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The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival from the interns' point of view

Posted by Desoni Cooper at 2:52PM

By Desoni Cooper, Documentary Studies and Production with a minor in Finance, '22, FLEFF Blogger Intern, Brenwtood, New York

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Posted by Desoni Cooper at 1:06AM

Desoni Cooper, Documentary Studies and Production with a minor in Finance, FLEFF blogging intern, Brentwood, New York

Warren Schlesinger, Director of the FLEFF Fellowship Program and Associate Professor at Ithaca College, was encouraged to engage with graduate students from all backgrounds at the festival. 

"We're not just bringing in students with...

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Posted by Jeremy Lovelett at 3:31PM

Posted by Lydia Lepinski at 11:41PM

By Lydia Lepinski, Integrated Marketing Communications with minors in Anthropology and Live Events Design and Management, '22, FLEFF blogging intern, Metuchen, New Jersey

It was early in the evening on Friday in the Dillingham Lobby. Most of the lights were off and the only students in sight were busy bringing equipment into the theater. Dr. Norman Johnson emerged...

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Posted by Elijah de Castro at 11:22PM

By Elijah de Castro, Writing For Film, TV, and Emerging Media Major, Minor in Honors, '23

The large, spacious windows of Dr. Tanya Saunders’ office offers a panoramic view of Ithaca College’s centers for writing, theater, and sports. It feels like the epicenter of not just Ithaca College, but...

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Posted by Jessica Competiello at 11:05PM

Blog posting written by Jessica Competiello, Integrated Marketing and Communications, ’20, FLEFF Intern, Jefferson, New Jersey.

 

Karen Rodriguez, a local filmmaker and former Ithaca College professor, has contributed to...

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Posted by Akshan Shah at 9:55PM

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Posted by Noah Dunne at 9:21PM

By Noah Dunne, Exploratory student with a minor in Honors, '23, FLEFF blogging intern, Beverly, Massachusetts.

This week I was able to catch Dr. Auyash leaving his office for a quick five-minute interview. This was due mostly to a misunderstanding on my part, but I was still glad to speak to him and get his input even If it was for a short amount of time.

Dr....

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Posted by William Hopper at 6:48PM
By Will Hopper, Cinema and Photography with a minor in Honors, '22, FLEFF blogging intern, Harvard, Massachusetts
 
Film festivals couldn’t exist without an audience. While experiencing a festival, people may overlook the importance of film promotion. It requires much time and effort, and it remains integral for the festival’s...

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Posted by Caroline Bissaillon at 6:24PM

By Caroline Bissaillon, junior Documentary Studies and...

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Posted by Noah Dunne at 10:39PM

By Noah Dunne, Exploratory student with a minor in Honors, '23, FLEFF blogging intern, Beverly, Massachusetts.

FLEFF so far has been a series of progressive learning. I figured It would teach me about the more subtle ambiances of the film industry and how it functions not only economically but creatively, considering I have never actually taken a film...

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Posted by Akshan Shah at 11:54PM

Posted by Elijah de Castro at 11:50PM

Blog written by Elijah de Castro, Writing for Film, TV, and Emerging Media major, minor in Honors, '23, FLEFF Intern, Trumansburg, NY

The organization and planning that goes into FLEFF is intensive, complex, and demanding of a key level of accuracy.

FLEFF's 2020 blogging team has learned this in our opportunity to have discussions with five key organizers...

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Posted by Jessica Competiello at 11:47PM

Blog posting written by Jessica Competiello, Integrated Marketing and Communications, ’20, FLEFF Intern, Jefferson, New Jersey.

 

According to the 

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Posted by Desoni Cooper at 9:38PM

Desoni Cooper, Documentary Studies and Production with a minor in Finance, FLEFF blogging intern, Brentwood, New York

Before I became a FLEFF blogger, I thought film festivals were opportunities to see innovative films. Although this is partly true, I realized it's much more than that. 

Governments are heavily involved. 

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Posted by Colin McCann at 9:00PM

Blog posting was written by Colin McCann Cinema and Honors ’21 FLEFF intern.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Before I became a FLEFF blogger, I almost knew nothing about how film Festivals operated. Besides Sundance, there were 3 film festivals I could name, and they were all...

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Posted by Caroline Bissaillon at 6:57PM

By Caroline Bissaillon, junior...

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Posted by Lydia Lepinski at 6:14PM

By Lydia Lepinski, Integrated Marketing Communications with minors in Anthropology and Live Events Design and Management, '22, FLEFF blogging intern, Metuchen, New Jersey

Prior to being a FLEFF blogger, I knew next to nothing about film festivals. In fact, the only film festival I would be able to name would be Sundance. 

Before reading books...

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Posted by William Hopper at 5:16PM
By Will Hopper, Cinema and Photography with a minor in Honors, '22, FLEFF blogging intern, Harvard, Massachusetts
 
After attending FLEFF in 2019, I thought I understood almost everything about film festivals. But I was wrong. 
 
While I participated in discussions following the film screenings, I...

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Posted by Colin McCann at 10:34PM

Blog posting was written by Colin McCann Cinema and Honors ’21 FLEFF intern.

 

 

 

              It’s a Sunday night, you and your friends come walking out of the movie theater. The first thing you all begin to do is discuss the film. Everyone has their different opinion on what they saw on...

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Posted by Jessica Competiello at 1:22AM

Blog posting written by Jessica Competiello, Integrated Marketing and Communications, ’20, FLEFF Intern, Jefferson, New Jersey.

 

 

The first class I walked into at Ithaca College was my freshman year seminar, Wonder...

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Posted by Elijah de Castro at 11:52PM

By Elijah de Castro, Writing for Film, Television, and Emerging Media Major, minor in Honors, '23, FLEFF Blogger Intern, Trumansburg, NY

Film festivals with specific themes, according to Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong in her book Film Festivals, create their own identity as their selection of films are trimmed down in lines with the agenda of the...

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Posted by Akshan Shah at 11:26PM

Posted by Desoni Cooper at 10:58PM

By Desoni Cooper, Documentary Studies and Production with a minor in Finance, '22, FLEFF Blogger Intern, Brenwtood, New York

Everything I assumed about film festivals was a complete fallacy. 

Prior to becoming a FLEFF blogger, I believed film festivals were a celebration for cinema. I thought people go to film festivals to showcase their films, compete for...

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Posted by Noah Dunne at 9:52PM

By Noah Dunne, Exploratory student with a minor in Honors, '23, FLEFF blogging intern, Beverly, Massachusetts.

The FLEFF festival acts as a platform for political and civil engagement to prosper, allowing many international voices and opinions intermingle, with a focus on artistry and creative works.

This of course brings many new forms of communication and...

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Posted by Lydia Lepinski at 7:11PM

By Lydia Lepinski, Integrated Marketing Communications with minors in Anthropology and Live Events Design and Management, '22, FLEFF blogging intern, Metuchen, New Jersey

There are few places where open discussions about politics, culture, humanity, and the world are discussed. It is uncomfortable to engage discussions about these topics because...

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Posted by William Hopper at 5:19PM
By Will Hopper, Cinema and Photography with a minor in Honors, '22, FLEFF blogging intern, Harvard, Massachusetts
 
Film festivals aren’t only about the films.
 
Before going to FLEFF for the first time, I believed that film festivals revolved entirely around films. The word even appears in the...

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Posted by Jeremy Lovelett at 4:59PM

Posted by Caroline Bissaillon at 3:04PM

Posted by Caroline Bissaillon, Documentary Studies and Production '21, minors in Art and Environmental Studies, Great Barrington, MA

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Posted by Jessica Competiello at 8:23AM

Blog posting written by Jessica Competiello, Integrated Marketing and Communications, ’20, FLEFF Intern, Jefferson, New Jersey.

 

The word infiltrations reemerges an obscure memory from the sixth grade of my Water Infiltration...

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Posted by Jeremy Lovelett at 8:31PM

By Jeremy Lovelett, Bachelor of Music in Combination with an Outside Field in Writing, ’20, FLEFF Blogging Intern,...

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Posted by Akshan Shah at 6:38PM

Posted by Elijah de Castro at 5:50PM

By Elijah de Castro, Writing for Film, Television, and Emerging Media major, minor in Honors, '23, FLEFF Blogging Intern, Trumansburg, New York

FLEFF's 22nd-anniversary theme is radical infiltrations. In my experience, infiltrations in new media means to attack corruption and exploitation with...

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Posted by William Hopper at 4:40PM
By Will Hopper, Cinema and Photography with a minor in Honors, '22, FLEFF blogging intern, Harvard, Massachusetts
 
Infiltration transcends the bounds of a singular definition.
 
The theme of Infiltrations at FLEFF 2020 provides a variety of interpretations that can differ immensely from each other....

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Posted by Noah Dunne at 3:47PM

By Noah Dunne, Exploratory student with a minor in Honors, '23, FLEFF blogging intern, Beverly, Massachusetts.

Infiltrations to me has always meant some sort of undetected invasion, whether it be military, digital or environmental. It involves some sort of undetected entrance. In the context of this years FLEFF festival, I have learned that infiltrations represent the...

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Posted by Lydia Lepinski at 2:39PM

By Lydia Lepinski, Integrated Marketing Communications with minors in Anthropology and Live Events Design and Management, '22, FLEFF blogging intern, Metuchen, New Jersey

The theme of FLEFF 2020 this year is INFILTRATIONS, which covers a variety of topics related to environmental, health, and political infiltration. 

Infiltration; a word in which I...

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