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The art of chaos: CTVA professor and her students make a documentary about the Northridge earthquake

The art of chaos: CTVA professor and her students make a documentary about the Northridge earthquake

Alex Vejar

January 17, 2014

During the immediate aftermath of the devastating 1994 Northridge earthquake, which reduced much of the Cal State Northridge campus to rubble, one film professor and a large group of her students saw an opportunity to record history.  “I always think that it’s the responsibility of storytellers to ...

“Let Them Eat Cake” documents worldwide food disparity

“Let Them Eat Cake” documents worldwide food disparity

Vera Castaneda

October 15, 2013

CSUN students, alumni, faculty and staff watched a Mexican baker recall seeing a mother comfort her wailing infant by feeding it Coca-Cola in a baby bottle on the screen of the Elaine and Alan Armer Theater. The documentary sneak preview “Let Them Eat Cake” juxtaposed images of poverty and malnutri...

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