Month: September 2018

“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

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

Prof. 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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Hunter students show work in Hong Kong with Prof. Marty Lucas

Hunter Hong Kong presentation
Hunter FM students Karina Sanchez, Kate Flynn, Tarek Bouraque, Samantha Farinella and Emily Collins answer questions at screening with HKBU students at the Film Academy in Hong Kong, September, 2018.

In September, Hunter Film and Media students and faculty travelled to Hong Kong as the second part of an exchange with the Film Academy at Hong Kong Baptist University that brought HKBU students to Hunter last April. Students enjoyed sharing their films and their experiences across cultural and geographic boundaries. As student Karina Sanchez noted “I never imagined I would be traveling to Asia so soon in my life.” The week-long visit was supported by Hunter Education Abroad.


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