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Race in the United States: Fraught Crossroads

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017 AT 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM University Center, UL10463 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Guest Speaker: Lawrence Weschler, former staff writer at The New Yorker, where his work shuttled between political tragedies and cultural comedies. Two-time winner of the George Polk

Seeking Producer for Dance Film Series Proof of Concept

Seeking Producer for Dance Film Series Proof of Concept   Justin Kamiel is a dancer/emerging dance filmmaker starting a dance film series called Spaces + Lines (narrative/drama/dark comedy). Current Description: A stubborn Black artist receives gratifying entrepreneurial spankings, as she is repeatedly sucked into her

Cinema Tropical presents the U.S. premiere of the Argentine film “About 12 / (Juana los 12)” at Anthology Film Archives THIS WEEK

This week Cinema Tropical is presenting the U.S. premiere of the Argentine film About 12 / (Juana los 12) as part of our series ‘If You Can Screen It There: Premiering Contemporary Latin American Cinema’ at Anthology Film Archives. The Thursday, October 12 screening will feature a Q&A with filmmaker Martín Shanly.

“Frank Serpico”: Free Documentary Screening

In the early 70s, NYPD undercover cop Frank Serpico blew the whistle on the corruption and payoffs then rampant in the police department. The heroism that nearly cost him his life, was immortalized in the classic film Serpico starring Al Pacino. Now in the documentary Frank Serpico, Antonino

SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen’s film “Bridge” featured as part of the exhibition “City Struck” at Danish Architecture Center

SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen’s film “Bridge” will be featured as part of the exhibition “City Struck” at the Danish Architecture Center from October 13th – February 28: https://dac.dk/en/city-struck At the Night of Culture on October 13th, DAC will open its last big exhibition before moving into the BLOX building

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​

DOC TALKS: “Whose Streets?” – October 9, 1PM

Doc​ ​Studies​ ​presents a screening of “Whose Streets?“, a 2017  film by​ ​Sabaah​ ​Folayan​ ​and​ ​Damon​ ​Davis – featured on Filmmaker Magazine’s annual “25 New Faces of Independent Film”. Join ​us​ ​for​ ​this​ ​Doc​ ​Talk​ ​ hosted by ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Deanna​​ Kamiel​  with a Q&A with filmmaker Sabaah Folayan​– next Monday,

Crew Positions

2 documentary production people needed – Please note- THIS IS NOT PAID – as of now, but a great opportunity to learn and gain experience. 1. Seeking Media Studies or film student who is interested in sound recording for documentary. Ideally should be familiar with

September on Filmatique: Norwegian Women

September on Filmatique: Norwegian Women During the month of September, Filmatique will host Norwegian Women, a collection of films that explore contemporary female existence in Norway. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free.  

Screening: Chavela

“Unmissable. Donald Trump’s ultimate nightmare —a Mexican lesbian diva who can wring your very soul. –Jonathan Romney, The Guardian (UK) CHAVELA A film by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi (Mexico/Spain/USA, 2017, 93 min. In English and Spanish with English subtitles) Chavela Vargas (1919 – 2012): “A