List of Events

ICAL
    • Control Room
    • When: February 4, 2005 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: Cantor Film Center, 10 E 8th Street, New York, NY, United States, 10003
    • Summary: A candid look at the Al Jazeera news network at the onset of the Iraq War that provides an insightful analysis of how one media outlet provided coverage from and to the Arab world.
    • The Search for the Panchen Lama: Ritual in the Age of Electronic Reproduction
    • When: February 24, 2005 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Where: 721 Broadway, Dean's Conference Room, New York
    • Summary: This talk explores the volatile intersection of religious ritual, official secrets, and competing media accounts by Chinese and Tibetan authorities during the six-year search for the child reincarnation of one of Tibet’ s most important leaders.
    • P.O.V. on Faith and Documentary
    • When: March 4, 2005 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Where: Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, Room 808
    • Summary: The award-winning PBS series, P.O.V., pioneers methods for connecting people and important issues through the power of documentaries.
    • Art, War, and Activism
    • When: March 4, 2005 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: Kevorkian Center Screening Room, 50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street, New York University
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    • Recycling the Archive: When the Private Goes Public
    • When: March 7, 2005 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Where: Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, New York
    • Summary: What happens when archived materials surface in the public domain and are viewed in new contexts?
    • Religious Revelation, Secrecy, and the Limits of the Visual: Ghanian Popular Video-Films
    • When: March 10, 2005 6:00 pm - 8:00 am
    • Where: Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, New York, NY, United States
    • Summary: This talk explores how contrasting attitudes toward new visual technologies shape mass mediated public life in contemporary Ghana, as Pentecostal churches compete for power with traditional African priests and religions.
    • Artist Meets Critic: A Dialogue
    • When: March 28, 2005 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Where: Kevorkian Center Screening Room, 50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street, New York University
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    • A Cinematic Present: Sensing the Sacred in the Real
    • When: April 1, 2005 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: 721 Broadway, Room 656, New York
    • Summary: Experimental filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky’s personal, meditative films, influenced by Buddhist philosophy, have been shown in museums, galleries and cinemathèques internationally.
    • Proof Chronicles: The Visual Poetics of Cultural Advocacy: Reflections on the Movement
    • When: April 19, 2005 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Where: 25 Waverly Place, Kriser Room, New York
    • Summary: Australian photographer Juno Gemes will screen Proof: Portraits from the Movement 1978, and discuss her recent show, “Proof: Portraits from the Aboriginal Civil Rights Movement 1978-2003…” in the context of the history of photographic representations of Indigenous Australians in the struggle for justice and cultural survival.
    • Masculinity and Image in Iran
    • When: May 6, 2005 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: Kevorkian Center Screening Room, 50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street, New York University
    • Summary: This event is co-sponsored with the Kevorkian Center and Arts International as part of the Not at East artist series, a project of the Islamic World Arts Initiative supported by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.
    • For Interpretation: Experiments in Documentary
    • When: September 23, 2005 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: 721 Broadway, Room 656, New York
    • Summary: Mixing media, modes of address and cultural critiques, these artists traverse documentary, experimental and essay forms. A group dialogue will follow screenings of excerpts of each artist’s work.
    • Grief, Sexuality, and Volition
    • When: September 29, 2005 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Where: Einstein Auditorium, 34 Stuyvesant Street, New York
    • Summary: Drawing from theological and psychoanalytical discussions of grief, this lecture considers the tension between loss and recovery, pleasure and unpleasure, self and other, and how they shape our capacity to act.
    • Witness: Video for Change: A Guide to Advocacy and Activism
    • When: October 7, 2005 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: 721 Broadway, Room 006, New York
    • Summary: WITNESS, pioneer in human rights video advocacy, launches a book about media activism worldwide, from projects with child soldiers in the Congo to slave labor in Brazil. Join us for a discussion with the editors.
    • Manhattan Hell House
    • When: October 14, 2005 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Where: 721 Broadway, Dean's Conference Room, New York
    • Summary: Every year, on and around Halloween, thousands of “Hell Houses” are staged by Christian Evangelicals in communities across America. Les Frères Corbusier launches the first Hell House produced in New York City. This panel explores this phenomenon —as performance, religious artifact, and proselytizing tool.
    • Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival
    • When: November 3, 2005 - November 6, 2005
    • Where: American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street and Central Park West
    • Summary: The longest-running showcase for international documentaries in the United States, encompassing a broad spectrum of work, from indigenous community media to experimental nonfiction.
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