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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Right on: Participants for The Righteous Conversations Project direct their film and begin a scene during a digital workshop.  Printed with permission of Rachel Fiddler

Students develop digital public service announcements, short films in workshop

Kristin Kuwada September 9, 2016

The Righteous Conversations Project held two programs this summer at Feldman-Horn gallery to bring together Holocaust survivors, who shared their stories, and students from multiple schools. The project...

Students view HW Go! films

Sophie Cohen February 12, 2016

Student films produced during the summer HW Go! Cambodia Digital Storytelling Adventure were screened yesterday in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Filmmakers visited the cities of Battamberg, Phnom Penh and Siem...

Student film festival to honor 10 films, PSAs

Emily Rahhal May 27, 2015

Ten student films will receive awards at the Los Angeles Student Film Festival May 30. Students from several Los Angeles schools created these films during a Harvard-Westlake summer program. Honored filmmakers...

BLACC screens ‘Dear White People’

Sammi Handler February 11, 2015

The BLACC will screen the satirical film “Dear White People,” which focuses on a group of four black students attending a primarily white college, from 2 – 5 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Ahmanson Lecture...

Rwanda films screen on Oct. 29

Lauren Kim October 26, 2014

Films made by students who visited Rwanda last year screened in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Oct. 29. The 14 students who made these documentaries spent 10 days in Africa interviewing the Rwandan people and...

Domestic violence PSAs screen in Ahmanson

Eugenia Ko October 14, 2014

Public service announcement videos for the I CAN WE CAN: Films to End Domestic Violence program premiered on Wednesday Oct. 15, for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The films screened in Ahmanson Lecture...

Rwanda films to screen Oct. 29

Lauren Kim October 14, 2014

Films made by students who visited Rwanda last year will screen in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Oct. 29. The 14 students who made these documentaries spent 10 days in Africa interviewing the Rwandan people...

O’Malley films documentary about Luebtow’s fountain

September 4, 2012

By Jivani Gengatharan   Visual arts teacher Kevin O’Malley created two documentaries about fellow art teacher John Luebtow’s fountain Venus Vitae located in the heart of Century...

Deadline nears for entries to March Film Festival

November 16, 2011

By Eric Greenberg The 2012 Film Festival will be held on March 16 at the Arclight Cinverama Dome. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 1. Upper School Visual Arts Head Cheri Gaulke, Cinema Studies teacher...

Oscar-nominated director gives tips to summer filmmaking camp

July 8, 2011

by Shyan Zakeri and J.J. Woronoff   Jason Reitman ’95, director of "Juno", showed a group of aspiring film makers in Feldman-Horn auditorium, half a dozen trailers from some of his...

Video program receives Directors’ Award

May 26, 2009

By Ester Khachatryan The video program received a Director’s Award from the Westport Youth Film Festival in Connecticut. "Harvard- Westlake has consistently provided our festival with terrific films,"...

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