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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Student filmmaker and presenter at Westflix Ian Kims film My Sisters in the Stars: The Star of Lee Yong-Soo received the Audience Choice Award for his film.

20 Years of Westflix

Kriste An, Assistant A&E Editor March 22, 2023

Edie Cohen ’24 said she felt her heart flutter as she sat in the Million Dollar Theater, awaiting the screening of the 16 student films about to be showcased at Westflix. Cohen stared at the screen,...

Students at the CAIS festival sing six songs, including John Donnes At the Round Earths Imagined Corners and Javier Bustos Esta Tierra.

Singing for Success

Averie Perrin and Ella Yadegar February 17, 2022

Several Chamber Singers members participated in the 2022 California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) Honor Choir Ensembles at Viewpoint School on Feb. 5. The CAIS festival featured students...

LAHSO hosts annual festival online

James Hess May 14, 2021

The Latin American Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted its third annual festival virtually May 7. Open to the entire school community, the event is usually held outdoors and includes song,...

Wider Than The Sky poetry festival kicks off April 10

Will Sheehy April 6, 2021

The Wider Than The Sky Poetry Festival, organized by students and faculty, begins virtually April 10. This will be the fifth Wider Than The Sky festival, with the others being held in 2014, 2016, 2017...

Junior organizes 24-hour event to stage original plays

Sarah Healy March 1, 2019

The first ever student-run Pop-Up Play Festival, also known as the “24 Hour Play Festival,” will occur in Rugby Theater on March 8 and 9. Over the course of these two days, participants will write,...

During the schools first-ever journalism festival Through the Looking Glass, guest speaker and CEO of The Latest Jeff Hall encourages students to participate in internships to further their education in journalism.  The festival included workshops with industry professionals, as well as keynote speaker Peter Hamby.  Credit: Tanisha Gunby/Chronicle

Industry professionals, students convene at first-ever journalism festival

Tanisha Gunby February 10, 2019

Students and advisers from schools in the Los Angeles area attended workshops co-led by industry professionals and student volunteers at the school's first-ever journalism festival, "Through the Looking...

Alumna, author of fiction novel leads workshops for student playwrights

Sarah Lee October 11, 2016

Lindsey Rosin ’03 spoke to students interested in submitting plays to this year’s Playwrights Festival the writing and editing process of plays and the importance of being passionate about one’s...

Film Festival holds renaming contest

Jesse Nadel September 27, 2015

The Harvard-Westlake Film Festival is holding a contest for students to submit their ideas to rename the festival in order to give it a more inclusive image. The contest ends Oct. 5, when the faculty...

Vietnam Initiative Project video wins award in festival

Katie Plotkin November 19, 2014

The Vietnam Initiative Project’s video, "My Aunt Kim," was named a Short Film Official Selection in the Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival Oct. 3-4. The video also received the Audience Award at...

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