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Moviola Redux

Joel Sucher | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Joel Sucher

Waxing nostalgic makes me want to get my hands on an old upright Moviola. It's a magical machine that captures a bygone age of cinema, a tactile one where you held images in your hand and then fed the delivery system, celluloid, through metal sprockets, rubber belts and optics.

NY Indian American Film Festival Triumphant in 13th Year

Jim Luce | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) announced the winners of its competition categories at a ceremony at NYU's Skirball Center last week, in the...

Search for the Real -- Roma

James Franco | Posted 01.21.2013 | Entertainment
James Franco

My NYU grad students and I presented our collaborative film Tar at the Rome Film Festival. What they accomplished is fairly unprecedented and hasn't been done by any group of students at any film school. At least as far as I know, and I teach at a bunch of them.

Lucas Kavner

Is Ang Lee The Most Diverse Director Of All Time?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.10.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Ang Lee's best films begin with an initial calmness, a tranquility, which inevitably breaks open and gives way to desire and explosive emo...

George Stoney: A Life in FIlm

Bernard Starr | Posted 09.19.2012 | Home
Bernard Starr

Despite his 90-plus years, his halting steps had upbeat energy that everyone noticed when he entered the room. "Doesn't George look great," admirers would say -- and then surround him, as if drawn by magnetic force.

We're Chic as Hell, and We're Not Going to Take This Anymore!

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 12.03.2011 | Style
Andrea Chalupa

When my friend and I met up to go to Occupy Wall Street, I wore my long flowing pin stripe skirt, a black-and-white vintage blouse, and a nude pair of shiny ballet flats. After the police brutality at the start, dressing chic seemed both a fun and safe thing to do.

Dear President-Elect Obama, Could We Please Have a Ministry of Culture like Every Other Country in the World?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

We need to invest in multi-dimensional human beings. We need to show that the country cares about culture.