Visual arts junior Anhar Karim and seniors Alex Ford and Chanyoung Park screen recent films as part of a film festival hosted by the Program in Visual Arts.

Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:30 p.m.
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street.

Free and open to public.


A Film by Chanyoung Park

madame citron

Written by Chanyoung Park ’17
Shot by Ioannis Zacharopoulos
Starring Julie Maillard (Sophie) & Aude Barlatier (Madame Peyroux)
In French, with English subtitles
Shot on location in Aix-en-Provence
Run time: 26:16

Sophie is an American college student who goes to Aix-en-Provence on a summer, home-stay French language program, where she gets placed in the home of Madame Peyroux, an eccentric old lady who lives alone. One day, Madame Peyroux asks Sophie to accompany her to an elegant Auto show, but things don’t always go as planned.

Park will present a mini-exhibition on behind-the-scenes from the film during April 24-26 in the basement at 185 Nassau Street. Public hours to visit the mini-exhibition are weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Watch Chanyoung’s short film Même, co-winner of Princeton University Center for Human Values 2016 Short Movie Prize.



A Film by Alex Ford

zanmim stillWritten & directed by Alex Ford ’17
Shot by Gerson Leiva ’16 & Godson Prevot
Starring Jean Kenley (Madness) & Niguel Williams (Alex)
Shot on location in Haiti
Run time: 18:46

Zanmim means “my friend” in Haitian Creole. Following Haiti’s earthquake in 2010, a spoiled Alex traveled to Haiti to help with relief efforts, but he didn’t know he would make a lifelong friend in Madness, a young man he worked with in a warehouse organizing medical supplies. Alex considers meeting Madness to be one of the most significant points in his life, as Madness has taught him what it means to chase dreams.

Read a recent article published by Princeton Alumni Weekly for more on Alex and the story behind Zanmim:



A Film by Anhar Karim

the activistWritten, edited & directed by Anhar Karim ’18
Shot by Mariah Wilson ’18
Starring Anhar Karim and E. Harper Nora Jeremijenko-Conley ’20
Run time: 15:27

The Activist tells the story of two friends trying to negotiate their relationship and emotions on the night of the 2016 presidential election results.


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