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An evening with Dan Geva

A wonderful evening with Dan Geva, screening his 2006 homage to Chris Marker, Description of a Memory and updated the relationship between theory and praxis in an unforgettable evening.

Dan Geva speaking

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IMA Students Natalie Conn & Jay Weichun win prestigious National Board of Review Students Grants

IMA students Natalie Conn and Jay Weichun, co-directors of the film “A Place of Spirit” were selected to receive student grants by the National Board of Review as part of their annual Student Grant Competition. In addition to their grants, Nathalie and Jay will also receive an honorary 1 year membership into the NBR. “A Place of Spirit”, a documentary created in Professor Shanti Thakur’s “Documentary Expressions” class, studies the impact an eviction notice has in the life of a woman who spent 44 years living in the same house.

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Film & Media Students Jing Wang & George Morales’ work

Concerned about the CUNY Budget Cuts and the possibility of yet another tuition increase, Jing Wang and George Morales (two of Professor Gold’s students) went to Albany with other CUNY students on March 15, 2011 to lobby in support of public higher education. Here is their story.