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‘Happily’ by Aaron David DeFazio ’15 Screens at Los Angeles International Film Festival 2020
November 10, 2020

Happily, a short film co-written and directed by alumnus Aaron David DeFazio '15, screened in the Drama section of the 24th Los Angeles International Film Festival last month.

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Four Projects by Columbia Filmmakers Finalists for 2020 SFFilm Rainin Grant
October 28, 2020

Our Father, The Devil follows a reserved African refugee’s quiet existence in a sleepy mountain town in the south of France  that is upended by the arrival of a charismatic Catholic priest, whom she recognizes from her past.

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‘Entre tú y Milagros’ Wins Best Short at Hamptons International Film Festival 2020, Qualifies for Oscars
October 26, 2020

Entre tú y Milagros, a short film directed by Mariana Saffon '19, written by Saffon and alumna Nathalie Álvarez Mesén '19, produced by Saffon and student Jorge Granados Ross, associate produced by alumnus Saim Sadiq '19 and edited by alumnus Andrew Stephen Lee '18 continues to make waves on the festival circuit by taking home the Best Narrative Short Film award at the Oscar-qualifying 28th Hamptons International Film Festival.

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Three Columbia Films Premiere at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
October 26, 2020

Death of Nintendo also recently screened at the Asian American International Film Festival and the Urbanworld Film Festival, and it will screen at the Hawai'i International Film Festival from November 5 to 29, and the San Diego Asian Film Festival from November 7 to 16.

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Writing Alumnus Grant Bergland '15 Receives Excellence in Filmmaking Award at 2020 Anthem Film Festival
October 21, 2020

Grant Bergland is a former intern at The New Yorker and former professor at Columbia University and The New School in New York.

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Mei Ann Teo '14 and Shayok Misha Chowdhury '16 to Present Work at Prelude Festival 2020
October 20, 2020

Theatre Directing alumni Mei Ann Teo ’14 and Shayok Misha Chowdhury ’16 will present their work at Prelude Festival 2020.

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Columbia's International Play Reading Festival Continues with 'Taxi Radio'
October 17, 2020

The Columbia University School of the Arts continued its second week of the International Play Reading Festival with a reading of Taxi Radio written (and translated from the Thai) by Nophand.

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Students Kathy Esquenazi-Mitrani and Aliza Brugger Make Waves At Festivals
October 15, 2020

Film students Kathy Esquenazi-Mitrani and Aliza Brugger are currently on a strong, respective festival run.

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Two Columbia Films Screen at Austin Film Festival 2020
October 15, 2020

The 27th edition of the Austin Film Festival is coming up with two films by Columbia filmmakers included in the virtual line up.

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Columbia's International Play Reading Fesitval Kicks Off with a Reading of Rarámuri Dreams
October 14, 2020

The Columbia University School of the Arts International Play Reading Festival kicked off its third year (and first virtual run) this month with a reading of Rarámuri Dreams written by Camila Villegas.

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