For those of us who aren’t in the movie loop, Campus Movie Fest is a week-long event which provides students with all the equipment required to create said film: microphones, cameras and even a laptop loaded with editing software. And on Sept. 26, these films premiered in Tisch Commons.
The A.E. Hotchner Festival—named for the acclaimed writer and alumnus who funds the festival—offers all Washington University students, including graduate students, the opportunity to workshop their original plays with student actors, faculty members and a professional dramaturg, culminating in readings of the pieces and post-show discussions with audiences.
CMF is as fun as it is stressful, heartbreaking and every emotion in between. Making a short film in a week is no small feat. Add Washington University’s hefty workload on top of that, and it’s practically heroic.
The energy from the group was practically electric, and I found myself dancing along to almost every song, interrupted only once by two drunk, 40-year-old women who got a little too close for comfort. But you know what, it was all in the name of a good time.
Sur Taal Laya’s signature style of arranging is to create mashups of Bollywood songs and popular English songs. This fusion creates beautiful sonic experiences that blend South Asian and American cultures.
This past Saturday, Washington University welcomed two of the founders of Wong Fu Productions, Philip Wang and Wesley Chan.
The anxiety of watching the time run out and not knowing whether the chef will get everything plated in time is a rush that “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” could never provide during their weekly catfights.
Here are songs to make you feel cool as you walk across campus, so you can pretend you’re listening to the soundtrack of an indie movie about your break between classes.
“2001: A Space Odyssey” is an act of madness and blinding, even reckless, ambition. The film seeks nothing less than to theorize on the past, present and future of human evolution. More maddening even than its objective is the film’s success.
While I would love to go on and on about everything I loved about the show, I’m sure that article would be far longer than anyone would want to read on the subject. So, I’ll only mention the highlights of an already fantastic show.