Moviola Redux

September 23, 2014 4:47 PM

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Moviola Redux

Once upon a time there was a film school at NYU called simply The Institute of Film and Television, not to be confused today with a more high falutin' Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television. Maurice Kanbar, it seems, contributed pot full's of dough he accumulated selling Skyy Vodka and wanted his name in lights, so to speak.

Flashback: The ninth floor in NYU's East Building, home of the film school. The corridors are abuzz with activity. Dressed down longhairs of both sexes wander through the halls clutching film textbooks with evocative titles like The Grammar of Film and The Filmmakers Art. A stocky young guy comes wa...

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