2010 Winter MFA Documentary Film Screening
Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 7:30pm
Free and open to the public
Screening of four 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:
A Gentle Sport
by John Rory Fraser and Jenni Nelson (8 min.)
A visit to the Palo Alto Lawn Bowls Club, one of the largest lawn bowling clubs in the United States. The film explores a distinctly English game in an American context, and examines its appeal and its future.
Sick Wid It
by Ryan Malloy and Briar March (10 min.)
Seen through the eyes of Antoine Sawyer, a talented TURF dancer, Sick Wid It explores how one dance style, born on the rough streets of Oakland, is giving youth a way to express themselves on the dance floor and in life.
by Sara Newens and Mina T. Son (12 min.)
With hard work and family sacrifice, a young table tennis champion works toward becoming one of the top players in the world.