Cinema & Media Arts News

Slavoj Zizek
May 24, 2016

“Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy” with Slavoj Žižek

Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy 2016 is one of the first conferences in North America to explore film-philosophy and discuss its origins, present state and possible future. The “Elvis of cultural theory” Slavoj Žižek gives a public talk, moderated by York University English Professor Ian Balfour, on May 24 at 8pm at TIFF Bell Lightbox.


Film still from Operation Avalanche
April 27, 2016

York U film talent shines at Hot Docs 2016

From festival openers to adventurous works for non-traditional screens, York University talent makes a big impact on Hot Docs, North America's largest documentary film festival.


Photo courtesy of Lifeline Syria
December 16, 2015

AMPD for Syria initiative will welcome a refugee family to our community

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design is participating in the Lifeline Syria Challenge in response to the current refugee crisis resulting from war in Syria. In the team AMPD For Syria, staff, students and faculty are coming together to sponsor a family of four to resettle in GTA.