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March 13, 2015

ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival @ NYU

Screening/Discussion of RIDING MY WAY BACK (2014, 29 min., Dirs: Robin Fryday, Peter Rosenbaum) and ON BEAUTY (2014, 30 min., Dir: Joanna Rudnick)

Start: March 13, 2015 2:00 pm
End: March 13, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: NYU Medical Center
Alumni Hall A, 550 1st Avenue, NY, United States

March 12, 2015

THE SITUATION OF THE GRAVITY: Ontologies of Terrestrialism and Social Theory Off-Planet

Lecture by DAVID VALENTINE (Anthropology, University of Minnesota)

Start: March 12, 2015 5:00 pm
End: March 12, 2015 6:30 pm

March 5, 2015


Screening of the feature film, MOSQUITA Y MARI (2012, 85min., Dir: Aurora Guerrero) followed by a discussion with the filmmaker

Start: March 5, 2015 6:00 pm
End: March 5, 2015 8:00 pm

March 2, 2015

WHOSE STORY IS IT? Perspectives in/on Documentary Storytelling

Award winning filmmakers, alumni of NYU’s diverse documentary initiatives in the Program in Culture & Media and Journalism (GSAS); Film & TV and Open Arts (Tisch School of the Arts) discuss how these distinctive documentary approaches shape their work.

Start: March 2, 2015 6:00 pm
End: March 2, 2015 8:00 pm

February 26, 2015

INNOVATIONS IN MEDIA ANTHROPOLOGY: Community Media/Archives in Latin America

Featured talk by Erica Wortham, author of Indigenous Media in Mexico: Culture, Community, and the State (2013, Duke University Press)

Start: February 26, 2015 5:00 pm
End: February 26, 2015 7:00 pm

February 20, 2015

MEGALOPOLIS FILM SERIES: CAIRO DRIVE (2013, 79 min., Dir: Sherief ElKatsha)

The Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies’ February film series featuring CAIRO DRIVE

Start: February 20, 2015 4:00 pm
End: February 20, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Kevorkian Center Screening Room
50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street, New York University

February 19, 2015

MY POINT OF VIEW: Disability and Filmmaking

Filmmaker/media artist JASON DASILVA explains how his work shifted thematically after he was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis at the age of twenty-five, exploring the relationship between disability and identity through the lens of his personal perspective and art

Start: February 19, 2015 6:00 pm
End: February 19, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Media, Culture, and Communication
239 Greene Street, 8th Floor, United States
Cost: Free

February 11, 2015

CONTEMPORARY LATINA/O MEDIA: Production, Circulation, Politics (2014, NYU Press)

Discussion with co-editors ARLENE DAVILA (NYU) and YEIDY RIVERO (University of Michigan) with contributing authors JUAN GONZALEZ (Democracy Now), JILLIAN BAEZ (Staten Island University), and D. INES CASILLAS, (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Start: February 11, 2015 6:30 pm
End: February 11, 2015 6:30 pm

January 28, 2015

THE FOXY MERKINS (2013, 81 min., Dir. Madeleine Olnek)

A Sundance-premiered feature film, this female prostitute buddy comedy pays homage to, and riffs off of iconic male hustler films. Post screening discussion with Director Madeleine Olnek and Producer Laura Terruso

Start: January 28, 2015 6:30 pm
End: January 28, 2015 8:30 pm

December 10, 2014


BRENDA L CROFT (University of New South Wales / Gurindji) on Indigenous Methodology through Experimental Research

Start: December 10, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 10, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Anthropology Department Kriser Screening Room
25 Waverly Place
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