About this blog
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival from the interns' point of view
Monday, May 2, 2016
Originally, I became a FLEFF blogger because I really enjoyed the festival last year as a FLEFF Fellow. I wanted to be more engaged and active during the festival. So when the time came in November 2015, I decided to apply.
When I found out that I was accepted as a FLEFF blogger, I was in the process of applying for an internship with the American Pavilion at the Cannes International...
Monday, April 18, 2016
Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, '18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
If you want to become a FLEFF blogger for next year’s festival, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the most common questions that I was asked about being a blogger for FLEFF.
What does a blogger do for...
Friday, April 15, 2016
Blog posting written by Tianhong Yang, Environmental Sciences, ’18, FLEFF Blogger, Hangzhou, China
I wonder what would happen if all the artists, the scientists, and the most creative people in the world came together to imagine future landscapes. In fact, I think FLEFF has become such intellectual environment...
Sunday, February 21, 2016
Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, ‘18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Originally coming to Ithaca College as an exploratory major, current sophomore Gabriella LoBue didn’t know which discipline she should study, but she knew that she...
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.
In a large and crowded public space, it can be difficult to locate a single person of interest amongst a bustling sea of people. Kris DiNardi, however, alleviates this challenge, thanks to her signature, and easily identifiable hat.
Coming from Pittsburgh,...
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Blog posting by Cindy Yong, Writing; Biology ’16, Eagleville, PA, FLEFF Blogger
Towers built on paper cover every surface and their precarious heights remind me of Jenga. Red, blue, purple folders lay criss-crossed. Potted plants sit along the window - pink flowers contrast against the snow outside. Bookcases fit snug in their angles. The spines read,...
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Blog posting by Cindy Yong, Writing; Biology '16, FLEFF Blogger, Eagleville, PA
What do you do with leftover coffee?
Throughout the week, Kimberly Capehart collects the coffee she didn’t drink into a mason jar. Little by little,...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Blog posting by Hannah Basciano, Documentary Film Studies, ’17, FLEFF Blogger, Lancaster, PA
Her smile, utterly genuine, makes no attempt to hide the anticipation caused by the very message reflecting...
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Blog posting by Cindy Yong, Writing; Biology ’16, FLEFF Blogger, Eagleville, PA
Flipping through channels with one hand, grabbing a blanket with the other one, and a bowl of popcorn on your lap.
A cozy night...
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Monday, February 2, 2015
Blog posting by Cindy Yong, Writing and Biology '16, FLEFF Blogger, Eagleville, PA
In Ithaca, NY, it isn’t hard to catch a view of Cayuga Lake with its expansive shoreline. In the morning, it’s a calming sight to see the fog rolling down from the hills across the water or to see people rowing across the lake in sunnier...
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Blog Posting by Melani Lopez, Film, Photography, and Visual Arts ’17, FLEFF Blogger, Houston, TX
Before I formally introduce myself, I would just like to say how thrilling it is to be a part of the FLEFF 2015 staff as a blogger. I’m eager to experience the festival from behind the scenes and provide insightful posts about festival events with the...
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Blog posting written by Cindy Yong, Writing and Biology ’16, FLEFF Blogger, Eagleville, PA
Nestled onto the couch in her usual spot, my friend looked up from her Mac screen and asked, “What happened to you?” She was talking about my five-hour disappearance the previous...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Blog post written by Lucy Yang, Journalism and Politics ’14, FLEFF Blogger, Puyang, Henan, China
Do I like working for FLEFF? Of course! Here are my reasons:
As a staffer, I don’t just attend the film fest; I learn it.
As part of a semester-long liberal arts course, this blogging...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Blog Post written by Haley Stearns, Still Photography ’15, FLEFF Blogger, Buffalo, New York
1. Consider the theme
While each year’s theme merely outlines the concept for that specific year, it helps to understand it fully in order to apply it to different events and films.
2. Know the guests
Being a part of FLEFF in any capacity requires...