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IMA student Emily Collins featured on Fusion Network

IMA student Emily Collins and her collaborative animation studio Mighty Oak were featured on Fusion Network.

“Emily Collins, Jess Peterson and Michaela Olsen run Mighty Oak, a Brooklyn-based animation studio dedicated to empowering women … The ladies recently spoke with Fusion about how important it is for women to encourage each other to take chances…” fusion.net

Prof. Véronique Bernard’s film selected by Sundance Institute

Professor Véronique Bernard’s documentary film Enter the Faun has been selected by Sundance Documentary Fund for 2015 Audience Engagement.

Film synopsis: “Art and science collide as a young actor with cerebral palsy and a dancer embark on a journey that leads to unprecedented physical transformation and challenges the limitations associated with disability.”

Enter The Faun is part of the official line up at Dance on Camera next year!

 

Enter the Faun reviews: The Hollywood Reporter and Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Prof. Karen Hunter interviews Margo Jefferson

karenHunterPostPodcast Professor Karen Hunter speaks with Pulitzer-Prize winning critic Margo Jefferson about her memoir on growing up in an upper middle class black family in Chicago, a place she calls “Negroland.” Jefferson delves into pressures on the black elite in the 1950s to look, speak, and act in a way that would be acceptable to whites.

Listen to the podcast here.