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2007 Fall MFA Documentary Film Screening

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 7:30pm

This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

 

The Documentary Film and Video MFA Program in the Art & Art History Department presents 8 short 16mm films created by MFA documentary first year students.

Q&A and reception will follow.

 

 

 

 

 

IN SCREENING ORDER:

 

 

Bob's Knee

Bob had a simple question: "How do we walk?" But, how does one solve this problem? Read a book? Talk to a doctor or physiologist? “No,” Bob says, "the way to really know how something works is to make a model of it."

 

Roz (and Joshua)

by Charlene Music

Roz was separated from Joshua when he was seven months old. Twelve years have passed, yet, with hope and an unbreakable spirit, Roz lives for the time when they will be reunited.

 

If No War?

by Tanya Sleiman

A meditation on strength and companionship through the life story of Yoshi, a 30-year California resident born in pre-WWII Japan.

 

Bloodsucker

by Meghan O'Hara

Huge numbers of abandoned homes, left vacant by foreclosure, have communities facing a new form of suburban blight.

 

Room for Two

by Jeffrey Seth Colen

This film profiles a working homeless family living in Silicon Valley.

 

Tick Tock

Not long ago our relationship with time was as fixed as the setting sun, but we have since discovered ways to control time.

 

Lotus

by Nilima Abrams

An exploration of a father's time at the San Francisco Zen Center and how his life’s journey taught him significant lessons that impacted his family in unforseeable ways.

 

A Different Color Blue

by Melanie Levy

Despite a tragedy that altered his life forever, Charles Blackwell finds hope in his dusty art studio tucked away in the Tenderloin in San Francisco.