List of Events

ICAL
    • Jews Writing Jews
    • When: January 24, 2012 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Where: Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, NYU, 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
    • Summary: Challenges of reporting and writing about Jewish communities other than their own.
    • Miral: A Palestinian/Israeli Dialogue On and Off Screen
    • When: February 2, 2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Where: Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway, Room 006, New York, NY, United States
    • Summary: Screening of Miral (112 min., 2010, Director: Julian Schnabel), followed by a discussion with journalist RULA JEBREAL.
    • Reel Abilities Film Festival: Defining Beauty
    • When: February 10, 2012 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Where: Michelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor
    • Summary: A documentary on the vibrant lives of five women with disabilities en route to the Ms. Wheelchair America pageant offers new perspectives on beauty.
    • Reel Abilities Film Festival: Princess
    • When: February 13, 2012 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Where: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 1st Avenue at 33rd St., Alumni Hall B, New York, NY, United States
    • Summary: This narrative film based on the life of cabaret dancer Anna Lappalainen, who imagined she was English royalty, shows her transformative impact on the Finnish psychiatric hospital where she spent 50 years.
    • Tahrir Square, 2012: Voices of Women and Religious Minorities
    • When: March 1, 2012 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • Where: NYU Abu Dhabi, 19 Washington Square North, New York, United States, 10003
    • Summary: Short films, digital media, and discussion with award-winning journalist MONA ELTAHAWY, Coptic filmmaker and scholar VIOLA SHAFIK, and YASMIN MOLL (Anthropology, NYU).
    • Biosecurity Noir
    • When: March 8, 2012 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Where: NYU ANTHROPOLOGY
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    • Granito: Guatemalan Human Rights On Screen and Online
    • When: March 23, 2012 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Where: Michelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor
    • Summary: Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (80 min., 2011, Director: Pamela Yates), tells the story of how documentary film provided evidence for human rights abuses in Guatemala.
    • Docs on the Edge: Student Documentary Showcase
    • When: May 7, 2012 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    • Where: Cantor Film Center, 36 East 8th Street, Theater 200, United States
    • Summary: A Student Documentary Showcase from the 2011-2012 Video Production Seminar
    • ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare
    • When: September 19, 2012
    • Where: Kriser Screening Room, Department of Anthropology, 25 Waverly Place, 1st Floor
    • Summary: An exclusive early screening of a documentary exploring one of the most pressing questions of our time: how do we fix our broken healthcare system?
    • A LION IN THE HOUSE
    • When: September 20, 2012 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • Where: NYU Medical Center, Alumni Hall A, 550 1st Avenue, NY, United States
    • Summary: A award-winning documentary on the U.S. healthcare system and medical ethics seen through the stories of five children and their families as they battle pediatric cancer.
    • A LION IN THE HOUSE
    • When: September 21, 2012 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Where: 19 University Place, Room 102
    • Summary: An award-winning documentary on the U.S. healthcare system and medical ethics seen through the stories of five children and their families as they battle pediatric cancer.
    • BAD FRIDAY: Rastafari After Coral Gardens
    • When: September 28, 2012 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Where: Michelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor
    • Summary: A documentary on the aftermath of the 1963 Coral Gardens “incident” when Rastafarians were jailed by the Jamaican government.
    • NIGHT SKY
    • When: October 1, 2012 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Where: Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, Room 670
    • Summary: The film NIGHT SKY is the story of two friends’ journey through the desert into a synesthetic realm of the senses.
    • DEGREES OF INCARCERATION
    • When: October 12, 2012 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Where: Kevorkian Center Screening Room, 50 Washington Square South at 255 Sullivan Street, New York University
    • Summary: AMAHL BISHARA’S documentary shows the effects of political imprisonment on young Palestinian men.
    • THE LIGHT IN HER EYES
    • When: October 18, 2012
    • Where:
    • Summary: A documentary on Houda al-Habash, founder of a Syrian Qur’an girl’s school that challenges students to live Islamic lives without giving up their dreams.
    • REEL CHINA @ NYU 6th Biennial, PART I
    • When: October 19, 2012 - October 21, 2012
    • Where: Michelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor
    • Summary: New show us a China rarely seen. Discussion: filmmakers PEMA TSEDEN, WU WENGUANG, WANG YUNLONG, YANG LINA, and others.
    • REEL CHINA @ NYU 6th Biennial, PART II
    • When: October 26, 2012
    • Where: Michelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor
    • Summary: New films show us a China rarely seen. Discussion: filmmakers PEMA TSEDEN, WU WENGUANG, WANG YUNLONG, YANG LINA, and others.
    • THE MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL
    • When: November 29, 2012 - December 2, 2012
    • Where: American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street and Central Park West
    • Summary: Longest running showcase for international documentaries.
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