The mitZine and the MITSC are happy to announce the first-ever FIMS Film Festival, coming to the McKellar Theatre on March 1, 2012. We are accepting submissions (read more after the jump). The afternoon will feature student submissions, a People’s Choice contest, Oscar-nominated FIMS instructor Keith Tomasek, and TIFF 2010 “Official Selection” MODRA, starring MIT’s Aleco Gammal. Come out to support your peers and enjoy an afternoon of great entertainment! Learn more about submissions: Continue reading →
For the third year in a row there will be no elections in FIMS.
Third year MTP student Jordan Coop will be next year’s president of the MITSC, while third year MIT student Kelly Mark will be the MITSC’s Vice President External (USC Councillor). Coop and Mark will succeed incumbents Zach Valliant and Jess Bronstein, respectively, in May. Continue reading →
“Art, and specifically collage making, is one of the easiest ways to produce a good piece of artwork… Specifically for students in sub-Saharan Africa, it is a very therapeutic way to deal with grief and their emotions”
Last Tuesday, I had the opportunity to meet with Hendrikus Bervoets, the founder of Art for AIDS International, to speak about his plans for the 10th Anniversary of the organization and to hear of any new initiatives that Western students could get involved in. Continue reading →
What better way to spend the FIMS University Student Fund then bring Justin Nozuka to London? I can’t think of any. And neither could the crowds of screaming fans that blocked every imaginable exit of the London Music Hall last Wednesday at the MITSC-provided concert. I began to worry how I was ever going to make it out past all of them in the case of an emergency. Continue reading →
It’s an exciting time of year for all the FIMS fans out there. Between events and applications and ITR and midterms and recovering from reading week (still?) there’s a lot going on and an awful lot of stuff to keep track of. Thankfully, your friendly neighbourhood mitZine has you covered.
Here’s all the big stuff going on in FIMS for the rest of the year.