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.
Hi Friends! Freshies! First years! Congrats you made it! You’re at college and it’s going to be so much fun. Now, I know you didn’t get to have the NSOP of your dreams, but we
For a long time, I considered not writing this article. “It’s not that big a deal” I told myself. “It’s just a few pictures, you should have expected it” I muttered. But it has gone
The abandoned stone structure on 119th and Amsterdam sort of looks like a medieval castle – a very, very small one. It isn’t quite the stuff of architecture classes, but the little building stands out – you’ve probably wondered what it is or was as you passed the forgotten, weedy lot. It’s not like there’s […]
It’s the final stretch. Post-break, you might have time for a few distractions. Photo via mycaricatures.co.uk Monday Society, Toleration, and the Jews: Ira Katznelson, professor of political science and history, will discuss toleration “as an alternative to persecution.” Sounds good to us. 6:15 PM @ Low Rotunda. Tuesday Brinkley, Foner, and Stiglitz: Capitalism is in […]
Image via morningside-heights.net The poor, defenseless buildings of Morningside are under siege from the ravenous monster that is Columbia University. Or so local residents would have us believe. More than a decade ago, locals petitioned the Landmarks Preservation Commission to protect Morningside Heights (which includes a large number of older buildings with their original architectural […]
Two pieces of (somewhat) Obama-related media: first, one of his first college roommates writes about their time together in the fall of 1981. Phil Boerner ’84, who transferred with Obama from Occidental, remembers Obama that, “as a host and roommate, he sometimes did the shopping and cooked the chicken curry.” Oh, and Obama may have […]