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The Frontier Café – Conversation with Daylyn Paul

Working in a Post-Covid Film Industry

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In this episode of Frontier Cafe, host Milan Zivkovic spoke with fellow CSULB alum Daylyn Paul, a writer and filmmaker based out of Los Angeles. Recorded at Aroma Cafe in Los Angeles, Daylyn and Milan discuss working in a post-Covid film industry, historical representation in films, and how writers function in various productions. We hope you enjoy this discussion between two peers branching into different paths!

About The Guest

Daylyn Paul is a director and writer based out of Los Angeles. A graduate of California State University Long Beach and a recipient of the HFPA directing and writing grant, Daylyn has over eight years of experience in the entertainment industry. She currently works at CBS and ABC as a production assistant. Her previous works include the short film Nothing There Sings (2019) and the TV movie Suggestion Box (2019). Additionally, Daylyn was a casting assistant for the 2019 short film Flawless. She also works as a writer for an Amazon podcast set to release later in 2022.

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The Frontier Café – Conversation with Marek Šulík and Jana Belišová

The Interplay Between Music and Film

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This episode features Slovakian documentary filmmakers Marek Šulík and Jana Belišová. The host, Milan Zivkovic, and the duo discussed their works with Roma music, how film functions as a means of cultural diplomacy, and honest cinema depicting minority voices.

About the Guests

Marek Šulík (1974, Žilina, Slovakia), documentary filmmaker, editor and screenwriter, graduated from the Academy of Musical Arts in Bratislava in Dušan Hanák’s class. He often collaborates on films with non-profit organizations (Media 3, Návrat, IVO, Občan a demokracia, Žudro). In his work, he mainly focuses on social documentaries.

Filmography: Heavy Heart, Bells of Happiness, Cans of Time, I wanted to be a Mother, Cigarettes & Songs.

Jana Belišová, Ph.D. (1965), graduated in 1990 in the field of ethnology and musicology at the Faculty of Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. Presently she works at the Institute of Musicology of the SAS in Bratislava and is the director of CA Žudro. As an author and researcher she was involved in several projects dealing with Roma music such as Phurikane giľa 1and 2 (Ancient Roma Songs), Karačoňa (Roma Christmas Songs), Odi kaľi mačkica (Roma Children Songs), Neve giľa (New Roma Songs), AfterPhurikane (creative dialogue among Roma and non-Roma musicians and singers), Roma Christian Songs, Silalo panori / Cold Water are represented by anthologies of songs, CDs, DVDs, documentary films, concerts, articles and lectures.

Roma music was used by permission of Jana Belišová. We are grateful to her and the civil association Žudro, for sharing these beautiful musical gems with us and our audiences.


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The Frontier Café – Conversation with Fareed Ben-Youssef

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In this first episode of The Frontier Café, host Milan Zivkovic had the pleasure to chat with Dr. Fareed Ben-Youssef, an Assistant Professor in Film and Media at Texas Tech University.

‘We primarily discussed the 2017 film Jupiter’s Moon, directed by Kornél Mundruczó, a Hungarian picture about a Syrian refugee with superpowers who lands in Hungary. Throughout our conversation, we discussed the history of the nation-state, religion, and race in the media. I hope you enjoy our stimulating foray into Jupiter’s Moon and beyond!’

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About Dr. Fareed Ben-Youssef

Dr. Fareed Ben-Youssef is an Assistant Professor in Film & Media at Texas Tech University. He earned his Ph.D. in Film and Media from the University of California, Berkeley. His first project, No Jurisdiction: The Law and Post-9/11 Genre Film, reveals and wrestles with the genre’s multivalent purpose as a tool to normalize state violence and as a potential mode of human rights critique.

His work on global cinema has appeared in journals such as The Journal of Popular Culture and Southwestern American Literature. As part of his efforts to teach outside the classroom, Ben-Youssef has organized myriad university film series and hosted master classes with award-winning directors such as Ari Folman and Ryûsuke Hamaguchi.

Source.

No Jurisdiction: Legal, Political, and Aesthetic Disorder in Post-9/11 Genre Cinema

Publisher: State University of New York Press, 2022


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