2012 MFA Thesis Documentary Film Screening
Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Free and open to the public
8 THESIS FILMS
Screening of eight thesis films by Second Year Students in the MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video. Q&A with filmmakers and reception will follow.
LISTED IN SCREENING ORDER:
The Corner Garden
by Duygu Eruçman - 14 min.
Can kale chips replace Cheetos? In this small garden in East Oakland, a group of teenagers struggle to grow their own vegetables, and think about the food they eat in a different way.
The Words in the Margins
by Sara Mott - 15 min.
Two men from different backgrounds forge a unique friendship as they journey to find their places in the world.
by Tijana Petrović - 20 min.
A District in Bosnia is shadowed by predicaments.
The Life of a Language
by Paul Donatelli - 16min.
One Native American family struggles to save their native language from dying amidst the obstacles, both historical and modern, they face in their everyday lives.
by Adam J. Smith - 15 min.
Three immigrant actors grapple with established stereotypes in the Hollywood film industry.
by Paul Meyers - 15 min.
In this playful essay film, the filmmaker explores our culture's discomfort with all things many-legged.
by Laura Green - 20 min.
The small, tight-knit community of Vashon Island has become a reluctant poster child for the growing debate around childhood vaccinations. This portrait of an island community digs beneath the surface to investigate the tensions between individual choices and collective responsibilities.
Track by Track
by Anna Moot-Levin - 15 min.
A young sketch artist with autism journeys from the world of his imagination into adulthood.