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Creative Artists Agency will participate in IFF’s festival programming and engage with student filmmakers.

Arts & Culture

IFF, CAA to open opportunities to student filmmakers

April 2, 2020 0 comments

On March 30, Ivy Film Festival announced its involvement with Creative Artists Agency. By participating in IFF’s festival programming and engaging with student filmmakers, the agency will help advance IFF’s mission of exchanging ideas between industry professionals and student creatives. 

Arnold MA’19: What’s it like to be ‘Black Like Me?’

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Arnold MA’19: What’s it like to be ‘Black Like Me?’

March 9, 2020 0 comments

Recently, I participated in a screening of the film “Black Like Me.” The event was hosted at Brown University’s Manning Chapel by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life.

Director Céline Sciamma’s “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” opened at Avon Cinema Feb. 28. It explores themes of love, beauty and the power of memory in a tragic eighteenth-century love story between two women.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ depicts beautiful, heartbreaking love

March 6, 2020 0 comments

Director Céline Sciamma explores and celebrates the tender but tragic love between two women in her fourth feature film, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” which opened at Avon Cinema last Friday, Feb. 28.

With cultural content for the whole family, the Providence French Film Festival brings comedies, dramas, documentaries, animations and children’s shorts produced in French-speaking areas to Providence.

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Providence French Film Festival connects Brown with Providence community

March 4, 2020 0 comments

The PFFF kicked off its 22nd year of bringing Francophone cinema to Providence Feb. 28. The festival hopes to “showcase a richness of voices, perspectives and insights from established filmmakers and emerging directors of Francophone cinema from all parts of the world,” according to the event’s press release.

Adapted from the second book in Jenny Han’s “To All the Boys” trilogy, the sequel released two days before Valentine’s Day disappoints viewers after the success of the first movie.

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‘To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You’ fails to woo viewers

February 20, 2020 0 comments

On Feb. 12 — just two days before Valentine’s Day — Netflix released “To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You,” the sequel to the sensational 2018 rom-com “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.”

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs uses documentary film and discussion to convey ideas of social progress.

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Watson launches documentary initiative

January 30, 2020 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs launched the John F. Kennedy Jr. Initiative for Documentary Film and Social Progress this semester, a program designed to emphasize social issues and inspire students to explore filmmaking with renowned media practitioners.

Taghi Amirani, Walter Murch and Stephen Kinzer discuss inspiration and complex history behind the new documentary “Coup 53” at a screening of the film in the Granoff Center Tuesday night.

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Watson kicks off documentary initiative with screening of ‘Coup 53’

January 30, 2020 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs kick-started the John F. Kennedy Jr. Initiative for Documentary Film and Social Progress with a screening of “Coup 53” at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts Tuesday evening.

On Friday Oct. 18, the Brattle Theater in Harvard Square presented an early screening of A24’s “The Lighthouse,” along with a question and answer segment with the film’s director, Robert Egger. This is Egger’s second directorial project, after “The VVitch,” also produced by A24.

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Diving into ‘The Lighthouse’ with Director Robert Eggers

October 21, 2019 0 comments

An advanced screening of “The Lighthouse,” a film directed by Robert Eggers, uneased and astonished audiences at the Brattle Theater Oct. 17. The event, hosted in collaboration with A24, marked the beginning of the new “The Film And…” Festival, hosted by Independent Film Festival of Boston.

University partners with film studio A24

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University partners with film studio A24

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Starting this fall, the University will partner with film production company A24 — known for works such as “Spring Breakers,” “Ex Machina,” “Lady Bird,” “Moonlight” and “Euphoria” — to bring screenings and events to campus.

Stars, film industry leaders to grace campus during IFF

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Stars, film industry leaders to grace campus during IFF

March 22, 2019 Comments are Disabled

As Hollywood embraces social change through movements like Time’s Up, those same shifting tides will bring young, diverse and empowering stars to the University’s campus as part of the annual Ivy Film Festival Apr. 8-14.