Tag: film

IMA alumna Annie Berman’s film in The Journal of Short Film

IMA alumna Annie Berman’s film, Street Views, will be included in the latest volume of The Journal of Short Film.

Street Views, a virtual film by Annie Berman and set in New York City’s famed West Village, but ‘shot’ within Google’s mapping application, explores how virtual mapping alters our experience of space and identity. With humor and a light touch, Berman attempts to navigate a surreal, disoriented new landscape.

IMA alumna Sasha Wortzel’s film featured on MSNBC and The New Yorker

Happy Birthday Marsha graphicIMA alumna Sasha Wortzel’s film, Happy Birthday, Marsha!, is featured on MSNBC’s show So POPular!. Host Janet Mock speaks with filmmakers Sasha Wortzel and Reina Gossett about their new short film Happy Birthday, Marsha! telling the story of trans activists and icons Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera in the hours before the 1969 Stonewall riots.

Watch the interview here

Also featured in The New Yorker, and DAZED.

IMA alumna Sarah Friedland and IMA student Jay Weichun at Interference Archive

IMA alumna Sarah Friedland and IMA student Jay Weichun’s film, Words From Jafar will be part of the NOW! Cinema Screening at Interference Archive on Dec. 19th, at 7:30pm.

“Now! Cinema explores the ways in which filmmakers use their work to respond to the political struggles of our present moment. All films within the program were created in the aftermath of the death by police of 18-year old Michael Brown. Now! Cinema responds to crisis. Now! Cinema offers the radical reply.”