Columbia School of the Arts Visits Rio de Janeiro, Plans New Programs

November 13, 2013

Columbia School of the Arts Dean Carol Becker recently visited Rio de Janeiro with Columbia Film Program Chair Ira Deutchmen and Professor Richard Peña to plan new collaborative programs for the coming year with local partners. A screening of four film shorts from the 2013 Columbia Film Festival, followed by a festive reception, commemorated these innovative developments and showcased the accomplishments of Columbia film students.  A public panel discussion the following afternoon featured animated debate regarding the new challenges presented by emerging technologies and platforms.