Month: September 2016

IMA students Megan Rossman and Samantha Farinella’s film The Beekeeper’s Keeper wins NBR student grant award

IMA students and co-directors Megan Rossman and Samantha Farinella’s film The Beekeeper’s Keeper won a National Board of Review student grant award this year.

Photo of the film makers

They attended a screening of their work on Tuesday night. Both their subject, Liane Newtoon, far left, and Shanti Thakur, far right, were there, along with Samantha, left, and Megan, right, to show their support. Samantha and Megan are grateful for both the award and continued support of the IMA program. The Beekeeper’s Keeper has been accepted into six film festivals so far this year.

Prof. Marty Lucas’ screening & discussion at Roosevelt House

Still from the film entitled Hiroshima BoundProf. Marty Lucas’ screening & discussion Hiroshima Bound at
Roosevelt House (47-49 E.65th Street, NYC)
Friday, September 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

HIROSHIMA BOUND is a personal documentary that tracks the construction of America’s collective memory (or lack of one) of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It follows the histories of specific photos and photographers, both Japanese and American, who visited Nagasaki and Hiroshima in the aftermath of the 1945 bombings, counterposing this visual legacy with the stories of survivors, whose practice of speaking to small groups of students offers a modest but powerful alternative to the official record … more info.