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October 3rd saw the return of our annual Entertainment Forum, and we were delighted to welcome actress Kate Walsh as our guest of honor this year. 

This is an amazing opportunity for current students to spend four weeks over the summer working on a real production and utilizing the stunning facilities of the Terni Film Studios.

The course breaks down like this:

Sephardi Voices Executive Director Henry Green and Media Director David Langer held production workshops here at the American University of Rome in 2017 and there was a pilot project to interview members of Libyan Jewish community in Italy. Rome is home to thousands of Libyan Jews who fled their country after the 1967 Arab-Israel war. The last Jew in Libya was an 80-year-old woman who left the country in 2003. “They were displaced and persecuted,” said AUR's Professor Villani (Film and Digital Media). “These are stories of people starting a new life somewhere else, stories of loss and dealing with psychological issues. Students interested in writing get lots of stories, some sad, dramatic, even tragic. But it’s an all-around positive experience. Everyone has a different, unique take on it.”

Susan & Thomas is a stream of consciousness narrative inspired by Susan Sontag's first encounter with her then literary idol Thomas Mann as an admiring 14 year old high schooler with literary ambitions living in 1947 LA, and it is based on Sontag's 1987 New Yorker magazine essay "Pil

EmoryEach semester, a host of U.S. study abroad students arrive at AUR’s beautiful Rome campus to experience Italian culture and enrich their studies.

'Three is a Crowd' is the debut album of The HAND and comes out on CD, Vinyl and Digital on November 17 on Goodfellas Records.

"Harry Shindler is one of the most inspiring people I have met in recent years.

One of the best ways to get your new films noticed is to have them shown at Film Festivals. These festivals happen across the globe and are becoming increasingly popular. However, you need to know how the selection process works to ensure you have the best chance to be selected.

The Republic of Cyprus was established in 1960. At the time the UK, as the formal imperial power, retained two Sovereign Base Areas that are officially UK territory - equivalent to 3% of the territory of Cyprus.

11 Feb 2019, 19:00
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