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2011 Spring MFA Documentary Film Screening

Friday, June 10, 2011 - 7:30pm

Free and open the public


Eight short films by First Year students in the MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video.

Q&A with Filmmakers and Reception to Follow





by Anna Moot-Levin  (6 min.)
A journey into the world of carnivorous plants where nature has taken an unexpected twist.

A Changed Landscape

by Tijana Petrović    (7 min.)
This conceptual film observes the mundane lives of cows, donkeys, ducks and humans, and the changing world that they inhabit.


by Sara Mott  (5 min.)
Following shopping carts out of stores and into the streets, Cartography charts an alternative landscape of material culture in American life.

Sokak Sokak
(Street by Street)

by Duygu Eruçman  (7 min.)
As the filmmaker wanders around the streets of San Francisco, she navigates through the urban environment as well as her innermost thoughts.


by Adam J. Smith  (6 min.)
A Tibetan monk describes his transition into American life and the challenge of setting up a monastery for fellow exiled monks.


by Laura Green  (8 min.)
The filmmaker takes the experience of her little brother, living in post-earthquake Tokyo, as a point of departure for this exploration of how we deal with the possibility of disaster.

Guerrilla Art

by Paul Donatelli  (6 min.)
An artist remembers his violent and traumatic past and the connection this has with his current artistic work.


by Paul Meyers  (6 min.)
Shot entirely at night, this film contemplates the mood and visual appeal of the evening hours.