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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 8:29PM   |  2 comments

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...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 11:08PM   |  5 comments

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...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 10:52PM   |  5 comments

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, '18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Another FLEFF has come and gone. It seems like it was only a few days ago that I was attending FLEFF events. Even though the festival is over, I truly had a great time.

Here are my five takeaways from this year’s...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 10:52AM   |  3 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

I’ll be the first to admit that I am not the biggest fan of experimental film. That’s not to say I hate it, but typically I would opt to see a more mainstream film over an avant-garde picture if given the choice. However, in the weeks leading up to FLEFF, I...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 12:39PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

FLEFF was packed with events, speakers, and films that informed, inspired, and intrigued. It was easy to get lost in the mix of intellectual and engaging conversations that took place. One discussion that particularly stood out to me was the kick off event of the entire...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 11:51PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

It’s hard to believe that after months of intense preparation and anticipation, FLEFF has come and gone in a mere seven days. In a jam-packed schedule of events, speakers, and films, this festival was unlike anything I’ve ever had the pleasure of...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 10:21AM   |  4 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

“Ithaca, New York, ten square miles surrounded by reality.” Some locals agree with, and many bumper stickers read this quote regarding the city of upstate New York. Although it may vary depending on whom you ask, many agree that this proverb suggests that...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 10:57PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, '18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

At this year’s forum, there were 30 professors present to discuss various conversations about landscapes. Here is just a taste some of the professors’ research in relation to landscapes:

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 10:30PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, '18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Filmmaker J.P. Sniadecki’s The Iron Ministry records his numerous journeys on China’s massive railway systems....

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 10:09PM   |  1 comment

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, '18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Shoulder the Lion isn’t just your run of the mill film about disabilities.

Many films about disabilities show their characters heroically overcoming their disabilities,...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 12:14PM   |  3 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Mr. Billy Hall, a distinguished ’84 Ithaca College alum, joins us this afternoon to speak candidly about the good, the bad, and the ugly of the entertainment industry. As a television and...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 12:31AM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

“Every dish has a storyline.” Korean-American filmmaker Grace Lee recalls that, as a child, Chinese restaurants were “Asian enough” for her immigrant parents, and “American enough” for her sister and...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 7:18PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Having grown up with the Harry Potter books and films, it’s difficult to believe that the seventh and final book was released nine years ago, and that almost five years have passed since the premiere of the last movie. Nevertheless, J. K. Rowling’s...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 2:06PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, '18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

With over 40 events at Cinemapolis, there is so much to see with so little time.

Here are my Top 5 must see events at Cinemapolis.

1. Sadie Thompson

Thursday, March 31 at...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 12:20PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, '18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

With this year’s FLEFF starting tomorrow, there will be 100 events, screening, and art exhibitions happening on and off campus. While the overall number of events may be overwhelming at first glance, there is always something that has sparked my...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 8:01PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

While the film screenings are definitely an important part of FLEFF, one must not overlook the other events that are offered, including musical performances. Fortunately, there are several opportunities to see concerts and silent film compositions at the end of this...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 5:01PM   |  4 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

FLEFF is a mere week and a half away, and Cinemapolis will be hosting a plethora of films and events for the 2016 festival. Many of the films are centered on socially relevant topics such as environmental rights, and injustices surrounding race, gender, and sexuality....

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 10:28AM   |  16 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Sifting through the FLEFF film and event program can be slightly overwhelming, as there is an ample amount of events being offered in a single week. While, of course, everybody has their own personal tastes, I have compiled a list of films, all diverse in subject, that...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 11:48AM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Being a FLEFF blogger requires a certain amount of awareness and knowledge about film festivals in order to write accurate and articulate blog posts. As such, the blogging team has read material by

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 4:11PM   |  3 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

If you combine the history of underground media pioneers, an archive of their original footage, and a team of individuals who are determined to share the story, Here Come the Videofreex (2015) would be the final product....

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 9:18PM   |  3 comments

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, '18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In less than a month, Ithaca College will be hosting the 19th annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival from March 28–April 3. One the most unique things about FLEFF is that students, faculty and...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 12:10PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, ‘18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

On a Friday night, most professors would be at home, but not Saviana Stanescu. From her office in the Dillingham Center at Ithaca College, she tirelessly works on her new project, with a working title called “The Others,” that is coming...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 12:52PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Tucked away on the west end of the Gannett Center, and ornamented with various statues reminiscent of art museum pieces, lies the home of the Art History Department. I admit that I had never been to this part of the building before, nor was I even aware if its...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 9:36PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Before becoming a blogging intern for FLEFF, I didn’t know a lot about film festivals. But only being involved with FLEFF for a little over a month, I have learned so much.

Here are five facts that I have learned about film festivals...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 8:18PM   |  1 comment

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...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 3:08PM   |  8 comments

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,...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 1:12PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

If, approximately one year ago, someone asked me what a film festival is like or what it entails, I wouldn’t have had a very intelligent response considering I’d never actually been to one. However, readings from

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 10:58PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, ‘18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh,...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 7:04PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Kris DiNardi, Writing for Film, Television and Emerging Media, ‘18, FLEFF Intern, Pittsburgh,...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 11:09AM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

This week I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Andy Watts, assistant professor at Ithaca College, and a member of the FLEFF staff. He kindly shared interesting viewpoints regarding his specific role in the...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 7:20PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Dr. Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost for International Studies and Special Programs, and executive producer of FLEFF, graciously shared her extensive knowledge of and experience with the 19-year-old festival on a snowy...

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Posted by Hanxiao Wang at 12:44AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Hanxiao Wang, Integrated Marketing Communications studies, '19, FLEFF Intern, Sichuan, China. 

Heraclitus had a famous saying : "No man ever steps in the same river twice." In my opinion, no man ever steps in the same landscape...

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Posted by Kristina DiNardi at 11:21PM   |  Add a comment

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Posted by Rebecca Cox at 8:11PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Rebecca Cox, Cinema and Photography, ’16, FLEFF Intern, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

By definition, a landscape is “all the visible features of an area of countryside or land, often considered in terms of their aesthetic appeal.”

With relevance to the...

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Posted by Sophia Feuer at 3:27PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Sophia Feuer, Cinema and Photography, '18, FLEFF Blogger, Westchester, NY

This year’s highly anticipated lineup for FLEFF (Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival) 2016 has much to offer. A variety of unique and captivating works will travel and bring together a multitude of diverse perspectives, voices,...

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Posted by Gabriella LoBue at 10:35AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Gabriella LoBue, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Hackettstown, New Jersey.

Landscapes: a boundless word that can describe a number of places. Places that are similar, dissimilar, or even complete opposites of each other: Mount Everest and a manmade movie set of the same infamous peak; a sweeping desert and the open ocean; the Milky Way and a...

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Posted by Sophia Feuer at 1:58PM   |  Add a comment

Blog Posting by Sophia Feuer, Cinema and Photography, ’18, FLEFF Intern, Westchester, New York. 

 

FLEFF-goers and film lovers alike,

My name is Sophia Feuer and I am a sophomore at Ithaca college. I am currently majoring in Cinema and Photography with a concentration in Cinema Production and a minor in Art.

 I came to...

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Posted by Tianhong Yang at 1:38PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Tianhong Yang, Environmental Sciences, ’18, FLEFF Blogger, Hangzhou, China

The digital landscape comprises of a variety of channels including movies, social networks, info sites, and email lists. Such mediums promote participatory cultures across theories and technologies, defining the contemporary environment.

The theme for the 19th...

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 10:54AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 

On Tuesday, April 7th, FLEFF and Ithaca College's Center for Faculty Excellence hosted the first of a series of events in their Distinguished Scholar Series. 

This year's distinguished scholar,

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 9:47AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, New Jersey

It's been quite a long and busy week here on the Ithaca College campus! 

The 18th annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival...

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 1:10PM   |  3 comments

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill. New Jersey 

Welcome to the fourth session of FLEFF Lab Friday! I'll be live-blogging this session with Costa Boutsikaras, director of Inhabit, and

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 11:39AM   |  1 comment

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 

When I meet Ms. Sue Perlgut for the first time, it is in the Gimme! Coffee shop on State Street in downtown Ithaca. 

She greets me warmly as we...

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 8:05AM   |  2 comments

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Sam Stahnke had an intimidating first FLEFF experience.

Stahnke, a sophomore Cinema and Photography student in the Roy H. Park School of Communications, served as a Junior Fellow for the 17th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival last year. Though...

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Posted by Kathryn Beaule at 6:40PM   |  1 comment

Blog posting by Katie Beaule, Communication Management and Design '16, FLEFF Blogger, Windsor, CT

 

We all have places that we can call home; places that we are familiar with. Unbeknownst to many, our ‘homes’ are actually our personal habitats. They shape us as people and give us a unique understanding of the world. But are there better ways in which we...

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Posted by Kathryn Beaule at 11:57PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting by Katie Beaule, Communication Management and Design '16, FLEFF Blogger, Windsor, CT

 

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 6:56PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

Maybe thinking about dissonance will...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 6:53PM   |  3 comments

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

During FLEFF week, I was absorbed by the festival. While speaking with other students about the...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 6:39PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

This is my first and last year as a staffer for FLEFF.

 

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 10:42AM   |  1 comment

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, NJ

With screenings beginning at noon, Saturday, April 5th was a very full day of FLEFF. 

The lobby quickly filled with coffee-clutching people around 11:30, eagerly anticipating the day's full line up, including: A Will for the...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 1:26AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

“Once...

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 12:46AM   |  1 comment

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, NJ 

The first night of screenings downtown at Ithaca's local, independent theater, Cinemapolis, kicked off yesterday on Thursday, April 3rd.

Guests lined up out the door to buy tickets to A Will for the Woods with filmmakers Amy...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 12:25AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

Tonight’s...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 12:51AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production ’14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA
 

Pens scribbled onto paper scraps, journals and spiral...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 12:45AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

Make Our Garden Grow + Nuclear explosions

Candide + Nitrate decayed footage of children riding bikes

Gershwin Preludes + Mothers throwing knives at children

The American...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 6:49PM   |  1 comment

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production ’14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 7:55PM   |  7 comments

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, NJ 

Professor Steven Ginsberg is the closest thing to a celebrity that has ever attended the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.

Coming all the way from Los Angeles, California to serve...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 2:29PM   |  1 comment

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

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Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 11:21PM   |  5 comments

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

JG: Music is all about this tension...

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 8:20PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, NJ

Ernesto Livon-Grosman is not your average documentarian.

Livon-Grosman will be attending the 17th annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in support of his new film Brascó, as well as another of his films, Cartoneros....

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 12:54AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

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Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

When the Finger Lakes Environmental...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 8:03PM   |  4 comments

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production ’14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

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Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

Flakes of snow...

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 8:17PM   |  3 comments

Only 12 days left until FLEFF! 

With less than 2 weeks until the festival starts, it's time to start planning your FLEFF schedule. Both the list of the films being screened on campus as well the list of the films being screened downtown at Cinemapolis have been posted! Here are my top 5 recommendations of films to see at Cinemapolis:...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 10:51PM   |  Add a comment

Dissonance has surrounded my relationship with FLEFF.

 

My...

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 9:32PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, NJ 

As I’m sitting in the Philadelphia International Airport awaiting a connecting flight to Chicago, in the midst of my intense...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 11:11AM   |  2 comments

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production ’14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 4:50PM   |  7 comments

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, NJ 

Last week, my fellow blogger, Kayla Reopelle, interviewed Mr. Brett Bossard for an in-depth

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 7:13PM   |  5 comments

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

This week, the FLEFF Blogging team got to Skype with Dr. Leila Nadir, co-founder of Eco Art Tech, an environmental digital art collective. Nadir will be co-hosting the event "Dissonant...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 11:52PM   |  8 comments

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

On a rainy Thursday night, I walk...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 11:39PM   |  15 comments

Blog posting by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 3:50PM   |  4 comments

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production ’16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, NJ

Dr. Thomas Shevory is a Politics professor at Ithaca College, but admits he took on a sort of “second career” when he became co-director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival 10 years...

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Posted by Elma Yedda Gonzalez at 1:30PM   |  2 comments

Blog post written by Elma Gonzalez '14, FLEFF Blogger, Journalism, San Diego, CA.

The office is not very large. Its white walls serve as a frame to a plethora of posters, which urge students to participate in events discussing race and ethnicity. A colorful map of the world serves as the focal point of the room. It hangs above an L shaped desk with a computer monitor that is...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 6:44PM   |  1 comment

Blog posting written by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

Dr. Claudia Pederson has worked with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival for eight years. This year she became assistant curator for new...

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 2:55PM   |  1 comment

Blog post by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, NJ

Uncomfortable. Conflicting. Incompatible.

Dissonance.

For me, the past year has been all about breaking out of my comfort zone, and that is reflected in the theme of this year’s Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. 

I’ve come a...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 10:02PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

Kaley Belval has held almost every position a student could hold with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. She spoke with me over...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 11:46PM   |  3 comments

Blog posting written by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production '14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 1:37PM   |  1 comment

Blog posting written by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production ’16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, NJ

On Tuesday, January 28th, the Cloud Chamber Orchestra accompanied the silent ethnographic documentary, Grass: A Nation’s Battle for Life (you can read Blaize's

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Posted by Blaize Hall at 4:08PM   |  2 comments

Blog post written by Blaize Hall, Television-Radio Communications, '15, FLEFF blogger, Georgia, VT

Dissonance.  The word strikes a chord within every musician who toils over notes that clash while simultaneously creating the esoteric thrill appreciated by those who thrive...

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Posted by Kayla Reopelle at 11:01PM   |  4 comments

Blog posting written by Kayla Reopelle, Documentary Studies and Production, ’14, FLEFF Blogger, Roy, WA

 

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 11:48AM   |  3 comments

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production ’16, FLEFF Blogger, Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Welcome back, FLEFFers!

The 17th annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival is approaching quickly: kicking off on March 31st and running until April 6th here in Ithaca, New York.

My name is Kimberly Capehart...

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Posted by Shawn Steiner at 12:13PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Shawn Steiner, Film, Photography, and Visual Arts '13, FLEFF Intern, Elkridge, MD

It's been a good three years since I started college and I haven't missed a single Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. I was a blogger my freshman year, a willing participant under Dr. Zimmermann's tutelage my sophomore year and yet again a blogger this year, my junior/senior...

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Posted by Kimberly Capehart at 4:24PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting by Kimberly Capehart, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Intern, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 

I'm sitting in at what is arguably the most exciting FLEFF event: FLEFF Lab Friday!

Directors, producers, distributors, and scholars have been sitting in Park 220 all day long, speaking with students and amongst themselves about a wide variety of...

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Posted by Erica Moriarty at 2:05PM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Erica Moriarty, Documentary Studies and Production '16, FLEFF Intern, Houston, Texas 

Hello FLEFFers! Can't make it to the FLEFF Lab in Park 220? No problem! I'm here live blogging to bring you the highlights!

And due to a last minute change, filmmaker Bo Wang, the first Chinese filmmaker...

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Posted by Shawn Steiner at 11:06AM   |  Add a comment

Blog posting written by Shawn Steiner '13 & Andrew Ronald '15, Film, Photography, and Visual Arts, FLEFF Interns

New media and an experimental filmmaker? Be prepared for some very unique and inspired thoughts during this next hour of FLEFF Lab Friday. Make sure to stop by Park 220 sometime today as it will always have something exciting going on.

A very good start to the...

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Blog post written by Shawn Steiner, Film, Photography, and Visual Arts '13, FLEFF Intern, Elkridge, MD

Elizabeth Miller has begun her presentation so there is still time to get here if you can! We are in The Park Center for Business room 111.

 

TRANSMEDIA WORKSHOP: ELIZABETH MILLER

"The beauty of transmedia is that both of us can present at the same...

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Posted by Amber Thibault at 6:51PM   |  4 comments

Blog post written by Amber Thibault, Cinema and Photography ’15, FLEFF Intern,

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Blog post written by Amber Thibault, Cinema and Photography ’15, FLEFF Intern, Lewiston, Maine. 

This past week, I had the privilege of interviewing Becky Lane. Becky Lane is a part time TVR professor at the Roy H. Park School of Communications. She has submitted...

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Posted by Andrew Ronald at 1:37PM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Andrew Ronald, Film, Photography & Visual Arts '15, FLEFF Social Media Manager, Mahopac, NY

Although FLEFF is just a little over a month away, there is so much that has yet to happen. And there is so much to be excited for. At this point in my FLEFF-tastic journey, I have had a lot to reflect...

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Posted by Chloe Wilson at 12:43PM   |  4 comments

Blog posting written by Chloe Wilson, Television-Radio ’14, FLEFF Intern, Ashland, Massachusetts.

Getting excited for the FLEFF March 3rd Kickoff Screening? I know I am! I'm even more excited...

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Blog post written by Amber Thibault, Cinema and Photography ’15, FLEFF Intern, Lewiston, Maine.  

Upon a further conversation with Anne Spalter, artist of

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Posted by Chloe Wilson at 1:18PM   |  3 comments

Blog posting written by Chloe Wilson, Television-Radio '14, FLEFF Blogger, Ashland, Massachusetts.

One of my favorite parts about FLEFF is the festival's partnership with Ithaca-based theater Cinemapolis....

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Posted by Shawn Steiner at 12:31PM   |  6 comments

Blog posting written by Shawn Steiner, Film, Photography, and Visual Arts '13, FLEFF Intern, Elkridge, MD

Imagine that before you leave for work your roommate says that he/she is going to make soup for dinner. You get excited wondering what kind and mentally prepare yourself for the meal. But, when you arrive at home you find a series of bowls on the counter. One has broth, one has...

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Posted by Shawn Steiner at 9:01AM   |  2 comments

Blog posting written by Shawn Steiner, Film, Photography, and Visual Arts ’13, FLEFF Intern, Elkridge, MD 

I’m not the only person coming back to FLEFF this year!

Evan Meaney is a professor of transmedia design at the University of Tennessee. And, he is both an Ithaca College graduate and FLEFF alum. He will be returning this...

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Posted by Chloe Wilson at 11:03AM   |  3 comments

Blog posting written by Chloe Wilson, Television-Radio '14, FLEFF Blogger, Ashland, Massachusetts.

If you haven't gotten the chance to check out FLEFF's Distributed Microtopias...

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Posted by Shawn Steiner at 2:14PM   |  3 comments

Blog posting written by Shawn Steiner, Film, Photography, and Visual Arts ’13, FLEFF Intern, Elkridge, Maryland

Can we spray paint? No.

Can we chalk the sidewalks? No.

Can we put pamphlets out across campus? No.

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Blog posting written by Dorothea Hinman, Cinema and Photography, '15, FLEFF Intern, Rochester, New York. 

Greetings, FLEFF world!

I, Dorothea Hinman, am a sophomore at Ithaca College studying Cinema and Photography with a concentration in screenwriting. A theater minor is also in the works. I come from a small town outside...

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Posted by Shawn Steiner at 11:00AM   |  3 comments
Blog posting written by Shawn Steiner, Film, Photography, and Visual Arts ’13, FLEFF Intern, Elkridge, Maryland
 
It’s good to be back! 
 
First, we are celebrating the 16th year of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. Second, I’m glad to be back as an intern. I took a year off since my

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Posted by Hannah Raskin at 12:40PM   |  5 comments

Perusing all of the blogger introductions I realized that while we as FLEFF interns are united by a common purpose, our reasons for working for the festival are varied. Those reasons are shaped by our different experiences, our passions and our aspirations for the future. I was intrigued by my fellow intern's stories and wanted to know more, so I sat down with Freshman

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Posted by Kelsey Greene at 11:21PM   |  3 comments

Blog was written by Kelsey Greene, Documentary Studies and Production, '13, FLEFF intern, Buffalo, New York

Recently, I had the chance to catch up with Brianne Riviello.  She is currently an assistant to the internship coordinators.  As a senior television radio major and

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Posted by Gabriella Sophir at 3:57PM   |  5 comments

Blog posting written by Abby Sophir, Television/Radio '14, FLEFF Intern, St. Louis, Missouri.

Hi! My name is Abby Sophir.

I am a freshman Television/Radio major, Politics and Outdoor Pursuits double minor at Ithaca College. When I chose to come to Ithaca, I was eager to leave my hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. However, I have come to...

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