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Screening: ‘Lakshmi’ Film Fights Against Violence and Inspires Courage

Posted by emily_grossberg December 2, 2014 Comments are off 51 views

Sponsored by the Office of International Student Affairs and Violence Prevention and Response Nagesh Kukunoor, 115 minutes, India, 2014 Based on true events, Lakshmi is a story of heroism and untold courage. Lakshmi, a 13-year-old girl is kidnapped and sold into prostitution. Thrown into this horrific, inhuman world where she is raped and brutally beaten […]

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Screening of ‘Stumped’ Followed by Q&A with Will Luatzenheiser

Posted by emily_grossberg November 6, 2014 Comments are off 57 views

Comedy set from Will Lautzenheiser and Q&A w/ Will and the director to follow. Sponsored by the ReelAbilities Film Festival Robin Berghaus, 10 minutes, USA, 2014. Stumped is a documentary about the survival and physical rehabilitation of a filmmaker who suddenly finds himself a quadruple amputee. It highlights the trials and triumphs of adapting to […]

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Special Screening of ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’

Posted by emily_grossberg October 30, 2014 Comments are off 166 views

Jim Jarmusch, 123 minutes, UK, 2013. Only Lovers Left Alive tells the tale of two fragile and sensitive vampires, Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton), who have been lovers for centuries. Both are cultured intellectuals with an all-embracing passion for music, literature and science, who have evolved to a level where they no longer […]

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‘The Congress’ Screening with Discussion with VMA Faculty Tom Cooper and Anya Belkina

Posted by emily_grossberg October 9, 2014 Comments are off 265 views

Robin Wright stars as an aging actress takes her last role in Hollywood that will digitize her and allow Hollywood to use her alias for years to come. Also starring John Hamm, Danny Huston and Harvey Keitel

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‘Kill Your Darlings’ Screening and Discussion with Producer Christine Vachon

Posted by emily_grossberg October 7, 2014 Comments are off 342 views

Discussion with producer Christine Vachon will follow. John Krokidas, 104 minutes, USA, 2013. In the early 1940s, Allen Ginsberg is an English major at Columbia University, only to learn more than he bargained for. Dissatisfied by the orthodox attitudes of the school, Allen finds himself drawn to iconoclastic colleagues like Lucien Carr, William S. Burroughs […]

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‘Documented’: A Pulitzer Prize-Winner’s Shocking Journey

Posted by emily_grossberg September 30, 2014 Comments are off 150 views

Part of Latin American Heritage Month Jose Antonio Vargas and Ann Raffaela Lupo, 89 minutes, USA, 2013. In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in the New York Times Magazine. ‘Documented’ chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an […]

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HER

Posted by amy_depaola April 22, 2014 Comments are off 186 views

HER directed by Spike Jonze Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, “Her” follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an […]

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An Evening with Screenwriter/Novelist Rafael Yglesias

Posted by amy_depaola April 17, 2014 Comments are off 192 views

Rafael Yglesias is an American novelist and screenwriter. He was born (May 12, 1954) and raised in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. He dropped out of high school to finish his first novel, Hide Fox, And All After, which was published in 1972. After writing three novels by the age of twenty-one, Rafael stopped writing books […]

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Emerson Remembers: Marathon Bombing One Year Later

Posted by amy_depaola April 15, 2014 Comments are off 178 views

A diverse survey of student work made in response to the marathon bombing tragedy. Utilizing a range of creative approaches from personal documentary, narrative treatments, and experimental film and video, these works from Visual and Media Arts Undergraduate and Graduate students present a multidimensional response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. Their […]

HOMESICK: Living With Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

HOMESICK: Living with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Posted by amy_depaola November 5, 2013 Comments are off 364 views

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity is a chronic condition marked by greatly increased sensitivity to many different chemicals, such as new paint, carpeting, cosmetics, tobacco smoke, pesticides, automobile exhaust, gas stoves, and many commercial household-cleaning products, among other things. Although women are affected more often than men, MCS occurs in people of all ages, races, and economic […]

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