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2015 Spring MFA Documentary Film Screening

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Annenberg Auditorium

free and open to the public


Films by the MFA in Documentary Film and Video Program First Year students.

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




Last Days at Hacienda
by Sami Chan

At the Hacienda public housing complex in Richmond, CA, residents live in limbo as they await relocation.

A Distant Reflection 
by Cheng Zhang

A look at the experiences of living abroad from an immobile perspective.

Some Forgotten Calculation
by Chris Ward

An exploration into the history of computing and our science fiction past.

Still life
by Daniel Chávez Ontiveros

An audiovisual essay that explores the influence and the dominance that humans impose upon nature.

by Alexandra Swati Guild

How does a child come to comprehend the world in all its tenderness and violence?

The Crossing
by Kadri Koop

Combating one of the highest teen suicide rates of the country, a man working as a crossing guard in a wealthy Silicon Valley town reflects on his experience.

A Cerebral Game
by Reid Davenport

A filmmaker ponders his identity shift through the lens of baseball.

Third Acts
by Lauren Knapp

A subsidized senior apartment complex provides the backdrop for a meditation on aging, solitude, and femininity.