December 6, 2022

"Unleased Gala 2022"

Thank you to the donors, board members, alumni, faculty, students, and staff who made "Unleashed 2022" a resounding success. Because of these combined efforts, Columbia raised more than $750,000, benefiting Persistence Scholarships. These invaluable scholarships often make the difference for students who need support to persist to graduation.

Columbia Honors Robert Townsend With First Columbia Icon Award

Chicago actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director was honored at student-produced scholarship gala "Unleashed 2022."


Google Play Names Mental Health App Developed by Columbia Team 'Best App for Good'

Created by a team that includes Associate Professor Bill Guschwan and past and present Columbia students, the STIGMA app makes Google Play’s "Best of 2022" list.

Columbia Presents Written Image Awards to Student and Alum Screenwriters

On Nov. 28, Columbia College Chicago hosted its annual event to honor Cinema and Television Arts students and alums.

‘Twilight Zone’ and the Pandemic Inspired Artist Kaitlyn Beiriger’s South Loop Mural | Chicago Sun-Times 

Columbia College Chicago Illustration Alum Kaitlyn Beiriger '20 talked to the Chicago Sun-Times about how the pandemic and the Twilight Zone inspired her first mural, titled “Time Piece,” which she painted in August 2021 on Columbia's 1014 S. Michigan Ave. building.

Exploring the Hope and Harshness of 1970s Chicago Through John H. White’s Photography | Far Out Magazine

The work of renowned photojournalist and Columbia Adjunct Professor John H. White was the subject of a recent piece in Far Out Magazine.

'Emancipation' More Than Cinematic Dive Into Slavery | WGN News

Cinema and Television Arts Associate Professor Karla Fuller talked to WGN News about portrayals of slavery in film and television. 

BABYLON Advance Screening With Diego Calva

FREE advance screening of BABYLON followed by a Q&A with lead actor Diego Calva. Open to all Columbia faculty, staff, and students. RSVP to attend, entry is first come, first served.

December 7
5 - 9 p.m.
Film Row Cinema
1104 S. Wabash Ave., Floor 8
Register here

"Micah McCoy: Minor Prophet" Opening Reception

"Minor Prophet," loosely based on the Judeo-Christian story of Job, witnesses a family faced with an existential crisis in a chillingly desperate landscape. This series blurs the line between traditional documentary and the fictional, leveraging the illusion of photographic truth to allow the individual characters in the narrative to function as surrogates in mythmaking.

December 8 
5 - 7 p.m.
C33 Gallery
33 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., Floor 1
Register here

MFA CTVA Thesis Screening FA22

Join Cinema and Television Arts MFA filmmakers screening their short films: The Good Bunch by Sophie Cohn and Portrait by Karthik Prasad. A Q&A with the filmmakers will follow the screening.

December 9
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Film Row Cinema
1104 S. Wabash Ave., Floor 8
Register here

Calumet in Dub Exhibition

"Calumet in Dub" consists of an 8-channel speaker installation resulting from Norman W. Long’s research-based work delving into the ecology and soundscapes of the Southeast Side of Chicago along the Calumet and Little Calumet River area. Long has investigated how housing, labor, and environmental activism have coalesced in this location. The population demographics, ecological information, pollution statistics as well as direct field recordings from the Calumet region provide the raw data that Long utilizes to create sonic experiences.

Through February 17, 2023
Glass Curtain Gallery
1104 S. Wabash Ave., Floor 1
Register here


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