Bulgarian filmmaker Stephan Komandarev discusses his 2017 film Directions, explains his gravitation towards fiction film as opposed to documentaries, and expresses his optimism for the future of Bulgarian films.
As you may or may not be aware, Columbia was a major hub of the Beat poetry movement, that is if you believe the plaque about Jack Kerouac in the Hartley sky lounge. Daniel Radcliffe shot a movie about the Beats on our campus, and the result, Kill Your Darlings, is now in wide release. […]
Sure, there’s a lot of weird shit on the Internet, but there’s also a lot of really fantastic reading accessible to you. This week, two excellent works involving Columbia have been put on Longreads’ Top 5 Longreads of the Week. First, Columbia Magazine put out a fascinating story about Lucien Carr, the man who essentially brought […]
The “Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg” collection, currently on display at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, is, to say enough, engaging. There’s certainly something subtly exciting about seeing a young William S. Burroughs with a young Jack Kerouac, but it suggests that excitement is better attributed to the subjects’ proto-celebrity rather than quality of […]