Columbia Filmmakers Sweep Tribeca

May 1, 2017

This month, several Columbia University’s School of the Arts affiliated filmmakers headed to Tribeca film festival, and many took home top prizes. Over ten School of the Arts alumni and faculty were represented in the awards.
 
Rachel Israel '13 won Best Film and Best Director for her film Keep The Change, which she produced with her collaborator and husband Kurt Enger. Film Faculty Ramin Bahrani also served as a creative consultant on the film.
 
Chris Teague '06  won Best Cinematography for Love After Love which was written by Russ Harbaugh ‘11 and Eric Mendelsohn (Faculty).
 
Adjunct professor Julia Solomonoff won Best Actor in an International Feature Film for her film Nadie Nos Mira.
 
Sarita Khurana ‘11  and Smirti Mundhra ‘09 also won the New Documentary Director Award for their film A Suitable Girl.