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‘Entre tú y Milagros’ by Mariana Saffon '19 Wins Orizzonti Best Short Film Award at Venice Film Festival
September 15, 2020

Mariana Saffon grew up in Medellín, Colombia and her studies in Film Directing have led her to Bogotá, France, and New York.

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Film Students Create Feature Film 'Banishment' During Pandemic
September 3, 2020

Film students Daniel Byers and Werner Traut wasted no time during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Alumnus Saheem Ali '07 Announced as Associate Artistic Director of The Public Theater
August 27, 2020

In his position as Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director, Ali’s responsibilities include seeding, creating, developing and directing productions for all the stages of The Public Theater, serving to craft the plays, programs, and policies of The Public at the highest artistic level.

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Three Columbia Films to Screen at Venice Film Festival 2020
August 25, 2020

The oldest film festival in the world, the Venice International Film Festival, returns for its 77th edition from September 2 to September 12, 2020 with three Columbia films in its lineup.

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Four Columbia Films Screen at 58th New York Film Festival
August 25, 2020

Four Columbia films have been selected to show at the 58th New York Film Festival from September 17 to October 11.

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Two Columbia Films Included In Telluride Film Festival 2020 Lineup
August 25, 2020

The Telluride Film Festival released the official program selections to its 47th edition with two films by Columbia filmmakers on the list.

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Two Columbia Films Show at Maryland Film Festival 2020
July 15, 2020

Szu-Wei Chen is a filmmaker originating from Taiwan, now based in New York City as he pursues his MFA in film from Columbia University.

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'Soy Sola' by Current Students Sets European Premiere
July 11, 2020

Natalia Luque is a Chilean director and screenwriter currently studying at Columbia University in the MFA Film program.

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Eight Columbia Filmmakers Invited to Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
July 10, 2020

Eight Columbia filmmakers were recently invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as part of an initiative to change its otherwise long-term white-male dominance.

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Alumni Film 'It Cuts Deep' Picked up for Distribution
July 10, 2020

It Cuts Deep, a feature horror-comedy written and directed by alumnus Nicholas Payne Santos '19, produced by Kristy Richman '19, and assistant directed by Rtusha Kulkarni '19, was picked up for North American distribution by Dark Sky Films and is being repped by their parent company MPI at the virtual Cannes Market.

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