Columbia University Film Festival 2014

May 2 - 6

The Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program presents the 27th Annual Columbia University Film Festival, a weeklong program of screenings, dramatic readings, and special events.

In This Series

CUFF 2014: Program A

CUFF 2014: Program A

Various | | 81 mins

A program comprising five short films: Amateur Dictator (Director: Zach Carver, Producers: Robert Richert & Willem Lee, 15m), Bittersweet Sixteen (Director: Clara Leac, Producer: Julie Begey Seureau, 15m), Scumbag (Director: Luke Spears, Producer: Shana Keegan, 16m), Fault Lines (Director: Marisa Christine Medina, Producer: Chandra Silver, 15m), and Sina Forma (Director: Garette Henson, Producer: Nicole Delaney, 20m).

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CUFF 2014: Program B

CUFF 2014: Program B

Various | 2014 | 80 mins

A program comprising five short films: Moths (Director: Zach Carver, Producer: Madeleine Shapiro, 18m), Victoria, Guanajuato (Director: Victor Hugo Duran, Producer: Alexandra Vivas, 11m), Reaching Home (Director: Kenneth Murphy, Producer: Rachel Brenna, 17m), Body of Crime (Director: Laurence Vannicelli, Producer: Jesse Gustafson, 18m), and The Immaculate Reception (Director: Charlotte Glynn, Producers: Berkley Brady & Luke Spears, 16m).

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CUFF 2014: Program C

CUFF 2014: Program C

Various | | 72 mins

A program comprising five short films: Cain (Director: Zijian Yan, Producer: Miroslav Macala, 18m), Concrete (Director: Chelvendra Sathieaanandha, Producers: Andy Nguyen & Mike De Caro, 15m), A Pinch of Salt (Director: Sebastian Nyman Agdur, 9m), The King's Pawn (Director: Jonah Bleicher, Producer: Rob Cristiano, 20m), and Smut (Director: Tom Sveen, Producers: John Wakayama Carey & Sarah Dorman, 10m).

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CUFF 2014: Program D

CUFF 2014: Program D

Various | | 71 mins

A program comprising five short films: American Gladiators (Director: Lara Gallagher, Producer: Joanna Lagstein, 11m), FishTANK (Director: Diogo Cronemberger, Producer: Joelle Joseph, 18m), Post Winter (Director: Jamal Joseph Jr., Producer: Tim Nesmith, 12m), Knives (Director: Aaron David DeFazio, Producer: Larissa Rhodes, 16m), and Alex the Magnificent (Director: Robert Monk Davis, 14m).

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CUFF 2014: Program E

CUFF 2014: Program E

Various | | 71 mins

A program comprising four short films: Quinny (Director: A.L. Lee, Producer: Alex Ma, 18m), All That Glitters (Director: Saro Varjabedian, Producer: Demond Robertson, 16m), Idyllwild (Director: Aisha Porter-Christie, Producer: Zenas Cao, 20m), and Do the Damn Thing (Director: Adam Paschal, Producer: Mimi Jeffries, 17m).

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CUFF 2014: Program F

CUFF 2014: Program F

Various | | 76 mins

A program comprising four short films: Rattlefly (Director: Min Ding, Producer: Layla Zhuqing Ji, 20m), Scheherazade (Director: Mehrnoush Aliaghaei, Producer: Jamar Banks, 15m), Old Bay (Director: Lena Rudnick, Producer: Reka Posta, 19m), and Devil’s Work (Director: Miguel Silveira, Producer: Jamar Banks, 22m).

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CUFF 2014: Program G

CUFF 2014: Program G

Various | | 79 mins

A program comprising five short films: Roughstock (Director: Jessica Baclesse, Producer: Laura Teodosio, 13m), The Unfamiliar (O Forasteiro) (Director: Diogo Cronemberger, 25m), Oasis (Director: Carmen Jimenez, Producer: Chris Boyce, 16m), Holothurian (Director: Pei-Ju Hsieh, Producer: Jing Wang, 10m), and A Mighty Nice Man (Director: Jonathan Dee, Producer: Daniella Kahane, 15m).

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CUFF 2014: Program H

CUFF 2014: Program H

Various | | 70 mins

A program comprising five short films: Tobacco Burn (Director: Justin Liberman, Producer: Alvaro R. Valente, 17m), Solid Ground (Director: Rob Richert, Producer: Daniel Grossman, 15m), Goodbye Casey Trade (Director: Amanda Brennan, Producer: Hugo Kenzo, 13m), Subordinate (Director: Clara Leac, 18m), and Party of Special Things to Do (Director: Matt Black, Producer: Laurence Vannicelli, 7m).

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A Conversation with Jennifer Lee

A Conversation with Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee | 2013 | 102 mins

Q&A with filmmaker Jennifer Lee.

Columbia alum Jennifer Lee will present a screening of her Academy Award-winning animated film Frozen, about a princess who can’t escape her icy powers.

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CUFF: Creative Producing Pitch Contest

CUFF: Creative Producing Pitch Contest

| 90 mins

Free and open to the public!

The art of pitching is a vital skill for any filmmaker. Join eight Columbia MFA students in the Creative Producing Program, as they display their skills in action.

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CUFF: Is it Television? The Rise of Episodic Storytelling

CUFF: Is it Television? The Rise of Episodic Storytelling

Free and open to the public!

Panelists will include accomplished Columbia alumni with a diverse range of experience working in television as writers, directors, and producers. Moderated by Frank Pugliese (House of Cards).

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