Sunday, November 18

Panelists at "Breaking The Glass Frame: Women & Animation Past, Present, Future" discussed strategies for encouraging more women and other underrepresented groups to pursue careers in animation. 
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA co-hosts symposium to empower women, young creators in animation

Women are moving their creativity beyond pen and paper to discuss places for marginalized groups in storytelling within male-dominated fields. Jointly hosted by CalArts, the UCLA Animation Workshop and Women in Animation – and organized by leadership from USC, CalArts and UCLA – the three-day symposium “Breaking The Glass Frame: Women & Animation Past, Present, Future” gave attendees a chance to reflect on the current state of the creative world through a series of panels discussing diversity in animation. Read more...

Photo: Panelists at "Breaking The Glass Frame: Women & Animation Past, Present, Future" discussed strategies for encouraging more women and other underrepresented groups to pursue careers in animation. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Panelists at "Breaking The Glass Frame: Women & Animation Past, Present, Future" discussed strategies for encouraging more women and other underrepresented groups to pursue careers in animation. 
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)



Columnist Nina Young attended the screening of "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" at the Nuart Theatre, about 2 miles from UCLA. Young interacted with other moviegoers, learning two cult screening rules in the process. (Nina Young/Daily Bruin)

After Dark: Horror fans’ nightmares come true with cult classic screening at Nuart Theatre

Los Angeles’ blend of midnight movies, cult screenings and historic theaters offers late-night scares and childhood nostalgia back in the theater. Join columnist Nina Young as she attends different cult screenings each week to find out why audiences stay out so late after dark. Read more...

Photo: Columnist Nina Young attended the screening of "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" at the Nuart Theatre, about 2 miles from UCLA. Young interacted with other moviegoers, learning two cult screening rules in the process. (Nina Young/Daily Bruin)

Columnist Nina Young attended the screening of "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" at the Nuart Theatre, about 2 miles from UCLA. Young interacted with other moviegoers, learning two cult screening rules in the process. (Nina Young/Daily Bruin)

The conference "Italy and the Geopolitics of Migration: Aesthetic Approaches" will feature screenings of documentaries and fictional films about migrant experiences in Italy. “Asmarina,” a documentary created by Medhin Paolos, is one of the films being screened. (Courtesy of Shelleen Greene)

Conference to shed light on experiences of African migrants in Italy

Organizers of a conference about migration issues in Italy ran into a potential problem: They were afraid one of the speakers would be denied entry by American border patrol agents for visiting Iran years prior. Read more...

Photo: The conference "Italy and the Geopolitics of Migration: Aesthetic Approaches" will feature screenings of documentaries and fictional films about migrant experiences in Italy. “Asmarina,” a documentary created by Medhin Paolos, is one of the films being screened. (Courtesy of Shelleen Greene)

The conference "Italy and the Geopolitics of Migration: Aesthetic Approaches" will feature screenings of documentaries and fictional films about migrant experiences in Italy. “Asmarina,” a documentary created by Medhin Paolos, is one of the films being screened. (Courtesy of Shelleen Greene)

Alumna Alyssa Griego will be combining her original poetry with film in her upcoming self-directed video “Almost Forgotten.” In merging the two mediums, Griego plans on exploring social commentary related to her identity as a queer Chicana woman. 
(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumna’s poetry, film pieces give voice to underrepresented communities

This post was updated Oct. 2 at 2:42 p.m. “Unbroken, / Almost forgotten— / Yet, stronger than ever.” Alyssa Griego’s lyrics are a part of her newest project that combines poetry and film to comment on social issues associated with her identity as a queer Chicana woman. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Alyssa Griego will be combining her original poetry with film in her upcoming self-directed video “Almost Forgotten.” In merging the two mediums, Griego plans on exploring social commentary related to her identity as a queer Chicana woman. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumna Alyssa Griego will be combining her original poetry with film in her upcoming self-directed video “Almost Forgotten.” In merging the two mediums, Griego plans on exploring social commentary related to her identity as a queer Chicana woman. 
(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)



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