Recent graduate Carl Cofield ('14) has received a nomination in the local Best Director category from the NAACP Theatre Awards for his world premiere production of One Night in Miami, written by Kemp Powers and produced by LA-based company Rogue Machine earlier this year.
Eight Columbia films have been selected to screen at the 2014 Woodstock Film Festival. The 15th edition of the prestigious and fiercely independent festival will take place between October 15 and 19 in the legendary town of Woodstock. Several students, alumni and faculty contributed to the short and feature length films that will be showcased.
Details of the films are below:
Dukhtar, written and directed by Afia Nathaniel (‘06), has been announced as Pakistan’s official submission to the Academy Awards’ Foreign Language Category. Last year, Pakistan re-entered the Oscar race after more than a 50-year hiatus, though their submission, Zinda Bhaag did not ultimately receive a nomination.more
Writing program alumna Molly Antopol ('07) has received her second honor from the National Book Foundation in as many years: She has been longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award in Fiction for her book The UnAmericans.
Two Columbia poets appear among the ten longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award, one of the nation's most hallowed writing honors: Professor Mark Strand for his Collected Poems (Knopf/Random House) and alumna Claudia Rankine ('93) for her book more
Art and Craft, directed and produced by film alumna Jennifer Grausman (’05) and co-directed by Sam Cullman and Mark Becker will open on Friday, September 19, at the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and the Angelika Film Center - before a nationwide expansion this fall.more