Film and New Media
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Joanne Savio talks with her former student Roland Folkmayer about dance photography and photographic portraits.
ELECTRA STREET screens JR’s 14-minute film ELLIS, starring Robert De Niro.
Gabrielle Flores writes a review that’s not really a review, about a play that wasn’t really a play but a performance piece about how to think about a play.
Because I'm taking a "Pathways of World Literature" class called Dreams this semester, I signed up to watch a program of short films called "Dreams and Delusions," which was part of last month's Imagine Science Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Despite my stint with high...
Red carpets … movie stars … and glamour! Aren't these the words we often think of when we hear about the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, or any film festival for that matter? We see movie posters on the walls and blinding lights that are trying to capture that beautiful...
What Frankenstein tells us about our love-hate relationship with technology.
Five minutes into a film a friend described to me as "a documentary about the First Intifada," I stared incredulously at the stop-motion animation of four cartoonish cows. The narrator introduced them as proud Ruth, pacifistic Rivka, overly dramatic Lola, and Goldie,...
"Film is one way -- perhaps the most important way -- in which India makes sense of the teeming, heaving and chaotic multiplicity and the sprawling diversity of this tumultuous nation state. Bollywood is 'ordered chaos' or pastiche, Bedlam at its chaotic best." --...
The winners of our analog photography contest!
Fiction and fact, art and activism: Tessa Ayson discusses the work of Sue Coe, animal rights activist and artist.
What can crochet do to help save the planet? Chaeri Lee investigates
Khadija Toor explores the links between art and activism when she attends a workshop led by the Beiruti artist Zena el Khalil.
Video game characters used as puppets to tell stories from the classical tradition? Kevin Riordan reports on Eddie Kim’s machinima theater productions
Besiki Turazashvili on Pablo Larraín’s Oscar-nominated film about Chile in the 1980s.
Who in the real world applies “multidisciplinary” to everyday life? Sachi Leith tells us.
The final article in our series about the legendary Indian film-maker Shyam Benegal
Shyam Benegal gives a master class about one of his classic films, “Zubeidaa”