Columbia Presents "Virtual" Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival

Columbia Presents "Virtual" Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival

January 13, 2021

The abridged, virtual 2021 Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival presents three films set at the US-Mexico border: Anthony Mann’s Border Incident (1949), John Farrow’s Where Danger Lives (1950), and Orson Welles’ Touch of Evil (1958).

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Two Alumni Films Premiere at Slamdance 2021

Two Alumni Films Premiere at Slamdance 2021

January 11, 2021

Comforter, written and directed by Cameron Bruce Nelson '20, produced by Katya Skakun '20, and shot by Waleed Alqahtani will premiere in the Narrative Shorts Program, and Me To Play, a documentary feature produced and directed by Jim Bernfield '01, and shot by Saro Varjabedian '13 will pre

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Five Columbia Films to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2021

Five Columbia Films to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2021

December 21, 2020

Doublespeak, a short film written and directed by student Hazel McKibbin, produced by student Stephanie Fine and associate produced by student Meera Vaidya; Luzzu, produced by Associate Professor of Professional Practice Ramin Bahrani; and two films produced by alumnus Joshua Cohen&nb

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Alumnus Sameh Zoabi ’05 Executive Producer of ‘Dinner at the Center of the Earth’

Alumnus Sameh Zoabi ’05 Executive Producer of ‘Dinner at the Center of the Earth’

December 21, 2020

The show, based on the eponymous novel about the Israel/Palestine conflict, will be helmed by Homeland architects Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa.

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On A Global Scale: Collaborating Across Borders

On A Global Scale: Collaborating Across Borders

December 18, 2020

This week we speak with alumni Mauro Mueller '13 about his work with Fidelio Films, a production company created by Mueller, David Figuera García '13, Mark Raso '12 and Mauricio Leiva Cock '13.

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‘Song Without a Name’ by Alumna Melina León Becomes Peru’s Oscar Nominee

‘Song Without a Name’ by Alumna Melina León Becomes Peru’s Oscar Nominee

December 18, 2020

The film, which had its world premiere at the Directors' Fortnight section at the Cannes Film Festival and went on to collect great praise on the festival circuit, is looking to become only the country’s second Academy Award nominee in its history if selected by the Academy.

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'The Mauritanian,' Co-written by Alumni Coming in February

'The Mauritanian,' Co-written by Alumni Coming in February

December 16, 2020

The film is a legal drama about a Guantánamo Bay detainee, directed by Kevin Macdonald, and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jodie Foster.

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Eugene Ramos '07 Associate Writer for 'The Dragon Prince'

Eugene Ramos '07 Associate Writer for 'The Dragon Prince'

December 16, 2020

The Dragon Prince is a fantasy computer-animated streaming series created by Aaron Ehasz and Justin Richmond. It is a story of two civilizations, one that has the power of magic, and humans, who do not have access to magic naturally. 

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Alumna Cherien Dabis ’04 Directs ‘The Fighting Shirley Chisholm’
Alumna Cherien Dabis ’04 Directs ‘The Fighting Shirley Chisholm’ December 15, 2020

The film is a snapshot of Chisholm’s groundbreaking campaign as the first Black female in Congress to become the first woman and the first person of color to seek a major American political party’s presidential nomination.

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Documentary Produced by Alumna Angela Tucker '05 Premieres on PBS

Documentary Produced by Alumna Angela Tucker '05 Premieres on PBS

December 14, 2020

The documentary, Belly of the Beast, exposes modern-day eugenics and reproductive injustice in California prisons, through intimate accounts from currently and formerly incarcerated people. 

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