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Israeli Film Festival opens on College Hill

The first annual Israel Film Festival of College Hill kicked off on Saturday with a screening of Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz's "The Seven Days." The festival, which runs through next Thursday, is composed of films that focus on salient issues in Israeli society. They cover a range of topics including ...

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History and fiction blurred at Bell Gallery

Those who have class in the List Art building may have curiously read the poster hanging outside, which credits the large, politically charged mural displayed on the lobby walls to Elly Boueri. Probably few questioned the accuracy of this attribution - if it says that Boueri created the mural, then ...

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Nanki-Poo and Yum-Yum hit stage in "The Mikado"

Set in a Japanese internment camp where any form of flirting is punishable by death, Gilbert and Sullivan's light, comic opera "The Mikado" pokes fun at absurd government laws with the English duo's signature topsy-turvy style and patter songs. This political critique seems to transcend time and place ...

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French actor Blanc entertains at Cable Car

On Saturday afternoon, French actor, director and screenwriter Michel Blanc - the featured guest of the 11th annual Providence French Film Festival - entertained an audience with his lighthearted charisma in a nearly full Cable Car Cinema. The panel discussion followed screenings of two films starring ...

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Balloons, mistresses at French Film Festival

For those who haven't had the chance to sample the 11th annual Providence French Film Festival, there is no need to worry. According to Erika Balsom GS, a student in the Department of Modern Culture and Media and one of the directors of this year's festival, "some of the star films" will be screened ...

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Student's projector film screened at Cable Car

Filmmaker and Modern Culture and Media doctoral candidate Paige Sarlin GS presented her documentary "The Last Slide Projector" Wednesday night at a nearly full Cable Car Cinema. The documentary and two abstract short films comprised Magic Lantern Screening Series' first presentation of 2008, "The Projector ...

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Lerman transforms meaning of dance

Choreographer Liz Lerman concluded her two-week residency at Brown yesterday with an intense performance that challenged the definition of dance. In a packed show at Ashamu Dance Studio, Lerman posed basic questions - "Who gets to dance? Where is the dance happening? What is it about? Why does it matter?" ...

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Dance exchange weaves, moves and prays

During World War II, Japanese women practiced a tradition known as "senninbari," which consisted of hand embroidering thousand-stitch belts for Japanese soldiers to wear in combat. These belts were especially unique because every single stitch was collected from a different woman of the community, representing ...

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