THURSDAY-SATURDAY, MARCH 23-25

green-screens-whiteGREEN SCREENS: Environmental Ethics On and Off Screen, March 23-25 @ NYU

Screenings and discussions with filmmakers and scholars on the environmental crises facing communities worldwide. Featurinig the award-winning Discovery documentary, SHERPA (Dir: Jennifer Peedom), New York premiere of ATLANTIC (Dir: Risteard Ó Domhnaill), ANGRY INUK (Dir: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril), SACRED WATER (VICE “Rise” series, Dir: Michelle Latimer), NOT WITHOUT US (Dir: Mark Decena); THE VENICE SYNDROME (Dir: Andreas Pichler), and films on environmental justice from Indigenous communities in the Americas.

Green Screens is made possible 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 Asian/Pacific/American Institute (A/P/A), Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism, Center for Latin American and Caribbean (CLACS), Center for Religion and Media, Cinema Studies, Environmental Studies, Glucksman Ireland House, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Journalism, Native American, Indigenous Students’ Group; and Irish Screen America, NY Wild Film Festival, NY Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

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Events are free and open to the public but seating is limited. Seating is first-come, first-served.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3

Presented with Reel Abilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival, March 2–8, a showcase of award-winning films by and about people with disabilities. www.reelabilities.org.

2:30–4:30PM @ BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER, SAUL FARBER AUDITORIUM, 462 FIRST AVENUE AT 27TH STREET

NISE: The Heart of Madness (108 min, 2016, Dir: Roberto Berliner)

A narrative film set in the 1950s about a psychiatrist in Brazil who convinces modern art museums to open their doors to unknown artists suffering from schizophrenia to resounding critical acclaim

 

6–8 PM @ NYU JOURNALISM, 20 COOPER SQUARE, 7TH FLOOR COMMONS

SWIM TEAM (100 min, 2016, Dir: Lara Stolman)

A documentary about the struggles and triumphs of 3 young athletes with autism. Post-screening discussion with the documentary’s protagonists.

CO-SPONSORS: NYU’S COUNCIL FOR THE STUDY OF DISABILITY, CHILD STUDY CENTER, AND JOURNALISM

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 7:30-9 PM

THURSDAY / FEBRUARY 2 / 7:30-9 PM

DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY

SILVER CENTER, ROOM 300
100 WASHINGTON SQUARE EAST

MODEST LIVELIHOOD (50 min, 2012, Dirs: Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater)

This experimental work by indigenous artists BRIAN JUNGEN (Dane-zaa) and DUANE LINKLATER (Omaskêko Cree) takes self-determination over First Nations lands as its central concern.

On the occasion of Duane Linklater’s solo exhibition From Our Hands NYU Steinhart’s 80WSE Gallery December 8 2016 – February 18 2017.

Screening followed by a discussion with filmmaker Duane Linklater and Hrag Vartanian, founder/editor of Hyperallergic.

Co-sponsor: Native American and Indigenous Students’ Group at NYU

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 1-6 PM

Friday / January 27 / 1pm – 6pm

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

Please e-mail AskNewWorldOrders@gmail.com with requests for accommodations.

RSVP/Register for the event

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.

*Image Credit: Candice Lin

 
 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 4-6 PM

FRIDAY / FEBRUARY 3 / 4-6 PM

Cinema Studies, Michelson Theater
721 Broadway, 6th Floor

ONE MIND (78 min., 2014, Dir: Edward A. Burger)

An experiment in Buddhist filmmaking that takes us into the ancient Zhenru Chan monastery in southern China. Discussion follows screening with director Edward A. Burger and Angela Zito.

Co-sponsor: Cinema Studies Asian Film and Media and Initiative Religious Studies 

 

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11-12

NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDENT GROUP @ NYU PRESENTS
THE 3RD ANNUAL NATIVE + INDIGENOUS FILM FESTIVAL 

(note: no rsvp necessary, events are first come, first seated)

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
Room 006

12:00– 1:00 PM: Indigenous Artist Spotlight with actress Tanis Parenteau
Moderated by Angelo Baca

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Photo courtesy of tanisparenteau.com

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.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 5-6:30 PM

DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

FALL 2016 COLLOQUIA SERIES
Silver Center, Room 301
100 Washington Square East

THINKING IN IMAGES, LIVING IN VIOLENCE:
Reflections on Work with Colombian Refugees in Ecuador

Lecture by Lisa Stevenson (Anthropology, McGill University)

Co-sponsor: The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 6-8 PM

13TH ANNUAL DOROTHY NELKIN LECTURE
D’agostino Hall
110 West 3rd Street

HEALTH, EQUITY, & PARSING THE CAUSES OF POPULATION HEALTH

Lecture by Nancy Krieger (School of Public Health, Harvard University)

Co-sponsors: College of Global Public Health; NYU School of Law; Department of Anthropology; Department of Sociology; Office of the Provost

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 6-7:30 PM

Torch Club
18 Waverly Place

THE LERNER WORKSHOP IN RELIGION AND SOCIETY

EUROPEAN MOMENTS IN THE MAKING OF ISLAM’S “IMAGE PROBLEM”

Have Europeans, in their own representations of Islam, contributed equally, or even more, to the sense that Islam prohibits the use of images?

Lecture by FINBARR BARRY FLOOD (Institute of Fine Arts & Department of Art History, NYU)

Presented by the NYU Religious Studies Program

Co-sponsor: Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences