Public Engagement

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Kinoscope - Scary Mother film screening and discussion with filmmaker Ana Urushadze

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium (Room N101), Sheila C. Johnson Design Center 66 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10003

Kinoscope is a screening series sponsored by The New School's School of Media Studies, aiming to enhance the awareness and understanding of the film and filmmaking process by screening a wide variety of national and international films. Pawel Wieszczecinski, Kinoscope's programmer and producer, and Media Studies faculty member Marcus Turner, will discuss the film after the presentation. 

Georgian filmmaker Ana Urushadze won the Golden Leopard award for her film debut Scary Mother (Georgian: Sashishi Deda), in the Best First Feature category at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland. It also received an independent jury prize. At the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival, the film won the top prize, the Heart of Sarajevo. It was selected as the Georgian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. 

Following the screening of Scary Mother, filmmaker Ana Urushadze will discuss her work. Kinoscope is proud to present this prestigious film and filmmaker. 

A reception will follow the screening.

Sponsored by the School of Media Studies.

Event Type

Film and Media Screenings


General Public


International and Global


Schools of Public Engagement, School of Media Studies



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