2010 Fall MFA Documentary Film Screening
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 7:30pm
Free and open to the public
Screening of eight short films created by first year students in the MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video. Q&A with filmmakers and reception to follow.
IN SCREENING ORDER:
by Paul Meyers
Discarded pens take on new life in this portrait of artist and designer Costas Schuler.
by Duygu Eruçman
Through reflections about American football, the film explores how the game becomes a space for experiencing American culture.
by Adam J. Smith
Clientele of the St. Francis Fountain in San Francisco explore the nostalgia associated with one of the city's oldest diners.
by Paul Donatelli
A portrait of a retired professional boxer as he reflects on his life and career through poetry he has written.
Still in Motion
by Anna Moot-Levin
Using innovative approaches to improve his agility, Telemachus Clay fights to stay active and independent as he loses control over his body to Parkinson's disease.
by Laura Green
This team portrait looks at Polynesian women in East Palo Alto who find community through rugby.
by Sara Mott
Shellie has spent the past thirty years constructing an ideal life for herself. Life Size explores the surprising ways in which Shellie's world writ small measures up to everyday reality.
Back to Land
by Tijana Petrović
A meditation on the sight of a blue whale beached on a California shore. The film observes the onlookers and the nature of their looking.