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New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2017 Screening

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Synopsis: Best of the Summer 2017 New Jersey International Film Festival - Part 1 First Bloom – Tingting Liu (Nanjing, Jiang Su Province, China) Kedi – Ceyda Torun (Istanbul, Turkey)
Start Time: Friday, October 13, 2017 7:00 PM
End Time: Friday, October 13, 2017 9:30 PM
Location: Voorhees Hall Incl Zimmerli Art Museum
Address: 71 Hamilton Street
Campus: College Avenue
Room: 105
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: $12 General,$10 Student/Senior
Sponsor: The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center; The Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies/School of Arts and Sciences; Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission/Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Category: Film
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Contact Name: Al Nigrin
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Contact Phone: (848) 932-8482
Additional Information: Best of the Summer 2017 New Jersey International Film Festival - Part 1 First Bloom – Tingting Liu (Nanjing, Jiang Su Province, China) This lovely animated film tells the story of the budding friendship between a servant and a princess in ancient China. 2017; 5 min. Co-sponsored by the Rutgers University Confucius Institute! Kedi – Ceyda Torun (Istanbul, Turkey) Hundreds of thousands of cats freely roam the streets of Istanbul, Turkey’s capital city. Wandering in and out of people’s lives, they are an essential part of the small neighborhoods that make up the daily life of the city. Claiming no owners, the cats of Istanbul live between two worlds, neither wild nor tame — and they bring joy and purpose to the caretakers who feed and look after them. Filmmaker Ceyda Torun presents endearing and intimate portraits of eight such cats and their caretakers. Closely following along, as the cats nimbly navigate their way through Istanbul’s streets, this tender-hearted documentary presents the city through the eyes of its most free-spirited citizens: its felines. In Turkish, subtitled. 2017; 80 min. Co-Sponsored by the Rutgers University Zimmerli Art Museum!
Target Audience: Current Students,  Rutgers 250,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families