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May 17, 2013 at 8:30 pm

Shorts from the New School

With Laurie Collyer, Caveh Zahedi and their students from the New School.

Join us for an evening of two programs featuring original and creative shorts made by students from the New School.

The first program, “The First Cut is the Deepest,” presents narrative shorts by students of Laurie Collyer’s senior seminar.

The second program includes personal docs made by Caveh Zahedi’s students. Zahedi is an independent filmmaker best known for his autobiographical films (I Am A Sex Addict, Tripping With Caveh, In the Bathtub of the World) who also teaches a personal doc class at the New School in which students are asked to make a film every week on a given topic. “32 Short Films about 8 Things” showcases the work of his students. All of the films are approximately 3 minutes long, and all of them were made in 2012.


The First Cut is the Deepest

Narrative Shorts by Eugene Lang College Students, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Senior Seminar 2013

Your Dog Needs You by Diana McCorry

Take Your Phone to Reclamation by Jillian Pullara

Buffering by Sam McFarland

Distilled by Evan Storey

Rushed by Aidan Farragher

Mystical Amour by Samantha Oncea

Pillow Talk by Malia Polsky

Past. Predict. Drip. by Matt Fifer

“Ancient Hill” MV by Matt Fifer

Dead Beats by Aleksa Maglich

32 Short Films about 8 Things

Personal Docss by students from Caveh Zahedi’s Personal Doc class, 8:00pm-10:00pm.

We will be presenting the following personal docs:

Something Embarassing by Ruqayyah Albaari, Tucker Caploe, Joseph Collins, and Derek Fearon

Family member by Ruqayyah Albaari, Allegra Isenberg, and Scott Percelay

Your Love Life by Ruqayyah Albaari, Tucker Caploe, Joseph Collins Sophia Rokhlin, and Clarissa Taylor

Friend or Sibling by Joseph Collins, and Sophia Rokhlin

A Lie You’ve Told by Ruqayyah Albaari, Derek Fearon, Allegra Isenberg, Tierney McCauley, Tess Raih, and Clarissa Taylor

Your Body by Ruqayyah Albaari, Allegra Isenberg, Joseph Collins, Scott Percelay, and Nicole Siciliano

Your Biggest Fear by Eva Gross

Something You Love and/or Hate by Ruqayyah Albaari, Allegra Isenberg, Tierney McCauley, Clarissa Taylor, Scott Percelay, and Tess Raih


May 17, 2013
8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

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