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A group of people gather to listen to a roundtable discussion for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. The discussion is part of several pre-festival events.

IC talks all things film with pre-FLEFF events

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer February 15, 2023
FLEFF officially finds its new home at the college’s Roy H. Park School of Communications. To celebrate this development, the Park School announced it will be hosting five pre-festival events.
Carlos Figueroa, associate professor and legal studies coordinator in the Department of Politics, Raza Rumi, director for the Park Center for Independent Media and Patricia Rodriguez, associate professor and chair of the Department of Politics, discuss the film.

Documentary screening shows issues seen within higher education

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2022
An in-person screening of the documentary “The Unmaking of a College” was held March 27 at Cinemapolis. The documentary explores the 2019 crisis at Hampshire College.
Editor Devan Rosen, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, spoke about his book with two of the contributing authors at noon March 23 via Zoom.

IC hosts book launch discussing the impact of social media

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor March 23, 2022
FLEFF hosted a launch for “The Social Media Debate" a book that aims to show the debates surrounding the impacts of social media on society. 
The event took place over Zoom and 35 people attended. The conversation covered Kashwan’s — a political science professor at the University of Connecticut, in Storrs, Connecticut, and climate and environmental justice advocate — experience with the complementary studies of the environment and politics. The event was moderated by Brenner, associate professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Studies and Science.

Climate justice activist discusses poaching issues at event

By Olivia Stanzl, Contributing Writer October 27, 2021
Ithaca College professor moderates event with Dr. Prakash Kashwan, climate justice activist, to discuss the intersectionality of the environment and politics.
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival and the Park Center for Independent Media sponsored a Global Doc Media Series discussion about ownership in the African documentary industry.

FLEFF and PCIM sponsor discussion on African documentary industry

By Luke Haworth, Staff Writer September 30, 2021
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival and the Park Center for Independent Media sponsored a Global Doc Media Series discussion about ownership in the African documentary industry.
F2F: Feminist to Feminist, Faculty to Faculty is a conversation co-sponsored by the Ithaca College Women’s and Gender Studies program and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. The next event will be held Nov. 18 and will feature Jennifer Jolly, professor in the Department of Art History, interviewing Paloma Barhaugh-Bordas, assistant professor in the Department of Art, pictured above.

Conversation series highlights feminist faculty research

By Maddy Martin, Assistant Life & Culture Editor November 17, 2020
F2F is a conversation co-sponsored by the Ithaca College Women’s and Gender Studies program and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.
Members of the Ithaca College community attend the opening keynote event for the 2019 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival April 1. The event featured a presentation from Palika Makam, U.S. program coordinator for WITNESS, and Diana Rosa, operations associate for WITNESS, on how to record crimes against humanity

FLEFF kicks off with event on immigration

By Krissy Waite, Assistant News Editor April 3, 2019
Ithaca College hosted the opening keynote event April 1 for the 2019 FLEFF on how to use technology to document abuses against immigrant communities.
Jeremy Levine ’06 and Landon Van Soest ’04 produced a documentary “For Ahkeem,” which is featured in the 20th Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. Film screenings are held on campus and at Cinemapolis.

Film festival focuses on geography for its 20th anniversary

By Danielle Schear, Contributing Writer April 10, 2018
FLEFF will commence with a lecture by Sheila Vakharia, assistant professor in the Department of Social Work at Long Island University–Brooklyn.
At COP22 in 2016, representatives from the Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network host a side event as speakers stand together in solidarity and action. WECAN partners with the college to share seats at the annual UN Climate Conferences.

College works to promote role of women in climate change

By Maggie McAden, Staff Writer December 6, 2017
The Women's Earth and Climate Action Network is an organization that works to engage women worldwide in issues of climate change and sustainability
Patricia Zimmermann is a professor of Screen Studies in the Park School and is the author of several books including Reel Families: A Social History of Amateur Film and Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places.

Q&A: Patricia Zimmermann discusses her global contributions

By Matt Ristaino, Staff Writer May 1, 2017
"What matters is having clarity that democratic communication can be made no matter what technology you have," Zimmermann said.
The Howlin Brother, an old-time country-blues string band from Nashville, Tennessee, will be performing at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.

College to debut World Music Festival with global artists

By Lisbeth Perez, Staff Writer October 19, 2016
Musicians from around the nation will bring their worldly musical styles together for Ithaca College’s first World Music Festival on Oct. 23.
FLEFF is a local annual film festival and has been sponsored by Ithaca College since 2004. The theme of this year’s festival, which runs from March 28 to April 3, will be landscapes, which the FLEFF website describes as potentially being “material and immaterial, built and imagined.”

Annual environmental film festival returns to Ithaca College

By Faith Meckley, News Editor March 27, 2016
The 19th annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival will feature films produced from around the world on topics like women’s health clinics, hydraulic fracturing, climbing Mount Everest and the Indian-Pakistani partition.
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