ITHACA, NY — In October 1998, Wyoming college student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and left to die. The horror of this incident pushed Laramie, Wyoming, into the media spotlight and sparked a nationwide debate about homophobia, gay-bashing and hate crimes.
Filmmaker Beverly Seckinger’s documentary on the aftermath of Shepard’s murder, “Laramie Inside...
In observance of both Constitution Day 2010 and Latino Heritage Month, Ithaca College will present “Crossing the Border: Where Does the Constitution Stand?” on Monday, September 27th at 7:00PM in Textor Hall Room 102. Filmmaker Luis Argueta will present an excerpt from his newest documentary, “abUSed: The Postville Raid”, which presents the human face of immigration reform and serves as a cautionary tale against abuses of constitutional human rights. Following the film, a panel will discuss the global and local contexts for the U.S. movement for immigrant rights. Panelists will include Luis Argueta; Shaianne Osterreich, associate professor of Economics at Ithaca College; and Mary Jo Dudley, Director of the Cornell Farmworker Program. A reception with the speakers will follow the event. This event is free and open to the public.
ITHACA, NY — Documentary filmmaker Luis Argueta will discuss and screen an excerpt from his latest film on Monday, Sept. 27, as part of Ithaca College’s observance of Constitution Day and Latino Heritage Month. His presentation, “Crossing the Border: Where Does the Constitution Stand?” will be held at 7 p.m. in Textor 102. It is free and open to the...
ITHACA, NY — The award-winning PBS documentary series “POV” will air the broadcast debut of “Good Fortune” on Tuesday, July 13. The film by Ithaca College graduates Landon Van Soest ’04 and Jeremy Levine ’06 examines how international efforts to alleviate poverty in Africa may be undermining the very communities they aim to benefit.
“You Are What You Eat," a film by Ginalola Lowry (Dec. ’09), was selected for Hungry Filmmakers, a film screening series featuring the efforts of food-conscious filmmakers.
The screening will take place on May 24, 2010 at Anthology Film Archives. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to Just Food, an organization dedicated to improving access to fresh, seasonal, sustainable food for all New York City residents.