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IMA Fall 2013 Series: An evening with Dan Geva

The Department of Film & Media Studies and the IMA Development Fund present:

An Evening with Dan Geva

Date: Friday, September 20th, 6:30 – 9:30PM
Location: Hunter North 502, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave.

A screening of Description of a Memory (80 min., 2006) and Selections from Noise and Think Popcorn. Followed by a discussion with Dan and Professor Garnet Butchart of Duquesne University.
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Professor Ivone Margulies at Arts Across the Curriculum event

Arts Across the Curriculum event, to be held on Tuesday, September 17 in The Lang Theater. The event comprises a screening of the recent, critically acclaimed film What Maisie Knew (Millenium Entertainment, 2012), followed by a roundtable discussion with directors Scott McGehee and David Siegel, Professor Ivone Margulies of the Department of Film and Media and Professor Richard Kaye of the Department of English.

What Maisie Knew is an adaptation of the 1897 Henry James novel about a young girl caught in an acrimonious custody battle. New York Times critic A.O. Scott called the film “brilliant” and “haunting.” McGehee and Siegel’s major feature films include Uncertainty (2008) with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bee Season (2005) with Richard Gere and Juliette Binoche, and The Deep End (2001) with Tilda Swinton.

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“My Brooklyn” screening at Roosevelt House & CUNY Grad Center

There is a screening of Prof. Anderson’s documentary My Brooklyn at Roosevelt House on Monday Sept. 9:

and one at the CUNY Grad Center on Tuesday Sept. 10:

My Brooklyn examines the gentrification of downtown Brooklyn centering on the Fulton Mall. Anderson “strikes a fine balance between personal journal and political exposé” (Variety) as she seeks to understand the forces shaping her borough along race and class lines. At the Graduate Center, Anderson will be interviewed by Mark Jacobson, contributing editor at New York magazine.