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.
Two documentaries that were produced in the Park School of Communications will air on the Syracuse PBS affiliate station WCNY on Sunday, May 16 at 10:30 pm.
Move is a thirteen-minute documentary produced by David Pierpont ’10. The film is a portrait of two parkour practitioners who train to create efficient movement in their surrounding environments. The film was recently featured on the front page of AmericanParkour.com, the most popular website for parkour practitioners in the USA.
Jungle’s Edge, a documentary Gossa Tsegaye, assistant professor in the Department of Television-Radio, has been accepted into the 2010 Theodore Case Film Festival. The film is about daily life in the Jungle, the wooded area near Ithaca's Inlet that for decades has served as a home for the homeless.
The festival’s mission is to further the creative legacy of Theodore Case and the Case Research Laboratory by promoting the film and video arts in Central New York. Tsegaye’s documentary will be screened at the Auburn Public Theater on June 5, 2010.