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2013 Fall MFA Documentary Film Screening

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building

Free and open to the public




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








Counting the Dead

by Catharine Axley (7 min.)
A former city librarian's 50 year-long quest to account for the names of those who died in the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire.

Hauled Out

by Melissa Langer (4 min.)
A Captain and his two-man crew ready their boat and their minds before the onset of crab season.

Justice is a Warm Cupcake

by R.J. Lozada (4 min.)
An attorney and advocate fights Islamophobia, one cupcake at a time.

Perpetual Ed

by Max Good (5 min.)
An eccentric musician faces his imminent death with cynicism, humor, and defiance.

Funny Work

by Kristine Stolakis (5 min.)
A portrait of two San Francisco based comedians beginning their careers in making people laugh.

Last Stop in Santa Rosa

by Elizabeth Lo (5 min.)
An animal hospice called Bright Haven opens its doors to elderly and disabled pets that would have otherwise been euthanized.


New Mission

by Chris Giamo (5 min.)
A Chicano man endures the loss of his community in San Francisco's Mission District.

The Columbarium

by Tyler Trumbo (4 min.)

As the sole caretaker of over 80,000 deceased at the San Francisco Columbarium, Emmitt Watson can't help but see life in the midst of death.