Student Organized Film Festival

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Cooper Union Film Festival 

Wednesday 4/26 - Program 1: Kick off screening and opening reception, Rose Auditorium 9pm

Friday 4/28 - Program 2: Anthology Film Archives 7pm

Saturday 4/29 - Program 3: Anthology Film Archives 12pm

Sponsored by the School of Art

***Additional Program TBD***

Located in The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, at 41 Cooper Square (on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets)

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.