Columbia Films Screen at TIFF, Alumni Win for ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’

Columbia Films Screen at TIFF, Alumni Win for ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’

September 22, 2021

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its complete list of 2021 award winners, and among them is Costa Brava, Lebanon, a film by alumni Mounia Akl '17 (director, co-writer), Clara Roquet '16 (co-writer), and Cyril Aris ’17 (editor).

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Columbia Films Screen at 2021 Tallahassee Film Festival, Kevin Contento ’18 Wins for 'The Conference of Birds'

Columbia Films Screen at 2021 Tallahassee Film Festival, Kevin Contento ’18 Wins for 'The Conference of Birds'

September 22, 2021

The Conference of the Birds by alumnus Kevin Contento ’18 was awarded both the Directors’ Choice Award and the Audience Choice Award at the 2021 Tallahassee Film Festival.

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Two Columbia Films Screen at 2021 Nashville Film Festival

Two Columbia Films Screen at 2021 Nashville Film Festival

September 21, 2021

Two films by Columbia filmmakers, Hector's Woman and Coronation, will show at this year’s 52nd edition of the Nashville Film Festival.

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Alumna Nelicia Low '18 to Direct Feature Debut ‘Pierce'

Alumna Nelicia Low '18 to Direct Feature Debut ‘Pierce'

September 20, 2021

Alumna Nelicia Low '18 will direct the sports drama Pierce. The film, which was also written by Low, will mark her feature debut and is scheduled to begin production in Taiwan in January 2022.

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Professor Annette Insdorf Honored with the Special Medallion at Telluride Film Festival

Professor Annette Insdorf Honored with the Special Medallion at Telluride Film Festival

September 17, 2021

The Telluride Film Festival has honored Professor Anette Insdorf with its Special Medallion which the festival awards annually to celebrate a “hero of cinema—an organization or individual—that preserves, honors and presents great movies.”

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Columbia Filmmakers Show Films at Woodstock Film Festival 2021

Columbia Filmmakers Show Films at Woodstock Film Festival 2021

September 16, 2021

Three films by Columbia filmmakers will play at this year’s Woodstock Film Festival: The Winter House, The Binding of Itzik, and Hector’s Woman.

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Columbia Filmmakers Win Big at 2021 Emmy Awards

Columbia Filmmakers Win Big at 2021 Emmy Awards

September 15, 2021

Several projects by Columbia University filmmakers were honored during the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremony that took place over the weekend: Dick Johnson Is Dead, The Social Dilemma, and Lovecraft Country.

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Alumnus Mauricio Leiva-Cock '13 Co-Creator of Amazon Series 'La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta'
Alumnus Mauricio Leiva-Cock '13 Co-Creator of Amazon Series 'La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta' September 10, 2021

The series is a Western set along the Mexico-US border in 1851, “a period fueled by greed, anger, and xenophobia when an all-out war is waged,” as Amazon described in a statement to the press.

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Seven Columbia Films Screen at Hollyshorts Film Festival 2021

Seven Columbia Films Screen at Hollyshorts Film Festival 2021

September 10, 2021

The 17th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival will take place in-person in Los Angeles, as well as virtually via their website, from September 23 until October 1, 2021.

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