List of Events

ICAL
    • Raw Television: Grassroots Video Activism in New York City 1974-1984
    • When: January 27, 2006 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: Einstein Auditorium, 34 Stuyvesant Street, New York
    • Summary: Political activism in the 1970’s inspired an electronic media revolution, as artists pioneered new community-based TV and explored innovative ways of making a documentary. This panel explores the roots and evolution of this home-grown local media.
    • Bonhoeffer
    • When: February 2, 2006 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Where: James Chapel, 3041 Broadway, New York
    • Summary: The dramatic story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the young German theologian who offered one of the first clear voices of resistance to Adolf Hitler. A discussion with director Martin Doblmeier will follow the screening.
    • Laramie Inside Out
    • When: February 17, 2006 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: 721 Broadway, Room 006, New York
    • Summary: In October 1998, in Laramie, Wyoming, college student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and left to die, sparking a nationwide debate about homophobia and hate crimes. Filmmaker Beverly Seckinger, a Laramie native, returns to the site of her own closeted adolescence to investigate the impact of Shepard’s murder.
    • Telling Stories Otherwise (or Revisiting My Father’s Visual Archive)
    • When: March 7, 2006 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Where: 721 Broadway, Dean's Conference Room, New York
    • Summary: What do we learn from our parents’ visual archives? What does it mean to see what they cannot say? And what are the religious dimensions of these memories and their affective mediation via film and the visual?
    • Ethical Direction: The Village Video Project with Wu Wenguang
    • When: March 24, 2006 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Where: 721 Broadway, Room 656, New York
    • Summary: What difference has 20 years of democracy in China’s 700,000 villages made? Artist and filmmaker Wu Wenguang asks this question by putting video cameras in the hands of villagers, and documenting the process by which they observe newly democratic processes in village life, from elections to budget management.
    • Material Jews
    • When: April 23, 2006 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    • Summary: A day-long colloquium exploring a wide range of material culture practices in contemporary Jewish life.
    • Seeing and Hearing: Media/Domesticity/Religion in Urban Peripheries of Delhi, India
    • When: April 27, 2006 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Where: Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, New York, NY, United States
    • Summary: How are religious sensibilities formed through acts of seeing and hearing media objects that are integrated into the routines of the everyday? Weaving together stories of media, religion and everyday life in urban slums in Delhi, Das asks: How do media enter the domestic and fold into the performance of religion?
    • Body Counts/Bodies Count
    • When: May 3, 2006
    • Where: Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, Room 808
    • Summary: From mass-mediated spectacles of war, epidemics, and natural disasters to the relation among sexual practices, affect and social change, this conference explores the intersection of embodiment, media and religion.
    • 3rd REEL China Biennial Documentary Festival
    • When: September 29, 2006 - September 30, 2006
    • Where: 721 Broadway, Room 656, New York
    • Summary: Fifteen years after the emergence of the new documentary movement in Beijing, dynamic and vital documentary-making has proliferated in China, reflecting current profound social transformations.
    • Sacco and Vanzetti
    • When: October 5, 2006 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Where: Casa Italiana, 24 West 12th Street, New York, United States
    • Summary: The story of two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920 and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial.
    • Greg Walloch
    • When: October 10, 2006 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Where: Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, New York, NY, United States
    • Summary: This New York-based performance artist brings sensitivity and wit to the issues of disability and sexuality.
    • Torture, Photography, and the Limits of the Secular
    • When: October 26, 2006 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Where: Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, New York, NY, United States
    • Summary: Given the religious terms that increasingly shape such violence, are there frameworks beyond secularism to oppose coercion of every kind, including sexual?
    • Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival
    • When: November 8, 2006
    • Where: American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street and Central Park West
    • Summary: This showcase for international documentaries encompasses a broad spectrum of work from films on human rights to experimental nonfiction.
    • The 13th Native American Film and Video Festival
    • When: November 30, 2006 - December 3, 2006
    • Where: National Museum of the American Indian, The George Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green, New York, United States
    • Summary: Feature films, shorts, documentaries, experimental videos and animations presented by Native media makers from Latin American, Canada, and the US.
    • The Tailenders
    • When: December 8, 2006 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Where: Einstein Auditorium, 34 Stuyvesant Street, New York
    • Summary: In celebration of P.O.V.’s 20th Anniversary. The links between missionary activity, global capitalism, and media are explored through Gospel Recordings’ use of low-tech audio devices to evangelize indigenous communities.
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