Month: May 2017

IMA alumni Sarah Friedland and Ryan Joseph’s film on NJTV

Sarah Friedland and Ryan Joseph

IMA alumni Sarah Friedland and Ryan Joseph’s documentary film “The Rink” is streaming on NJTV (NJ PBS) during May and will be broadcast a few more times. This documentary depicts a space cherished by skaters and a city struggling to move beyond its past and forge a new narrative amidst contemporary social issues. The film touches on “urban renewal”, resistance and the 1967 uprising, contemporary downtown gentrification, segregation and inequalities. Click here for more info.

IMA student Deepak Rauyniar screening

whitesun_v2Hunter students, faculty and alumni are invited to a screening and Q&A of the film White Sun by IMA student Deepak Rauyniar tomorrow night!

May 11th 7pm – Lang Auditorium – 4th Floor Hunter North Building. Free – Please RSVP to Natalie:

Deepak began his graduate studies at Hunter last year soon after completing this film, his second narrative feature and has been juggling his studies at Hunter with traveling to multiple film festivals around the world. Earlier this year, White Sun screened at the MoMA and Lincoln Center as part of the New Directors Film Festival. Deepak was included in NYTimes article, The 9 New Directors You Need to Watch. This is our opportunity to see it here at Hunter and hear about the challenges he faced during production, how he went from script to screen. More about the film here and here.

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