NYIT Hosts Student Film Fest; Spike Lee, Rik Cordero Featured Panelists 5/20

NYIT's Film Festival will be held on May 20 in Manhattan and will feature a variety of student films, voted on by a panel of faculty and prominent guest panelists, including:

Spike Lee, renowned film director, producer, writer, and actor
• Rik Cordero, award-winning independent music video, commercial, and film director
• Dwayne "DC" Coles, director, producer, writer, and actor
• Gerald Barclay, director, producer, and writer
Film screenings will be followed by panel discussion and Q&A with the guest directors.

WHERE: NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, located at 1871 Broadway, between 61st and
62nd Streets in New York City.

WHEN: Thursday, May 20, 2010 from 6 to 9:30 p.m.

About NYIT
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), founded in 1955, offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in more than 90 fields of study, including architecture and interior design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 15,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses. Led by President Edward Guiliano, NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. To date, 81,500 students have graduated from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.


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