The Dissident

Zoom, NY

On October 2, 2018, in one of the most heinous attacks on press freedom in recent memory, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by agents of the Saudi government inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. A new documentary, The Dissident, explores the human rights, press freedom, and surveillance issues raised by Khashoggi's murder. It features never-before-seen surveillance footage […]

New Sci-Fi Horror: Sputnik

Zoom, NY

This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. There will be no in-person event. To register and access live stream links, visit the event page on our website: Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join us for a meeting of the Russian […]

Discussion of The Black Church with Union and THIRTEEN

Online online, New York

Join us on Thursday, February 25 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm EST for a virtual event reflecting on the recent PBS film series The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song. In partnership with THIRTEEN, Union Theological Seminary will screen highlights from the documentary and hear from Kelly Brown Douglas, Dean of the Episcopal […]


Online online, New York

Marίa Sojob, writer and director of the film Tote/Abuelo/Grandfather, in conversation with Smithsonian film curator Amalia Córdova and Emmy-Award winning filmmaker Sebastián Díaz. Introduced by Ron Gregg, Film and Media Studies. Presented as part of the Mother Tongue Film Festival, Smithsonian.   “In her deeply personal debut documentary feature, Tzotzil filmmaker María Sojob documents the unexpected encounter between an old man, […]

Apollo Film & Screen/Play Present: 30 Years of House Party

Online online, New York

The Apollo celebrates 30 Years of House Party in an evening featuring performances, conversations and highlights from the musical and comedy cult classics House Party (1990) and House Party 2 (1991). These iconic films were among the first films to center the Black teenage experience for a mainstream audience. 30 Years of House Party will feature performances by Kid N’Play, r&b/hip-hop group Full […]

‘Border Incident’

Online online, New York

1949 / 95 min / b/w Dir. Anthony Mann / Scr. John C. Higgins / Cine. John Alton Cast: Howard Da Silva, Ricardo Montalban, George Murphy Streaming access courtesy of Swank Attendees can stream Border Incident for free over two days as part of the Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival. The 48-hour viewing window […]

Border Incidents: The US-Mexico Border in Film Noir

On Host's Website NY

The Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival Border Incidents: The US-Mexico Border in Film Noir Programmed by Rob King, Film & Media Studies Managed by Soheil Rezayazdi, Columbia Film   The abridged, virtual 2021 Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival presents three films set at the US-Mexico border: Anthony Mann’s Border Incident (1949), John Farrow’s Where Danger […]