• Rémy Poisson

    looking back on the ivy film fesitval

    post- recaps the six feature film premieres

    April 26, 2018
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    #TAKEMEANYWHERE Directed by Shia LaBeouf, Nastja Säde Rönkkö, and Luke Turner, available to watch on Vimeo Shia LaBeouf just wants to make friends. His 2016 piece, #TAKEMEANYWHERE, is a 44-minute documentary made with Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner that follows the trio as they spend a month “hitchhiking the internet”—tweeting out their location and […]

    the battle of forgetting

    viet thanh nguyen rewrites the vietnam war experience

    April 12, 2018
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    “I’m a refugee. It feels funny to say that because if you look at me, it’s obvious that I made the transition from refugee to bourgeoisie,” said Viet Thanh Nguyen as he stood in front of a packed room in Pembroke Hall on Wednesday night. Just moments before, as Nguyen first took the podium, he […]

    the value of simplicity

    a conversation with the brown marching band

    March 22, 2018
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    It has almost been one year since I last played music with a band. At the start of my freshman year, I made the difficult choice to drop music and set aside time for other pursuits, and up to now I had swept feelings of regret and treasured band memories to the back of my […]

    narrativizing the self

    merits, pitfalls, and non-conclusions

    March 8, 2018
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    Just over a year ago, my friend S was diagnosed with: bipolar mood disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, bulimia nervosa, and anorexia nervosa.         S’s eyes glossed over the list once, twice, thrice. She held the letters in her palm, pressed them into her skin to see what would happen. She watched as they sunk into […]