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Exclusive: Q&A with horror director Wes Craven

April 16, 2013 0 comments

The Herald sits down with director of “Scream” and headliner of the Ivy Film Festival Wes Craven.

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Exclusive: Q&A with ‘Black Swan’ screenwriter Mark Heyman ’02

April 15, 2013 0 comments

The Herald: When was the last time you were back at Brown? What were you here for? Heyman: It’s been about five years, I guess. I went to my five-year reunion, and then … the next year, my wife had a play … a workshop kind of thing. She had […]

Acclaimed director Wes Craven gave the keynote speech at this year’s Ivy Film Festival. Craven’s works include “Scream” and “The Hills Have  Eyes.”

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Film fest unites industry professionals, students

April 15, 2013 0 comments

The 12th annual Ivy Film Festival emphasized documentaries and the film-making process.

Parisian organist enchants Sayles

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Parisian organist enchants Sayles

March 11, 2013 1 comment

Students and community members tuned into a repertoire spanning Bach to Charles-Marie Widor.

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Big names from big screen visit College Hill

April 16, 2012 0 comments

Last week, the 11th annual Ivy Film Festival temporarily brought Hollywood to campus. Every year, the Ivy Film Festival features a selection of student films, advanced screenings and Q&A sessions with visiting industry professionals at various venues around Brown’s campus. Co-Executive Directors Travis Bogosian ’13 and Caleigh Forbes ’13 have worked since last spring with a dedicated team of students to select student films from national and international submissions and to make big names such as rising star Lena Dunham, iconic producer, director and screenwriter Barry Levinson and award-winning actress Laura Linney ’86 readily available to the student body.

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The Herald gets girly with Lena Dunham

April 16, 2012 0 comments

The Herald sat down with Lena Dunham after the Ivy Film Festival screening Saturday to discuss her unique dialogical style, success in Hollywood and how to survive after college.

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AASA festival highlights cultural diversity

April 9, 2012 0 comments

The Asian American Students Association explored the representation of Asian Americans in the media Friday in the annual Asian Arts Fest, a festival celebrating the diversity of Asian arts.

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Shadow puppets bring poetry to life

March 12, 2012 0 comments

Poet Zachary Schomburg watched his poems travel from the page to the screen Sunday night in the form of the fringe-media format of shadow puppetry. 

Boyce Watkins expounded on the issues of racism and art in hip hop at a Janus Forum lecture.

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Forum explores destructive effects of hip hop lyrics

February 24, 2012 1 comment

“If I could name one thing that would improve black America the most, and I had a choice between getting rid of the (Ku Klux Klan) and getting rid of (Black Entertainment Television), getting rid of BET would take the cake,” said Boyce Watkins, a speaker at a Janus Forum lecture Thursday evening entitled “Hip Hop: Should Artists be Accountable for their Words?”

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Non-profit startup to provide Zanzibar with medical technology

February 16, 2012 0 comments

Jayson Marwaha ’14 first got the idea to start a non-profit organization in a setting where all good ideas are born — a high school party. Two years later, he decided to take action, founding Medical Equipment Donations International — a nonprofit that aims to donate unused medical equipment in the United States to facilities in developing countries.