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Vermont film fest focuses on food, borders and freedom

One of the northeast's longest running film festivals marks its 26th anniversary this year. The Vermont International Film Festival begins Friday and continues through October 30th at seven venues in the Burlington area. The festival is best known for featuring groundbreaking and independent films from around the world, including the largest selection of Vermont-made films. Todd Moe spoke with Orly Yadin, a filmmaker and board member of the festival, who says this year's event will focus on themes such as freedom, liberty, borders and food.  Go to full article
"Borders" is a collaborative original production featuring the talents of SUNY Potsdam students and faculty members.
"Borders" is a collaborative original production featuring the talents of SUNY Potsdam students and faculty members.

Potsdam Students Attend Major Theatre Festival

Dance and Drama Students and faculty members at SUNY Potsdam are at the 2006 Kennedy Center American College Theater Regional Festival being held at SUNY New Paltz this week. The festival features some of the finest regional theatre productions. "Borders" is a collaborative original production featuring the talents of students and faculty members. It was chosen for the festival from more than 200 regional college theater productions. "Borders" includes dance and movement-theatre that explores many types of borders - geographical, political, economic and personal - using a traveling circus as the visual and artistic idea. The festival in New Paltz also offers a variety of activities where students can celebrate the creative process, see one another's work and share experiences. Awards and scholarships in playwriting, acting, criticism, directing and design are also given out at the festival. Todd Moe spoke with SUNY Potsdam thespians Erin Gandia and Brandon Patterson, and Kim Bouchard and Robin Collen, co-chairs of the Dance and Drama Department.  Go to full article
A scene from "Borders". (photo: SUNY Potsdam)
A scene from "Borders". (photo: SUNY Potsdam)

SUNY Potsdam Dancers Present New Take on "Borders"

A new theatrical production opens tonight at SUNY Potsdam. "Borders" explores many types of borders -- political, geographic, economic and personal. It uses a traveling circus as a visual and artistic idea. "Borders" was developed by visiting professor Sigfrido Aguilar along with faculty and students in the Department of Dance & Drama. Aguilar is an expert mime and clown, and runs a theater school in his native Mexico. Todd Moe talks with Aguilar, choreographer Tiffany Rhynard and department co-chair Kim Bouchard.  Go to full article

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