Kudos to YouTube

By |2020-01-03T13:38:45-05:00October 14th, 2010|Blog|

Earlier this year we reported on YouTube's removal and subsequent restoration of videos by dance-artist Amy Greenfield. At that point we voiced serious concerns about the lack of an appeals process for individuals who believe that their work has been unfairly removed from the site as well as the absence of "art" in the list of exceptions to the YouTube [...]

Landmark Obscenity Trial: HOWL film and discussion, Friday 9/24

By |2020-01-03T13:38:35-05:00September 23rd, 2010|Blog|

Beat-icon Allen Ginsberg is getting a resurgence of attention, 13 years after his death at the age of 70. A movie based on the story behind Ginsberg's signature poem, HOWL, opens this Friday, September 24. It stars James Franco as the young poet embroiled in a 1957 obscenity trial over the poem, which ended in a landmark win for free [...]

Join us on Saturday to view the winning YFEN films!

By |2020-01-03T13:37:29-05:00March 24th, 2010|Blog|

On March 27 from 1-4 at the New York Film Academy, NCAC partners with Kahlil Almustafa, Emily Kunstler, Reel Works, and Global Action Project for an afternoon of making connections and exploring the power of youth-made media. Stop by to view the winning films from our annual Film Contest (Free Speech in School - Does it Exist?)!  Hip hop poet [...]

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