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A photo of taken at the Dreamlands exhibit.

Time is Running Out to See ‘Dreamlands’ at the Whitney

The Susan and John Hess Family Theater on the third floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art looks like a set for the holodeck in Star Trek. The room is glossy black with a grid of luminous blue lines. It is sparsely furnished and meant only as a backdrop for the film works shown […]

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A hand drawn image of a camera, a reel, and a clapperboard.

How Social Roles Have Changed Throughout Film History

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is examining the effect that film has on social, political, and cultural norms. The exhibit is titled Making Faces: Images of Exploitation and Empowerment in Cinema and is on display now through April 30, 2017. The exhibit will feature films from the silent era and juxtapose those against films […]

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A photo of the Whitney Museum of American Art, shown from the outside.

Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016

From October 28, 2016 – February 5, 2017, the Whitney Museum of American Art will be hosting Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016. The exhibit will explore the evolution of film throughout history, primarily as it relates to changes in technology and technique. The exhibit is quite large, taking over the Museum’s fifth floor gallery […]

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Cate Blanchett: ‘The World is Round, People’

There were many unprecedented cultural moments at the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday evening. Films featuring controversial subject matter and with women as their protagonists did markedly well, and the highly watched event featured some of the most eloquent, pointed acceptance speeches in recent history. One of these speeches came from none other than […]

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Artist Spotlight: Writer and Director Henry Arroyo

When Henry Arroyo set out to create his latest short film, he had a fairytale in mind. The writer and director is committed to furthering himself as an artist by creating compelling stories, and his latest project, My Friend John, is an imaginative journey, told through the eyes of a child. Arroyo admits that being […]

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BAM: For Adventuresome Artists and Audiences

Did you know that America’s oldest performing arts center is located right in the heart of Brooklyn, New York? The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) was founded in 1861, and since its inception it has grown to be inclusive of a multitude of artistic genres. In its more than 150 years as a major perming […]

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“Girl Rising” at the Hammer Museum

The Hammer Museum, an institution dedicated to exploring the ways art can impact and illuminate our lives, is proud to announce its upcoming screening of the film, Girl Rising. This feature film is widely considered to be a groundbreaking work that focuses on the experiences of nine remarkable girls born into unforgiving, unimaginable circumstances. The […]

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Season of Cambodia has been in the works for over four years. It celebrates the revival of the arts in Cambodia.

The Season of Cambodia Festival

Here’s a celebration you won’t want to miss: the “Season of Cambodia” festival that’s been four years in the making. Beginning in April, New York City will host over 125 Cambodian artists for the festival, which is dedicated to the celebration of Cambodian arts, culture, and humanities. “Distinctive works form master and emerging artists and […]

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