Origami cranes, a cappella and beatboxing, powerful performances: These are just a few of the artistic delights that greeted students in attendance at Columbia’s first International Human Rights Art Festival....
A woman with curly black hair stares intently at the viewer as fast jazz music plays in the background.
Film students on campus can have it a little rough. Standing out among similarly qualified students in Columbia’s film major sometimes requires production experience and money, and both of those things are hard to come by as a broke avant-garde wandering the streets of Morningside Heights. Not to fear, however, for Barnard has a film equipment rental department to address this exact problem, and it’s not just film majors that can take advantage of it—all students can....
New undergrad web series Sankyo Stream blows minds and film conventions in debut season this semester
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It’s that time of year again. Bright-eyed first-years and exhausted seniors alike participate in the chaos that accompanies the first few weeks of class. There’s no escaping it—unless there is....
Summer break is almost here, and you’re bound to have a bunch of downtime in the next three months. While you might be doing an internship, taking summer courses at Columbia, or just spending time with friends and family, you should also take some time to relax....
Undergraduate directors have films honored, featured on the silver screen at annual CUFP Film Festival
The Tribeca Film Festival might be all the rage downtown, but on Saturday night, undergraduate students were celebrating their own silver screen success uptown, at the Columbia Undergraduate Film Productions Film Festival....
MacArthur Fellowship-winning filmmaker and choreographer Yvonne Rainer never intended for her work to change the world
Student dancers walk in seemingly erratic paths around Studio 305 in Barnard Hall, some of them holding objects like an empty plastic bottle or a cardboard box. These objects spontaneously drop from the dancer’s hands. The sound of a plastic bottle hitting the ground echoes throughout the studio. Each individual’s disparate path comes to one, but the movement doesn’t stop; they continuously move, but now as one entity. In front of them sits Yvonne Rainer, this year’s Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, quietly gazing....
Columbia undergrads release new TV show on life, friendship, and the awkward antics of magical creatures
Move over Game of Thrones, a new binge-worthy TV show has hit the air. Brought to life by members of the undergraduate community, Quarter-Corn is about a few partially magical college students....