Spring 2008 Season

Be The Media! Workshop with Jill Malouf: Nuts and Bolts for Shooters

Do you own video camera or plan to purchase one soon? Want to become a filmmaker, but aren't sure where to start? Already a video shooter, but not as good […]

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Brian De Palma’s “Redacted”

The exclusive Capital Region release of Brian De Palma’s fictional documentary, Redacted (2007). De Palma (Carrie, Dressed to Kill, The Untouchables, Mission Impossible) won the Silver Lion for Best Director […]

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Kahil El’Zabar’s Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

Kahil El’Zabar formed the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble in 1973 to combine concepts of African American music making with traditional African music and make something new. After 35 years, this legendary […]

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“King Corn” Screening with Panel

Director Aaron Woolf’s entertaining feature-length documentary about the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation raises troubling questions about how we eat and how we farm. Complimentary organic popcorn and […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Elizabeth Press: Citizen Journal Primer

Digital media tools are more accessible to amateur journalists and community organizers than ever before. In this workshop, participants will examine a variety of examples of citizen journalism, and learn […]

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“A Love During the War” Screening with Filmmaker Osvalde Lewat-Hallade

What are the consequences when rape is used as a weapon of war? Osvalde Lewar-Hallade's moving documentary A Love During the War (2005) explores the question from the perspective of […]

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Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures Octet Performance

This group’s collective background spans a wide range of musical experiences, including performances with world music ensembles, 20th century chamber groups and leading artists in the jazz and rhythm & […]

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People to People in Iran, Dinner and Talk

Cultural travelers Priscilla Fairbank, Jonathan Hill, and Barbara Spring share visuals and experiences from their December 2007 tour of Iran with Fellowship of Reconciliation. You are invited to join the […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Andrew Lynn: Media Literacy for Educators

We live in the most media-saturated time in history, with messages aimed at youths beginning at a very early age. As educators, we have a responsibility to help our students […]

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The Great “Virtual Jihad” Controversy with Wafaa Bilal

The Sanctuary gives refuge to artist Wafaa Bilal after he is banned from the RPI Campus. On Monday, March 10, Iraq-born video artist Wafaa Bilal will be on hand for a reception […]

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Wafaa Bilal’s “Virtual Jihadi”

Wafaa Bilal was on hand for a reception at 6 PM followed at 7 PM by a presentation about his installation Virtual Jihadi which was to have been displayed at […]

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The Yes Men Live!

Anti-corporate pranksters give the inside scoop on their latest impersonations, from representing Halliburton at a Gulf Coast reconstruction conference to being Exxon at Canada’s largest petroleum industry gathering. The Yes […]

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