The 49th annual New York Film Festival runs from September 30 to October 16.
Check out Film Program Professor Richard Peña's Picks for The Film Festival.
Two short films by Columbia Film Program students were featured at the Festival this week.
The Runner by Ana Lazarevic was shown Tuesday October 4th in Shorts Program #1:
Serbia and Montenegro / USA | 2011 | 17m
In the lush and weedy Serbian countryside, a first time human trafficker becomes stranded with the Roma boy he is assigned to deliver.
First Match by Olivia Newman was shown Wednesday October 5th in Short Program #2
USA | 2011 | 15m
No amount of practice on the mat can prepare Mo for the challenge she faces at her first high school wrestling match.