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Zorn@60

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

Gallery: A Taste of Art @ The Kaufman Arcade

Opening – Thursday, April 18, 2013 – 7:00-9:00pm Gallery: A Taste of Art @ The Kaufman Arcade 139 West 35th Street (Between Broadway and 7th Avenue) The show will run from April 18-June22, 2013. This exhibition is part of a larger project that also includes

Student Discount for Seven On Seven Conference

New School students will receive a 10% discount via the code STUDENTS13.  Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conference Saturday, April 20th, 201312-6pm at Tishman Auditorium at The New School Tickets starting at $40 http://www.rhizome.org/sevenonseven The Rhizome Seven on Seven Conference pairs seven leading artists with seven influential technologists

CONFERENCE: Cyber-Nietzsche: Tunnels, Tightropes, Net-&-Meshworks

The Center for Transformative Media (CTM) at Parsons The New School for Design presents : ‘Cyber-Nietzsche: Tunnels, Tightropes, Net-&-Meshworks’: a day-long symposium (10am to 6pm) on the relation of Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophy to Media Studies, Cybernetics, and the so-called ‘Digital Humanities’ (Human, All too Human?). The Nietzsche Workshop @

SUMMER WORKSHOPS: Oral History Summer School

This immersive summer workshop is a rigorous introduction to the field of Oral History, in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Oral History Summer School was established in Hudson, New York in 2012 to train an international group of students to make use of Oral History in their documentary and artistic practices.

See THE YES MEN at Pratt

Monday, April 15-  when Igor Vamos, co-creator of the award-winning activist group The Yes Men, will give an artist talk in Pratt Institute’s Higgins Hall.     Who are the Yes Men? Armed with nothing more than thrift store suits and fake websites, The Yes

WORKSHOP: Ethics of Art and Architecture

The workshop will consider the ways in which ethics and accountability operate in the respective fields of art and architecture in order to rearticulate issues related to construction practices and workers’ rights in the field of architecture. The course will cover issues such as ethics,

FILM OPENING: The Revolutionary Optimists

THE REVOLUTIONARY OPTIMISTS   OPENS in NYC on MARCH 29   MEET THE FILMMAKERS & STARS AT THE THEATER ON OPENING WEEKEND!   Shadow Distribution is proud to present the U.S. theatrical release of the internationally acclaimed documentary THE REVOLUTIONARY OPTIMISTS, opening in New York

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FUSION FILM FESTIVAL

2013 Fusion Flm Festival – March 7, 8, 9 Presented by New York University Tisch School of the Arts Kanbar Institute of Film & TV www.fusionfilmfestival.com Come Celebrate Fusion’s 10th Birthday and join us for this extraordinary series of events! Fusion’s Woman of the Year:

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SREENING: Faces In The Mirror

Boyd Tinsley of Dave Matthews Band is taking his film Faces In The Mirror on a tour across America. Boyd is concluding the tour with a special show in NYC on Saturday, March 2nd. The event will feature a screening of Faces in The Mirror

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ART(CORE) AND THE CELLULOID BODY

MM Serra presents an avant-garde film program that examines gender and sexuality within the poetics of cinema. Sourcing films made between 1963 and 2012 from the Film-Makers’ Cooperative collection, Serra’s selection specifically discusses male / female representation in underground experimental alternative media. WEDS, FEBRUARY 20