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2015 Fall MFA Documentary Film Screening

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Cubberley Auditorium

Free and open to the public

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

Q&A with filmmakers and reception to immediately follow screening.









En posesión de Dios
(In God’s Possession)

by Priscilla Gonzalez Sainz
A parish community deals with the theft of their church’s holy relic.

Writing on the Walls

by Dane Christensen
A graffiti artist in East Palo Alto explores how his art has impacted himself, others and his community.

Labor of Love

by Leonor Zúniga Gutiérrez
A passionate birth coach reflects on the limits and possibilities of motherhood.

Ala Paints Light

by Aria Swarr
Iranian-American artist, Ala Ebtekar, illuminates themes of conflict and hope through the stories in his paintings.

Pit Stop

by Olivia A. Booker
A day in the life of a San Francisco public toilet.

One Way Ticket

by Lyntoria Newton
Verlie Mae Pickens moved from Louisiana to California during the Great Migration. At 99 years old, she has stories to tell.

37° North

by Puck Lo

A Korean-American farmer collects and harvests rare Korean heirloom seeds in California.

Stay True to the Game

by Sam Ellison
A search for meaning with the rapper* Kool AD.