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December 7, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Student documentary wrestles with mental health

By | Dec 4, 2019

On an October night in 2018, a woman in a shiny black leotard stood inside a homemade wrestling ring with blood dripping down her face and streaking her blue face paint as she surveyed her opponent.

Review: Documentary blazes with intriguing storytelling

By | Nov 11, 2019

“I said, ‘I’m not going to die today.’ I said, ‘Today is not my day,’” a young girl tells the camera just a few minutes into the Netflix documentary “Fire in Paradise.” She can’t be over 10 years old, yet the way she articulates her experience escaping a raging wildfire makes her seem older.

Filmmaker discusses documentary making and climate activism

By | Sep 13, 2019

Orlowski is a cinematographer and founder of Exposure Labs, a production group that focuses on creating films about social issues like climate change.

Women in Media event highlights dual identities

By | Apr 3, 2019

The Ithaca College Roy H. Park School of Communications wrapped up a series of programs for Women in Media Month, held in conjunction with Women’s History Month, with an event March 31 that featured a panel to discuss the challenge of dual identity that is faced in the Latin American community and a showing of a short documentary about a Puerto Rican youth.

IC students produce documentary about living wages in Ithaca

By | Mar 5, 2019

Ithaca College students are volunteering with the Tompkins County Workers’ Center to make a documentary on the organization’s living wage campaign.

MLK documentary made by IC students and faculty airs on PBS

By | Jan 21, 2019

A documentary created by Ithaca College students and faculty about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. is set to air on PBS stations across the country.

Review: ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ fans political flames

By | Oct 2, 2018

“Fahrenheit 11/9” is a film that entices the viewer to take action, any action, that will help make America great, because it never has been.

Review: ‘Love, Gilda’ captures comedian’s life and laughs

By | Sep 30, 2018

D’Apolito cleverly intercuts Radner’s childhood photos and videos with celebrity readings of diary entries, showing Radner’s impact on comedians today.

Review: ‘Scotty’ documentary settles for a shallow portrayal

By | Sep 24, 2018

The film struggles at times to decide whether its focus should be on Bower’s life or the gossip he has to share.

Review: Brooklyn-based drama goes against convention

By | Sep 25, 2017

The audience will inevitably find itself rooting for Menashe and his son as they struggle to secure an emotional relationship.

Q&A: Patricia Zimmermann discusses her global contributions

By | May 1, 2017

“What matters is having clarity that democratic communication can be made no matter what technology you have,” Zimmermann said.

Review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ confronts white complacency

By | Mar 21, 2017

“I Am Not Your Negro” is a poignant and powerful analysis of race relations in this country that goes unmatched by any other film in recent memory.