Experimental filmmaker Su Friedrich presents her latest documentary, I Cannot Tell You How I Feel, featuring her mother Lore, who protests being taken to an independent living facility, alongside her 1985 film The Ties That Bind, which recorded her mother’s recollections of growing up in Nazi Germany.
CO-SPONSORS: CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDER AND SEXUALITY AND NYU AGING INCUBATOR
3-5 PM Traveling to the Ends of the Earth? NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor Commons
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Megan Epler Wood(Author, Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet;Director, International Sustainable Tourism Initiative, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard School of Public Health), founder in 1990 of The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), will screen an excerpt from her landmark 1991 PBS documentary The Environmental Tourist, followed by a screening of The Venice Syndrome (52 min., 2012, Dir: Andreas Pichler). The Venice Syndrome explores the current state of tourism in Venice, host to 20 million foreigners a year in a city of 58,000 inhabitants. Discussion: Megan Epler Wood and Pegi Vail (Gringo Trails / NYU Center for Media, Culture and History). Moderator: Lynne Minnaert (NYU’s Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism).
This showcase was supported by an NYU Green Grant from the Office of Sustainability and a Visual Arts Initiative Award, New York University Arts Council
Co-sponsors: NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, Asian/Pacific/American Institute (A/P/A), Center for Latin American and Caribbean (CLACS), Cinema Studies, Environmental Studies, Glucksman Ireland House, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism, Native American, Indigenous Students’ Group (NAISG); and Irish Screen America, NY Wild Film Festival, NY Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Dean’s Conference Room 721 Broadway, 12th Floor
NEW WORLD ORDERS: Coloniality, Intimacy, and Disability
A symposium pairing recent work in critical indigenous and race studies with disability and queer theories. Featuring MEL CHEN, JASBIR PUAR, MARK RIFKIN, C. RILEY SNORTON, AIMEE BAHNG, and IVAN RAMOS with artists CANDICE LIN abd XANDRA IBARRA
SPONSORS: NYU’S ART & PUBLIC POLICY; ASIAN/PACIFIC/AMERICAN INSTITUTE; COUNCIL FOR THE STUDY OF DISABILITY; CENTER FOR THE HUMANITIES; VICE PROVOST’S OFFICE FOR FACULTY, ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND DIVERSITY; AND THE DEAN’S OFFICE AT TISCH. CO-SPONSORS: CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDER AND SEXUALITY; CENTER FOR MEDIA, CULTURE AND HISTORY; SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANALYSIS; PERFORMANCE STUDIES; SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE; CENTER FOR MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION AND PROGRAMS; MEDIA, CULTURE, AND COMMUNICATION; THE HEMISPHERIC INSTITUTE; AND THE CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND GLOBAL JUSTICE, NYU SCHOOL OF LAW.
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Friday @ Casa Italiana, 24 West 12th St. 6:30 PM: Opening Night Film Screening:
THE SEVENTH FIRE (76 min)
When gang leader Rob Brown is sentenced to prison for a fifth time, he must confront his role in bringing violent drug culture into his beloved American Indian community in northern Minnesota. As Rob reckons with his past, his seventeen-year-old protégé, Kevin, dreams of the future: becoming the most powerful and feared Native gangster on the reservation. From executive producers Terrence Malick, Natalie Portman, and Chris Eyre comes this haunting and unflinching debut feature directed by Jack Pettibone Riccobono. Post-screening discussion with Director Jack Riccobono
Saturday @ NYU Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway, Film & TV
1 – 2:15 PM: Native Short Films
Moderated by Andrew Okpeaha Maclean
2:15 – 2:45 PM: break
2:45 – 4 PM: Transiciones y Tradiciones: Latin American Shorts – Moderated by Genesis Tuyuc
4 pm – 5:30 PM: Our Land: Relations and Resistance Moderated by Teresa Montoya
5:30 – 7 PM: Hawaiian Dinner Celebration
Co-sponsors: NYU Department of Anthropology, Center for Media, Culture and History (CMCH), Asian/Pacific/American Institute (A/p/A), Gallatin School of Individualized Study, La Herencia Latina Club, and Hawaii Club; and the New York Women’s Foundation and American Indian Community House.
This year’s festival is held in honor of Helen Yellowman, grandmother of filmmaker and NAISG co-president Angelo Baca, who recently passed on November 2, 2016.
BREAKING THE FRAME (Dir: Marielle Nitoslawska, 100 min., 2014)
Documentary about artist and filmmaker Carolee Schneemann. Presented by the Grey Art Gallery in association with their fall exhibit, “A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avante-Garde, 1960s-1980s”. Discussion follows screening with B. RUBY RICH (Film & Digital Media and Social Documentation, University of California, Santa Cruz).