Topic: Ivy Film Festival

Ivy Film Festival hosted a screening and panel for HBO’s “At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal” Tuesday night. Because of the film’s sensitive nature, SHARE advocates were present.

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IFF spotlights survivors of USA Gymnastics scandal in documentary screening

October 17, 2019 0 comments

For decades, young gymnasts sought treatment and support from former sports doctor Larry Nassar. But after years of allegations and lawsuits, Nassar was convicted of child pornography charges and multiple sex crimes against athletes under his care.

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.

Katya Stambler ’21 talked with panelists about the importance of preparing for roles and their experiences working with famous co-stars.

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‘Rising Stars’ discuss acting, industry

April 15, 2019 0 comments

Working with the biggest names in Hollywood has made young actors Logan Lerman, Danielle Macdonald and Callum Woodhouse realize that their famous co-stars are human, too.

Ivy Film Festival industry staff member Joe Suddleson ’22 spoke to MacLachlan about his role in “Giant Little Ones,” his extensive career in Hollywood and his relationship with friend and director David Lynch.

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Actor Kyle MacLachlan visits University for screening of new film

April 15, 2019 0 comments

When actor Kyle MacLachlan stepped on the Martinos Auditorium stage, he was greeted with roaring applause and chants of “Twin Peaks!”

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 0 comments

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.

Shia LaBeouf opens 17th Ivy Film Festival

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Shia LaBeouf opens 17th Ivy Film Festival

April 10, 2018 0 comments

Students and community members flocked to Salomon 101 Monday to attend the opening event of the 17th annual Ivy Film Festival, a screening of #TAKEMEANYWHERE, the participatory art piece and short film created by Shia LaBeouf, Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö.

Student-produced short presented at film festival

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Student-produced short presented at film festival

February 28, 2018 0 comments

“Toymaker,” a seven-minute animated short developed by Senior Lecturer in Computer Science Barbara Meier ’83 MS’87 and her students was accepted to the Athens Animfest 2018 film festival Feb. 16.

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.