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2014 Spring MFA Documentary Film Screening

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Annenberg Auditorium

Free and open to the public.




Screening of eight short films by First Year students in the MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video. Q&A with Filmmakers and Reception to follow.






The Sound Inside

 by Tyler Trumbo - 7 min.
An experiential look into the lives of individuals with hearing loss, and the challenges they face to stay connected to the world they have always known.


by Chris Giamo - 10 min.
A portrait of dust mitigation on Owens Lake.

In Port

by Catharine Axley - 11 min.
With a few hours leave from their container ships, seafarers from around the world reflect on their lives at sea and away from home.

Distance Between

by R.J. Lozada - 9 min.
A personal exploration between nucleotides and oceans.

The Typist

by Kristine Stolakis - 8 min.
A gay Korean War Vet reflects on his time as the office clerk tasked with writing the discharges of outed gay seamen.

Terms of Intimacy

by Melissa Langer - 9 min.
A glimpse into the emerging industry of professional cuddling.

goodbye oldschool

by Max Good - 12 min.
A filmmaker confronts nostalgia for his old crew of friends and a long-standing falling out.


Hotel 22

by Elizabeth Lo - 10 min.
Each night in Silicon Valley, worlds collide on a public bus that transforms into an unofficial shelter for the homeless.