New York University's Fusion Film Festival will open its fourth edition Thursday March 1 and continue through March 3. The event spotlights the work of women directors and cinematographers "at every stage of development." The event is student organized. Thursday night's offering included a discussion with Oscar-winning doc filmmaker, Barbara Kopple, preceded by a screening of her latest (co-directed with Cecilia Peck), "Shut Up & Sing." For more information and a list of events, visit their website. [Brian Brooks]