Join GS Student Life for a series of talkback discussions on movies that shed light on critical social justice topics. During this session students will view and discuss key elements in the short film CODA with GS Alumnus, Isaac Zablocki ‘03GS. CODA tells the story of a young dancer who struggles with her bi-cultural identity -- growing up hearing in a Deaf family. She meets a confident young Deaf drummer who stirs up old conflicted feelings. The Zoom link to participate will be emailed to registrants 30 minutes prior to the start of the event. If you have not received the Zoom link at this time please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Isaac Zablocki '03GS is the Director of Film Programs at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. He attended Columbia University and went on to work at a major arthouse film studio. Previously, he produced and directed feature films and developed film educational programs for the Department of Education. Since 2004, Isaac has been developing film programs at the JCC including the ReelAbilities Film Festival - the largest disability film festival in the world, the Israel Film Center including the acclaimed Other Israel Film Festival, which focuses on Arab and minority populations in Israel, and Cinematters: NY Social Justice Film Festival.