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October 24, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Docudrama unveils darker side of social media

By | Sep 21, 2020

“The Social Dilemma” is perhaps the most necessary film of the past five years.

Review: Humor and reflection drives Beastie Boys documentary

By | Jun 4, 2020

Spike Jonze, who directed the sci-fi romance film “Her,” brings his experimental filmmaking technique to “Beastie Boys Story.”

Review: Documentary “LA Originals” suffers from rose-tint

By | May 20, 2020

“LA Originals” is a fascinating dive into Chicano art, but Director Estevan Oriol is too hesitant to tell the dark side of the story.

Review: Film details horrors of true crime story

By | Apr 7, 2020

“Lost Girls” is a grim but biting portrayal of a based-on-real-life story that follows a woman looking for her lost daughter.

Review: Show serves viewers appetizing story

By | Feb 26, 2020

Côte de Boeuf, wagyu brisket sliders, Peruvian border ceviche, uni dynamite rice, Los Angeles bacon street dog and Pasta a la Raimi are only a few of the mouthwatering dishes featured in the third volume of “The Chef Show.” While the close-up shots of the food are enticing, the featured dishes are far from being the only appealing aspects of “The Chef Show.”
This Netflix documentary series stars filmmaker Jon Favreau and chef Roy Choi.

Documentary produced by students and faculty nominated for Emmy

By | Feb 12, 2020

A documentary produced by students and faculty was recently nominated in the Documentary/Historical category of the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.

Review: “Miss Americana” is a self-driven narrative from Taylor Swift

By | Feb 11, 2020

The Netflix documentary “Miss Americana” is an exercise in public image.

Q&A: Student films documentary in India over winter break

By | Jan 29, 2020

Ithaca College senior Alisha Tamarchenko, traveled to Pune, India, over winter break to work on a documentary project with the nonprofit eCoexist.

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.