Events

Arts Engine Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Katy Chevigny is the filmmaker behind Election Day (POV 2008) as well as the co-founder of the non-profit media organization Arts Engine, whose production arm, Big Mouth Films, has produced eight feature-length documentaries. This week, Arts Engine celebrates its 10th anniversary with a series of screenings at the Paley Center for Media in New York.

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‘Up the Yangtze’ Premieres in New York

Up the Yangtze, a new documentary about the impact of the Three Gorges Dam project in China by Canadian filmmaker Yung Chang, opens in New York City at the IFC Center tomorrow. The film has won numerous awards on the festival circuit and received much critical acclaim for its moving and powerful portrayal of contemporary

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NYC Panel on Reel Images: Stereotypes in Contemporary Media

This looks interesting for New Yorkers. Tomorrow night at 7 pm, the Center for Communication at The New School presents a panel discussion on “Reel Images: Stereotypes in Contemporary Media.” A panel of filmmakers will discuss representations of race and class in current Hollywood cinema, independent films, and commercial television. Where do these images originate?

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Filmmaker Freida Lee Mock and Playwright Tony Kushner on ‘Talk of the Nation’ Today

For those of you who sometimes tune into NPR during your workday, today’s Talk of the Nation will feature POV filmmaker Freida Lee Mock and playwright Tony Kushner. They’ll be talking about Mock’s documentary film, Wrestling with Angels, at approximately 3:40 PM ET. Wrestling with Angels premieres on POV tomorrow night at 9 PM on

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Revolution ’67 Screenings in Milwaukee This Week

If you live in Milwaukee, you have two chances to catch Revolution ’67 (POV 2007) this week. Wednesday, 11/28 Milwaukee, WI 7:30 pm docUquarium, at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee in partnership with UWM’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare will host a screening of Revolution ’67. Filmmakers Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno and Jerome Bongiorno will be in

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