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“The Fourth Estate” – screening & panel presentation

The Fourth Estate posterPlease join us for a SCREENING of the Emmy-nominated Showtime documentary series, “The Fourth Estate”a fly-on-the-wall look inside The New York Times in the Trump era.

WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1-3PM
WHERE: Lang Recital Hall, 424 Hunter North
RSVP: Adam Glenn at ag4291@hunter.cuny.edu

The screening is followed by a PANEL DISCUSSION featuring:
“Fourth Estate” producer Jenny Carchman
New York Times media correspondent Michael Grynbaum

Moderator: Hunter Distinguished Journalism Lecturer A. Adam Glenn

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Prof. Kelly Anderson’s film screening at Brooklynese

My Brooklyn PosterProf. Kelly Anderson’s My Brooklyn will be screening at Brooklynese screening series on October 29th.

My Brooklyn follows director Kelly Anderson’s journey, as a Brooklyn gentrifier, to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood. The film documents the redevelopment of Fulton Mall, a bustling African-American and Caribbean commercial district that – despite its status as the third most profitable shopping area in New York City – is maligned for its inability to appeal to the affluent residents who have come to live around it. As a hundred small businesses are replaced by high rise luxury housing and chain retail, Anderson uncovers the web of global corporations, politicians and secretive public-private partnerships that drive seemingly natural neighborhood change. The film’s ultimate question is increasingly relevant on a global scale: who has a right to live in cities and determine their future?
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Prof. Marty Lucas and IMA students in Hong Kong!

Hunter Hong Kong presentationIMA students Samantha Farinella, Tarek Bouraque and Emily Collins were at Hong Kong Baptist University, along with UG students Kate Flynn and Karina Sanchez recently (September 11 through 15) for an exciting exchange with students and faculty at the Film Academy there, sharing projects addressing the thematic of “Home.” The exchange was supported by Hunter College Education Abroad and was the follow up to a visit by Hong Kong students last April.

 
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