Topic: Ivy Film Festival

M. Night Shyamalan delivers IFF address

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M. Night Shyamalan delivers IFF address

April 12, 2017 0 comments

M. Night Shyamalan P’18 appeared on campus to deliver the keynote speech at the 2017 Ivy Film Festival.

Students file into Granoff Center to watch “The Birth of a Nation,” which depicts Nat Turner’s slave rebellion. The film’s reception has been shaped by controversy over allegations of sexual assault against its director.

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IFF screens ‘The Birth of a Nation’

October 7, 2016 0 comments

The Ivy Film Festival held an advance screening Wednesday night of “The Birth of a Nation,” which tells the story of Nat Turner’s 48-hour slave rebellion.

Lonely Island’s satirical ‘Popstar’ delivers expected laughs

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Lonely Island’s satirical ‘Popstar’ delivers expected laughs

April 12, 2016 0 comments

“I’d love to get Conner to the point where he’s just kind of everywhere … like oxygen or gravity or clinical depression,” said Sarah Silverman.

Ivy Film Festival discusses diversity in filmmaking

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Ivy Film Festival discusses diversity in filmmaking

April 11, 2016 0 comments

The panel discussion “The Audience in Revolt: Gender, Race and Representation in Hollywood” on Friday discussed diversity in Hollywood.

Actor Robert De Niro speaks with President Christina Paxson P’19 about the documentary “Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro Sr.,” which highlights his father’s art.

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Robert De Niro shares his father’s story

April 8, 2016 0 comments

When actor Robert De Niro took the stage at the Salomon Center Thursday night, the focus was not on him, but on another Robert De Niro.

Ivy Film Festival Managing Director Oakley Friedberg ’17 read questions compiled through online crowd-sourcing to Jodie Foster. Crediting her success to on-the-job learning, Foster said she did not take film classes at Yale.

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Jodie Foster reflects on career path in film industry

April 6, 2016 0 comments

Tuesday morning, the Academy Award winner sat down with Ivy Film Festival Managing Director Oakley Friedberg ’17 for the festival’s kickoff event.

Ivy Film Festival reaches campuses nationwide

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Ivy Film Festival reaches campuses nationwide

April 5, 2016 0 comments

The 16th annual Ivy Film Festival kicks off today with keynote speaker Jodie Foster at 11:45 a.m. at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

‘Slow West’ reimagines Western genre

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‘Slow West’ reimagines Western genre

April 22, 2015 0 comments

The artfully absurdist reformulation of Western film cliches is sure to confound anyone who expects a typical Western from “Slow West.”

‘End of the Tour’ starts off Ivy Film Festival

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‘End of the Tour’ starts off Ivy Film Festival

April 10, 2015 0 comments

A dramatic subversion of the usual road trip comedy, the film follows a journalist tasked with profiling author David Foster Wallace.

“Sisterhood of Night” was screened prior to a question-and-answer session Wednesday as part of the Ivy Film Festival.

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Witch trial-inspired film enchants IFF audiences

April 10, 2015 0 comments

Exploring relationships between paranoia, exclusion and the perilous terrain of adolescent friendship, “The Sisterhood of Night” kept audiences in suspense.