Around CoMo

918 Blanc Studio welcomes their new storefront, Shop Blanc, that focuses on high quality skin and hair care

In April, self-care store Shop Blanc opened their doors, bringing a slew of new hair, face and body care products to the Columbia community.


CoMo200 Task Force, other local organizations help community celebrate Columbia bicentennial

Columbia residents visited a variety of events celebrating the city’s history, art and more.


Delphine’s Prayers’ offers deep-seated representation of life of Cambodian immigrant

Rosine Mbakam’s acclaimed documentary recounts the sorrowful tale of Delphine, a Cambodian immigrant now living in Belgium, to moviegoers at Columbia’s True/False Film Fest.


Solemn, quiet film ‘Petit Samedi’ wraps up True/False

This short Belgian feature film employs a still camera and a limited setting to create emotional depth.


Sam Elfanbaum captures life on East Campus on Instagram @eastcampusphotobook

The account showcases life on East Campus, allows for student engagement and sparks nostalgia among followers.


True/False: ‘The Two Faces of a Bamiléké Woman’ channels the intimacy of a mother and daughter

Director Rosine Mbakam bridges the gap between a Cameroon village and the audience with her personal connection to her mother and the place she grew up.


True/False: ‘The Grocer’s Son’ trudges through standard plot

The documentary about nonfiction filmmaking resorts to interesting scenery and characters, yet lacks interest in its storyline.