Film Review: “Waiting For Lou” Represents Concordia at Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

Article published in The Link:  https://thelinknewspaper.ca/ Student-Directed Film Engages its Audience From Start to Finish A flowing narrative, strong characters, and the ability to keep the viewers’ attention until the very end is what made Concordia University professors choose “Waiting for Lou” to be screened at the Festival du Nouveau Cinema this year.   Katerine… Continue reading Film Review: “Waiting For Lou” Represents Concordia at Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

Is Feminism Too Exclusive?

Women of Colour Speak Out About the Importance of Intersectionality in Feminism Article published in The Link:  https://thelinknewspaper.ca/ The feminist movement was created to give women an equal social, political and economic standing as men–but last Saturday during a “Tout le Hood en Parle,” some said that it can feel exclusive to many. “There is… Continue reading Is Feminism Too Exclusive?

Concordia Students Compete in Le Sommet d’Animation Montreal

Article published in The Link:  https://thelinknewspaper.ca/ Quebec’s Animation Film Festival Kicks Off Nov. 23 Sex, suicide and monsters may not be what people expect from an animation festival. “Animation is broad—it’s not just for children,” said Lori Malépart-Traversy. “Especially ours,” Alisi Telengut chimed in. Both of these Concordia alumni were selected to compete in Sommets… Continue reading Concordia Students Compete in Le Sommet d’Animation Montreal

Panelists at Concordia Explore How to Balance Ethics and Profit

Article published in The Link:  https://thelinknewspaper.ca/ Panel on Careers in Social Impact and Entrepreneurship Takes Place at Concordia More and more entrepreneurs are trying to make their startups the next big thing, with the goal to incorporate social values. “Doing good in your community, while keeping a sustainable economy for your business,” said founder of… Continue reading Panelists at Concordia Explore How to Balance Ethics and Profit

Indigenizing University Education Through Art and Experience

Article published in The Link:  https://thelinknewspaper.ca/ Cree Artist Joseph Naytowhow Shares His Knowledge At Concordia “I was born Cree and I was once free. Then a gust of wind and there a spaceship landed where I once lived. Two aliens came up and pointed a spear at me, and rendered me helpless. Put me in… Continue reading Indigenizing University Education Through Art and Experience

Concordia Film Student Triumphs At FNC

Les Beiges Wins Best Student Short Film Across Canada Article published in The Link:  https://thelinknewspaper.ca/ For directing without artifice, respect of their subjects, and an original way of filming cars—the award for the Best Student Short Film across Canada goes to Les Beiges. As the 45th edition of the Festival du nouveau cinéma came to… Continue reading Concordia Film Student Triumphs At FNC

Interactive Film From FNC Invites Viewers to Choose the Story

Over 500 Different Segments Incorporated into the Making A man is holding you at gunpoint in an empty parking lot. “Get in the car,” he orders. Obey or run. Whatever you choose, be prepared for the consequences. That is the basis of the newly released interactive film Late Shift, screened last Thursday at Cinema du… Continue reading Interactive Film From FNC Invites Viewers to Choose the Story

A Peek at Le Festival du Nouveau Cinema

Film Entries Include a Collaboration with Studio Ghibli, Queer Issues and More Article published in The Link:  https://thelinknewspaper.ca/ Feel like being transported in a world where giants walk the streets, one where hopeless romantics can’t find love because of their animal tails? Ever wanted to choose the ending of a movie? Or dreamt of exploring… Continue reading A Peek at Le Festival du Nouveau Cinema

Kafein Poetry Night’s Popularity Posing Some Good Problems

75th Edition of Event Draws in Record Breaking Crowd Article published in The Link:  https://thelinknewspaper.ca/ At the base of the staircase to Kafein’s bar stands a small table with a donation jar, saying “feed the artists.” Wandering further into the dimly lit, crowded room, it’s barely possible to find a seat on the jumble of… Continue reading Kafein Poetry Night’s Popularity Posing Some Good Problems