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"People’s Park" a single-shot film by Libbie D. Cohn & J.P. Sniadecki

Sunday, March 31 2013
Harvard Film Archive
24 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA
7 pm

Filmmakers in Person.


Members of A2722 Sonic Ethnography class are presenting a panel at the Megapolis Audio Festival at the New School in NYC in April. More Information.

NYT: Taking It to the Limit: In ‘People’s Park,’ (J.P. Sniadecki, PhD candidate Athropology) One Long Shot to Tell a Story.

02.22.11 Foreign Parts, a video by FSC fellow Véréna PARAVEL and Social Anth PhD student J.P. Sniadecki, wins the Best Film award at DocsBarcelona Film Festival, and plays for a week at MoMA, New York, March 10-16. Foreign Parts also has won the Prize for Best Film at Punto de Vista.

01.29.11The McGill Daily: "The Intelligence of the Senses: The movement to bring human experience into academia" by Megan Galeucia and Ariel Appel.

01.20.11 Anthropology News, January 2011: Read "Aesthetic Experience and Applied Acoustemology: Blue Sky, White River Liner Notes" by Stephanie Spray (PhD candidate, Social Anthropology Program).

12.06.10 J.P. Sniadecki wins the Prize for Most Innovative Film from the Sardinia International Ethnographic Film Festival for "Chaiqian/Demolition." The jury's official statement proclaimed: "A statement about observation, the photographic frame, and the qualities of digital photography that allow us to enter the world of Chinese migrant workers and the rapidly changing urban landscape of Chengdu; the deep phenomelogically informed style results in a detailed and sensuous ethnography."

11.29.10. Foreign Parts, a film by Véréna Paravel and J.P. Sniadecki (USA) wins 'Best Ethno-Anthropological Film' at the 51st Festival Dei Popoli "for its courage of questioning the traditional approach of anthropological research by choosing the U.S. as the object of its investigation. The desperate community living in the Willets Point junk-yard embodies the conflicts of the American Dream."

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