Past Event

Zoom-In 2020

February 7, 2020 - February 9, 2020
10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
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Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129th St., New York, NY 10027

Zoom-In is a screening series and thesis showcase presented by the MA Film and Media Studies class of 2020. The third annual Zoom-In event will return to Lenfest Center for the Arts in Manhattanville February 7-9. This year, the event includes film screenings, presentations, discussion panels, and post-screening Q&A’s with contributions from artists at the Columbia School of the Arts. The program continues to investigate classical problems for our field (documentary, montage, adaptation) as well as issues emerging from today’s media ecologies. Topics include queer British cinema, silent film serial queens, Portuguese folklore festivals, dashcam footage, folk horror, and the mediation of uprisings from the Russian revolution to the Hong Kong Protests to the Arab Spring. 

Films Selected by Reem AlkaabiDaniel AufmannAaron DowdyKira LiKyna McClenaghanT. A. MorrisWilliam PlotnickWill TamuraYumo YanZijing YuMuxin Zhang, and Ian Zhou. With presentations by Karlee Rodrigues and Drew Powell and an original film by Cherie Chan. 

Organized by the MA Film and Media Studies Class of 2020. Co-sponsored by the Film & Media Studies MA program and the Interdisciplinary Arts Council.

Featuring the work of student artists Lau WaiKathryn Ann Miller, and Raelis Vasquez, piano accompaniment by Gavin Goodrich, and a poetry reading by Nada Faris

Times for each day: Friday, February 7, 10 am–10 pm; Saturday February 8, 10 am–9:30 pm; Sunday, February 9, 10:30 am–5:45 pm. On Friday and Saturday there are morning, afternoon, and evening modules. On Sunday there are morning and afternoon modules.

This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Details of the different modules and tickets for each are available through the Lenfest Center for the Arts website.