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Professor Shanti Thakur Wins Best Narrative Film Award

Professor Shanti Thakur has won the Best Narrative Film Award at the 60th Columbus International Film Festival
for her short film Red Tulips, A Story About Forgetting, which won over both short and feature length narrative films.

Red Tulips is currently on the festival circuit. Other screenings include: Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival, the Mill Valley Film Festival and the Athens International FIlm Festival.

Red Tulips is about a magical world where memory lasts only a few hours. James meets his wife and daughter for the first time, every day. The film was partially funded by a PSC-CUNY Research Award, the George N. Shuster Fellowship and the President’s Fund for Faculty Advancement.

Congrats to IMA Student Mariano Wainsztein!


Contact: Tami Gold – Professor/Filmmaker
Hunter College – Dept of Film & Media Studies
212 772-4953

June 14, 2011

Hunter College Film & Media Studies IMA Graduate student wins National Board of Review Student Grant Competition award for documentary about musician Andreas Scholl

The Hunter College Film & Media Studies – Intergraded Media Arts Graduate Program is pleased to announce that Mariano Wainsztein — an IMA graduate student — has won an award from the prestigious National Board of Review for his documentary The Animal in You, which he filmed, directed and edited.

For over 101 years the National Board of Review has dedicated its efforts to the support of film, domestic and foreign, as both art and entertainment. This nonprofit organization celebrates the distinctive voice of the individual artist, honoring excellence and supporting freedom of expression in film.
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