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Many Columbia Films Show at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2020
June 26, 2020

Designated by AMPAS, BAFTA, BIFA and Goya Awards as an award-qualifying festival, and accredited by the International Short Film Conference, the Palm Springs International ShortFest and Short Film Market is one of the most acclaimed short film showcases in the world.

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Ashland Independent Film Festival Honors Professor Tom Kalin with the Tom Kalin Pride Weekend
June 24, 2020

Kalin’s debut feature, Swoon, written and directed by him is considered an integral part of New Queer Cinema genre and was first released in 1992.

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Several Alumni Participate in Global Forms Theater Festival
June 22, 2020

A large number of Columbia Theatre alumni are involved in the upcoming Global Forms Theatre Festival, a virtual event co-produced by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and New York Theatre Salon happening between June 22 and June 28 2020.

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'Ayaan' by Columbia Alumnae has World Premiere
June 22, 2020

Ayaan, a short film written and directed by alumna Alies Sluiter '20, produced by alumna Meng Xiong '19, and associate produced by alumna Federica Belletti '18, is currently screening at two of Australia’s biggest film festivals.

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'Something to Believe In' by Columbia Filmmakers Screens at Festivals
June 11, 2020

Something to Believe In (Algo en lo que creer), a short film written and directed by alumna Fany de la Chica '18 and produced by alumnus Luca Marcovici '18, screened at the Cinequest Film Festival in March as part of the Life Lessons program, and will be shown at the San Diego Latino Film Festival in October.

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'Chosen' by Alumni To Screen at SeriesFest's Virtual Film Festival
June 11, 2020

SeriesFest champions and empowers artists at the forefront of episodic storytelling by providing year-round opportunities for creators and industry experts to connect, collaborate, and share stories, which inspire and impact global audiences.

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Columbia Filmmakers in Official Selection for Cannes Film Festival 2020
June 4, 2020

Due to the global pandemic, the Cannes Film Festival did not take place under its usual conditions from May 12 to May 23 this year, but that didn’t stop the organizers from revealing its 2020 lineup.

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Professor Tom Kalin Receives 'Pride Award' at Ashland Independent Film Festival
May 18, 2020

Professor and Directing Concentration head, Tom Kalin will receive the Pride Award at this year’s Ashland Independent Film Festival in Oregon.

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Alumni Receive Awards at Tribeca Film Festival 2020
May 15, 2020

Sami Khan is a biracial Muslim filmmaker based in New York City.

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Alumna Imelda O'Reilly '08 Wins Big at Worldfest-Houston Film Festival
April 21, 2020

Still from 'Tumbling Toward Home,' co-written & directed by Imelda O'Reilly '08.

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