Over the past couple of weeks School of the Arts alumni, faculty, and current students have been busy publishing stories, poems, essays and, in the case of one writer, a multi-genre cookbook. Read more in our biweekly roundup of news about Columbia writers.
Mara Beckman ‘16more
Film Professor Annette Insdorf curated “Cinema and the Holocaust: A Feminine Perspective” this January on behalf of Columbia Global Centers. The film series featured a total of eight films, four narrative and four documentary, that focused on the legacies of WWII and the Holocaust.
Five short films by Columbia alumni will be featured in the coming months on the KQED program Film School Shorts, a national, weekly series that showcases short films from across the country.
Upcoming films by Columbia students are:
Total Freak by Andrew Ellmaker '14 playing on January 29. Episode 402, “America”more
The Student Spotlight series aims to highlight the work of current MFA students, asking them to share thoughts on their practice by answering curated and peer-submitted questions. Yasi Alipour is a first-year student in the Visual Arts Program.more
Film alumna, Veronica Nickel ‘10, co-produced the critically acclaimed Moonlight, which won the Golden Globe for Best Drama Motion Picture at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. The film was also nominated in five other categories including Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.