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      • Un’ora sola ti vorrei (For one more hour with you)
      • When: January 27, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      • Where: Cinema Studies, Michelson Theater 721 Broadway, 6th Floor
      • Summary: Un’ora sola ti vorrei (For one more hour with you) Italian documentary filmmaker Alina Marazzi tries to piece together the life of her mother who committed suicide in 1972 when she was 7 years old. Through a patchwork of home movies, recordings and diary entries, Alina crafts a moving documentary tribute.
      • The Virgin, the Victim and the Vampire
      • When: January 29, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
      • Where: Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center 100 Washington Square East
      • Summary: "The Virgin, the Victim and the Vampire: Research Frontiers in Media, Religion and Gender" lecture by Mia Lövheim (Faculty of Theology, Uppsala University, Sweden)
      • Filling in the Gaps: Archives in and of the Iranian Diaspora
      • When: February 5, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      • Where: NYU Abu Dhabi Building, NYC Campus, 19 Washington Square North
      • Summary: This panel offers creative and artistic interventions into archival practice in the context of the Iranian diaspora. Persis Karim will present her project "Iranian American Voices of Silicon Valley". Amy Malek’s research explores individual and grassroots efforts at archiving Iranian diasporic memory. Rustin Zarkar will introduce the Ajam Digital Archive of 20th Century Persianate Life.
      • Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (76 min., 2012, Dir: Madeleine Olnek)
      • When: February 10, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
      • Where: Anthropology, Kriser Screening Room 25 Waverly Place, ground floor
      • Summary: Screening of "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same" (76 min., 2012, Dir. Madeleine Olnek) followed by a discussion with Director/Writer Madeleine Olnek and actors Lisa Haas and Dennis Davis
      • Blind Movies
      • When: February 11, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      • Where: NYU Anthropology, Kriser Screening Room, 25 Waverly Place, Ground Floor
      • Summary: BLIND MOVIES is a series of carbon drawings of movies by artist Anna Lucas. Each of them, drawn continuously for the duration of the film, is a tangle of marks, a representation of its temporal, formal and emotional density.
      • AKHRA: Two Decades of Adivasi Media Practice in Postcolonial India
      • When: February 26, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      • Where: Institute for Public Knowledge 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
      • Summary: AKHRA: Two Decades of Adivasi Media Practice in Postcolonial India. New film by Adivasi (indigenous) filmmakers from the Indian human rights collective, AKHRA.
      • Living Los Sures
      • When: March 3, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      • Where: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South
      • Summary: Living Los Sures This groundbreaking documentary LOS SURES (60 min., 1984, Dir: Diego Echeverria) chronicles Latino lives in pre-gentrified Williamsburg inspiring the current collaborative UnionDocs project, LIVING LOS SURES. Discussion: former Commissioner of NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Cynthia Lopez with Christopher Allen (UnionDocs)
      • God and Guns
      • When: March 4, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      • Where: Social and Cultural Analysis, 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
      • Summary: A conversation about violence, community and our economies of attention
      • ReelAbilities Film Festival: That Which is Possible
      • When: March 11, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
      • Where: NYU Medical Center, 550 1st Ave at 33rd St, Alumni Hall B
      • Summary: ReelAbilities Festival screening: That Which is Possible (83 min., 2015, Dir: Michael Gitlin). Moving portrait of a community of artists, musicians, and writers working at The Living Museum, an art-space at a state-run psychiatric facility in Queens.
      • On the Ice (Dir: Andrew Okpeaha MacLean)
      • When: March 23, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
      • Where: Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway, Room 1027
      • Summary: On the Ice (Dir: Andrew Okpeaha MacLean). A Sundance favorite, the film features two Iñupiaq teens in an isolated Alaskan town bonded by a dark secret.
      • Art as Archive, Artist as Archivist
      • When: March 25, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      • Where: NYU Abu Dhabi, 19 Washington Square North Events Space
      • Summary: Presenters: Taraneh Hemami (visual artist, San Francisco); Azin Feizabadi (visual artist, Berlin).
      • Envisioning Accessible Futures: Disability, Caregiving and Photography
      • When: March 31, 2016 6:30 pm - April 1, 2016 12:30 pm
      • Where: 19 University Place, Great Room
      • Summary: This two-day symposium includes workshops & exhibitions featuring photographers JEAN ROBERT DANTOU and RICK GUIDOTTI; scholars FLORENCE WEBER, EVA KITTAY, SHELLEY RICE; and activist LAWRENCE CARTER-LONG exploring disability and the politics of recognition and care.
      • When: April 29, 2016 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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      • Summary: Book Launch: Three New Books in Disability/Deaf Studies
      • MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL 40TH ANNIVERSARY “RE:FRAME”
      • When: October 13, 2016 7:00 pm - October 16, 2016 10:00 pm
      • Where: American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street and Central Park West
      • Summary: MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL 40th ANNIVERSARY, OCT 13-16: the longest running showcase for cultural storytelling and international documentaries
      • REEL CHINA 8th Biennial
      • When: October 28, 2016 2:30 pm - October 30, 2016 7:00 pm
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      • Summary: Reel China@NYU 8th Biennial: new documentary work shows us a China rarely seen
      • BREAKING THE FRAME (Dir: Marielle Nitoslawska, 100 min., 2014)
      • When: November 2, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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      • Summary: BREAKING THE FRAME (Dir: Marielle Nitoslawska, 100 min., 2014). Documentary about artist and filmmaker Carolee Schneemann. Post-screening discussion with B. Ruby Rich (University of California, Santa Cruz)
      • NATIVE + INDIGENOUS FILM FESTIVAL
      • When: November 11, 2016 6:30 pm - November 12, 2016 7:00 pm
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      • Summary: NATIVE + INDIGENOUS FILM FESTIVAL w/ THE SEVENTH FIRE (Dir: Jack Riccobono) Opening Night Film
      • MODEST LIVELIHOOD (50 min, 2012, Dirs: Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater)
      • When: February 2, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
      • Where: DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY SILVER CENTER, ROOM 300 100 WASHINGTON SQUARE EAST
      • Summary: Screening of MODEST LIVELIHOOD (50 min, 2012, Dirs: Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater). This experimental work by indigenous artists BRIAN JUNGEN (DaneZaa) and DUANE LINKLATER (Omaskêko Cree) takes self-determination over First Nations lands as its central concern.
      • REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL
      • When: March 3, 2017
      • Where:
      • Summary: Presented with ReelAbilities Film Festival, March 2–8, a showcase of award-winning films by and about people with disabilities.
      • GREEN SCREENS FULL SCHEDULE
      • When: March 23, 2017 6:00 pm - March 25, 2017 6:00 pm
      • Where: Multiple locations: Lipton Hall @ NYU Law School; Cinema Studies' Michelson Theater; Cantor Film Center; NYU Medical Center
      • Summary: Green Screens: Environmental Ethics On and Off Screen is a three-day media showcase March 23-25, 2017 focusing on environmental crises facing communities worldwide
      • THE LAND BENEATH OUR FEET (60 min, 2016, Dirs: Sarita Siegel, Gregg Mitman)
      • When: March 27, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      • Where: Department of Anthropology Kriser Screening Room 25 Waverly Place, Ground Floor
      • Summary: This documentary chronicles a young Liberian man, uprooted by war who returns home with rare 1926 footage of an historic land grab, an explosive reminder of the enduring struggle over land rights. Post-screening discussion with Director Gregg Mitman
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