The BAMcinématek series BAMcinemaFest, now in its sixth year, aims to introduce New York audiences to a wide-ranging lineup of innovative new films, including the work of emerging voices in American independent cinema and some of the world's most acclaimed filmmakers. This year, four films by Columbia filmmakers were selected to screen.more
Top honors for producer Mounia Aki, writer Kai Gero Lenke, and director & writer Cyril Aris.
Siham, a film about a young couple struggling with impending news as they spend time at the husband's childhood home, took First Prize in the Live Action Short Film (15 minutes and under) category at the 2014 Palm Springs International Shortfest.more
The 2014 Palm Springs International Shortfest will showcase 17 short films from Columbia students and alumni. The Shortfest, organized by the Palm Springs International Film Society, is the largest short film festival in North America, including approximately 300 shorts. Columbia Film represents 5% of the lineup. This year's festival runs from June 17 - 23.more
Above the Sea, produced by Film Program alumna Lily Niu ('13) as her thesis, and written and directed by current student Keola Racela (4th year), is the 2014 Gold Medal winner in the Narrative category at this year's more
Current fifth year directing student Miguel Silveira's feature documentary I am a Visitor in Your World won first place in the feature documentary category at the Athens International Film+Video Festival in Athens, Ohio.
The documentary follows Rebecca Babcock after her genetic colon cancer diagnosis.more