Columbia University Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

The Inevitability of Death Invigorates a Renewed Sense of Life in Omar Kakar’s ‘Man in the Morgue’

Omar Kakar discusses the alchemy of the editing process which enabled him to straddle genres without leaving his audience adrift in a sea of confusion.

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Live Action, Premiere

Two Brothers Reckon Over a Moment of Severe Misjudgment in Major Dorfman’s New York Drama ‘Heights’

Major Dorfman tells DN how he captured the intensity of New York for 'Heights' his moral tale of two brothers in the aftermath of a tragic incident.

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Live Action

An Act of Jealousy Leads to Devastating Repercussions in Victoria Rivera’s Coming of Age Short ‘Night Swim’

Victoria Rivera talks flawed protagonists, the morality of inaction and making audiences uncomfortably complicit in her gut punch of a short 'Night Swim'.

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Live Action

The Events of a Party Derail an Intimate Mother-Daughter Bond in Renée Marie Petropoulos’ ‘Tangles and Knots’

Learn why director Renée Marie Petropoulos wants to spark "provocative internal dialogue" in audiences with her challenging short 'Tangles and Knots'.

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Live Action

A Couple Struggle to Find a Mutual Purpose on the Road in Erlendur Sveinsson’s Gripping Short ‘Kanarí’

Erlendur Sveinsson explains how a shocking life experience led to the creation of 'Kanarí', an immersive, subjective exploration of the human condition.

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Asides, Live Action

Proxy

When an isolated sick girl and a curious boy strike up a secret friendship at a roadside motel, heartbreak isn’t far behind in Eric Schuman’s 'Proxy'.

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