New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, and now that so much of it is online for free, there’s never been a better time to experience it first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined.

Film Screenings & Thesis Presentations:

  • The MA Film and Media Studies Class of 2022 will be presenting the fifth annual Zoom-In thesis showcase on March 11 and 12 at the Lenfest Center for the Arts featuring presentations, discussions, screenings, and more!
  • On March 10 at 6:30 pm the Columbia School of the Arts will be hosting a virtual screening of Helena of Sarayaku, a documentary following the life of a 17-year-old Kichwa student in Finland.
  • The Ukranian Film Club and the Harriman Institute will be hosting a screening of 2015 film Ukranian Sheriffs on March 10 at 6 pm in the Shulman Seminar Room in the International Affairs Building.
  • The Russian Film Club will be hosting a screening of 2014 film The Guide on March 7 at 7 pm in Uris 303.
  • From March 10 through 13 Columbia MFA student Jacob Sexton will be presenting his directing thesis, Indian Summer at the Lenfest Center for the Arts.

Discussions and Speakers:

  • Columbia’s Poetry Lab with Pádraig Ó Tuama will continue virtually on March 11 at 2:30 pm as the Irish poet and conflic mediator leads discussions surrounding “the dynamics of conflict and sustainablity through the lens of poetry.”
  • Translator Megan McDowell will be joined by Columbia School of the Arts writing program professor Susan Bernofsky to virtually discuss her experiences translating Latin American horror literature on March 9 at 7:30 pm.
  • Recent Othello actors André Holland, Chukwudi Iwuji, and John Douglas Thompson will be discussing their experiences in playing the title character on March 7 at 3 pm in the Miller Theatre.

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