7 Columbia Films to Screen at Toronto International Film Festival
Seven films by Columbia students, alumni or faculty members have been chosen to screen at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. A total of 18 Columbia filmmakers were involved in the making of the selected films, three of which are features and four shorts.
Introduction: Noam M. Elcott (Columbia), “Avant-guerre, avant-garde, something foreign: an introduction to the Studio des Ursulines”
Screenings: Léonce cinématographiste (Leonce Perret, 1913), Entr’acte (René Clair and Francis Picabia, 1924) and Joyless Street (G.W. Pabst, 1925)
All-day Conference Friday, April 5, 9 am - 7 pm
Columbia University Schermerhorn Hall: Room 612 (use main campus 2960 Broadway at 116th St)
Following the conference, you also invited to join the School of the Arts First-Year MFA Exhibitionand reception in the Wallach Gallery on the 8th floor.
Contemporary scholars, curators, and artists investigate the screening session, séance, as a model of artistic practice.
Panels: Performing Film, Ciné-clubs, Museum Performance vs. Living Archive, Focus on North Africa
Yto Barrada (Cinémathèque de Tanger)
Eric de Bruyn (Leiden)
Stuart Comer (Tate Modern)
Paul Chan (artist)
Noam M. Elcott (Columbia)
Ed Halter (Bard/ Light Industry)
Branden Joseph (Columbia)
Sarah Keller (Colby)
Brian Larkin (Columbia/Barnard)
Sven Lütticken (Amsterdam)
Scott MacDonald (Hamilton)
Stefanie Schulte Strathaus (Arsenal)
Phil Watts (Columbia)
Organized by Noam M. Elcott (Columbia University), Eric de Bruyn (Leiden) with support of Columbia University Seminar on the Sites of Cinema (co-chairs: Jane Gaines, Noam Elcott, Philip Watts) and Columbia University School of the Arts.