Internships: CBGB Film and Music Festival

The second annual CBGB Film and Music Festival is seeking reliable, enthusiastic, and dedicated individuals to participate in the launch of our up and coming YouTube Channel, beginning in June. We are looking for people skilled in the area of digital media technology to form

Upcoming Film-Makers’ Cooperative Screenings

Wednesday, May 1st, 7 pm in the FMC Charles S. Cohen Screening Room, 475 Park Avenue South, 6th Floor at 32nd St. AXWFF Salutes MM Serra & The Film-Makers’ Cooperative Curated by Lili White Screening films by Sarah Pucill, Joey Huertas aka Jane Public, Rie