Neta Alexander Participates in Film Conference “Screen Melodrama: Global Perspectives” at NYU Tisch

The Columbia Film Program joins forces with NYU’s Department of Cinema Studies for a program dedicated to screen melodrama from Thursday, February 28 to Sunday, March 3. This conference will reflect upon the implications of global melodrama for understanding transnational popular cultures, and explore the consequent need to re-conceptualize melodrama and its origins.
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Friday, March 1 | 11:30am-12:50pm | Free to the public
NYU Cinema Studies
Tisch School of the Arts
721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Michelson Theater

Former UnionDocs advisor, Neta Alexander  will be giving a talk at NYU Tisch School of the Arts on suicide and anxiety in film. She will also be participating in a panel with Professor Jane Gaines and Professor Linda Williams.

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