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Cinéma Vérité vs. Direct Cinema: What’s The Beef?

Cinéma Vérité vs. Direct Cinema: What’s The Beef?

April 5, 2018
WSN dives into the complex world of documentary making, exploring the merits of both Cinéma Vérité and Direct Cinema.
Absofacto performed at Brooklyn Music Hall on Friday, Feb. 16.

Photo: Absofacto Proves Star Power at Brooklyn Music Hall

February 23, 2018

Absofacto performed at Brooklyn Music Hall on Friday, Feb. 16.

Performers in “RIOT,” an interactive dance experience showing in Skirball Center of Performing Arts.

Photo: Cheesy Goodness at Black Seed

February 20, 2018

Performers in “RIOT,” an interactive dance experience showing in Skirball Center of Performing Arts.

Craig David performing at Bowery Ballroom on Jan 15.

Craig David Takes Bowery Ballroom

January 24, 2018
British Hip-Hop artist Craig David headlined a sold-out show at Bowery Ballroom, Monday.
The Killers performed at Madison Square Garden on Friday, Jan. 19.

The Killers Kill the Garden

January 23, 2018
The Killers headlined the famed Madison Square Garden on Friday for the concert of a lifetime.
Bombshell is a documentary about Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman of her time, who is also the secret inventor of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS Communications.

The ‘Bombshell’ That Changed the World

November 20, 2017
Alexandra Dean's new documentary focuses on Hedy Lamarr and her role in shaping pop culture.
An up and coming band from Los Angeles, LANY, performed three sold out shows at Irving Plaza on Oct. 13-15. The energetic crew members gave those present a night to remember.

LANY Takes New York by Storm for Three Nights

October 20, 2017
Los Angeles Band, LANY, plays at Irving Plaza, near Union Square.

Elizabeth Cappuccino graduated from Tisch last winter. She has recently been promoting her film “Super Dark Times” and was in the season four premiere of “Broad City.”

Elizabeth Cappuccino Talks New Film and Life After NYU

October 16, 2017
WSN sat down with NYU alum Elizabeth Cappuccino to discuss her career, costars, and future projects.
The Florida Project by Sean Baker, tells a story of precocious 6-year-old Moonee who courts mischief and adventures.

These Are ‘Dark Times’ Indeed

September 27, 2017
"Super Dark Times" is a dark portrayal of teenage experiences, fraught with trauma and emotion.
ESPN Controversy Highlights Sexism and Racism

ESPN Controversy Highlights Sexism and Racism

September 20, 2017
The question whether Jemele Hill was entitled to her opinion or whether she had crossed a line presented itself to the public. An even bigger question that arose, however, is if the White House crossed a line requesting for her removal.
Locked in the Path of Danger

Locked in the Path of Danger

September 18, 2017
With the recent increase in disasters in the past months, the question arises of what happens to those who cannot assure their safety — inmates in the U.S. prison system — in the face of these devastating forces of nature.
“Stairway to Stardom” by Amanda Szeglowski on September 14 2017

‘Stairway to Stardom’ is HERE

September 18, 2017
"Stairway to Stardom," created by and starring NYU alumni, is a mixture of dance, theater and everything in between.
Hillsong is a trendy and modern church that is drawing celebrities and creating a new image around religion.

Jesus Christ: Modern Fashion Icon

September 11, 2017
Modern churches geared toward the millennial and Generation Z audiences present pastors who are religious and fashion leaders for their communities.