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‘For Ahkeem’ Depicts the Devastating Cycle of Black Oppression

‘For Ahkeem’ Depicts the Devastating Cycle of Black Oppression

Chelsea Cheng, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Jeremy S. Levine and Landon Van Soest’s new documentary “For Ahkeem” shows the life of an African American girl growing up in Missouri.

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‘Wonderstruck’ Induces Wonder

‘Wonderstruck’ Induces Wonder

Sophie Bennett, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

Todd Haynes' newest film "Wonderstruck" tells the story of a young boy who lost both his mother and his hearing.

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The Twisted Brilliance of ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

The Twisted Brilliance of ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" tells the story of a cardiovascular surgeon with a seemingly perfect life, but there's more to the story than meets the eye.

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Freedom Theater’s ‘The Siege’ Arrives at Skirball

Freedom Theater’s ‘The Siege’ Arrives at Skirball

Madeline Pursell, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Theater, TOP STORIES

Palestinian Freedom Theatre’s "The Siege" at NYU Skirball tells the story of the siege on the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem in 2002.

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Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

Amelia McBain, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Comedian Peterson Toscana speaks with WSN about his lecture and comedy routine at the Barasch Theater at NYU on Oct. 11.

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Elizabeth Cappuccino Talks New Film and Life After NYU

Elizabeth Cappuccino Talks New Film and Life After NYU

Amelia Reardon, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

WSN sat down with NYU alum Elizabeth Cappuccino to discuss her career, costars, and future projects.

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Weaves Ventures into ‘Wide Open’

Weaves Ventures into ‘Wide Open’

Robert Frezza, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Music

WSN chatted with Morgan Waters, the guitarist of Weaves. The Canadian indie-pop band will be performing at Rough Trade this Tuesday.

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Painful Nostalgia in ‘Wonder Wheel’

Painful Nostalgia in ‘Wonder Wheel’

Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

NYU alumni Woody Allen closed out the 55th New York Film Festival with "Wonder Wheel," a story of nostalgia and disappointment.

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NYU Students Genderbend Shakespeare

NYU Students Genderbend Shakespeare

Joshua Jones, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

NYU students performed a gender-swapped version of Shakespeare's classic in Washington Square Park last weekend.

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Talking With Dominique Fishback of HBO’s ‘The Deuce’

Talking With Dominique Fishback of HBO’s ‘The Deuce’

Sarah Marie Jackson, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Dominique Fishback of HBO's "The Deuce" recently sat down with WSN to discuss her show, knack for playwriting and playing a prostitute.

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Film Forum Revives ‘Night of the Living Dead’ in 4K

Film Forum Revives ‘Night of the Living Dead’ in 4K

Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

Just in time for Halloween, Film Forum is showing George Romero's 1968 masterpiece "Night of the Living Dead" in beautiful 4K restoration.

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