NYU’s Center for Media, Culture and History; International Visitor’s Program, Office of the Vice President of Academic Development; Dean Stimpson & GSAS; Dean Campbell, TSOA; Anthropology; Cinema Studies; Institute of African-American Affairs & Africana Studies; Institute of French Studies; La Maison Française; Center for European Studies; Director’s Series, Maurice Kanbar Dept. of Film & TV; and [...]
Archived website @ MoMA May 12-23, 2005 Screenings and symposium in New York City and Washington, D.C. Festival Overview First Nations\First Features celebrates the groundbreaking feature films of indigenous directors from around the globe. Over the past two decades, these filmmakers have broken barriers to native film production, garnering major awards worldwide, from Cannes to [...]
The Center has conducted the following interviews with visiting scholars and filmmakers, available to interested parties. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange access. Vincent Carelli 04.20.95 With George Stoney and Faye Ginsburg Richard Fung May 1995 With Rigoberto Lopez 05.05.95 With Jose Munoz Preminda Jacob 05.22.97 With Barbara Abrash Isaac Julien 02.29.96 With Ruby [...]
The Genesis of the Virtual Case Book Project Barbara Abrash and Faye Ginsburg 9-11 and After: A Virtual Case Book is a prototype for a planned series of what we are calling “virtual case books” (VCB), each organized around a key area of cultural activism in which tactical media play a central role. Because tactical [...]
This conference brought together contemporary documentary filmmakers from Indonesia and India with legal scholars, anthropologists, NGO workers and others working on issues of human rights and representation. By examining the relationship between human rights activism and documentary film-making, the three-day conference stimulated dialogue and knowledge across many relevant communities.