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Hidden Gems in Oscars’ Live Action Shorts

Hidden Gems in Oscars’ Live Action Shorts

By Joel Lee, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

This year’s Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts are timely in tackling the nuances of social issues that we face today.

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The Two Worlds of a ‘Cage Fighter’

The Two Worlds of a ‘Cage Fighter’

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Joe Carman has a secret. A retired mixed martial arts fighter and the subject of Jeff Unay’s new documentary “The Cage Fighter,” Joe has broken the promise he made to his family to stay out of the ring.

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‘Sacrifice’ Portrays The Evil of Patriarchal Societies

‘Sacrifice’ Portrays The Evil of Patriarchal Societies

By Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

"Sacrifice" tells the story of a surgeon who finds a young woman's body after moving into a new house.

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‘Citizenfour’ Director Collaborates to Lead Documentarian Journalism

‘Citizenfour’ Director Collaborates to Lead Documentarian Journalism

By Sydney Rappis, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

IFC Center hosted a special screening of several films from season two of "Field of Vision", a documentary initiative led by Laura Poitras.

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Stay warm, explore NYC’s best winter activities

Stay warm, explore NYC’s best winter activities

January 27, 2014


Filed under Features

  We can expect a lot more cold weather ahead of us for the beginning part of the new semester. While your instinct may be to avoid the subway as much as possible and curl up in bed to binge on junk food and Netflix, the city offers many places to visit while also staying warm during these wi...

Theaters near NYU offer range of indie, mainstream films

Theaters near NYU offer range of indie, mainstream films

August 25, 2013


Filed under Arts

  Cinematically inclined freshmen will likely be wondering what movie theaters will soon become their filmic hot spots. New York City has a wide variety of movie theaters, with films ranging from independent to mainstream, and spread out across all five boroughs. A few select names, however, deserve attention for their contributions to the New York film communit...