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Christopher Connor completed his B.A. in Film and Media Studies and his minor in Italian Studies at UCSB. While in school, he won several awards and scholarships for his screenplays and academic writing. They include the Paul N. and Elinor T. Lazarus Scholarship, the Dorothy and Sherrill C. Corwin Award, and the Alexander Sesonske Prize, among several others. If he’s not busy writing, he enjoys reading, watching films, and eating lots of vegan pizza.

A Few Important Films from Abbas Kiarostami: Essential Viewing For Tumultuous Times

Abbas Kiarostami was an Iranian filmmaker that was part of the Iranian New Wave, a movement concerning self-reflexive and humanistic films.

Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare): A Film That Will Set Your Heart On Fire

More people died, many were saved. Fire At Sea is an expression of pure sorrow and joy inextricably linked together; the story of their