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2016 Spring MFA Documentary Film Screening

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Cubberley 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.






Sleepless Silicon
by Dane Christensen

Drivers for Silicon Valley’s biggest car sharing company contemplate how they work and live through their smartphones.


(Almost) Freedom
by Puck Lo

A day in the life of four electronic monitoring devices. 


by Sam Ellison

An immersive look at the informal movie marketplaces of Managua, Nicaragua.


Fault Line
by Aria Swarr

An experimental essay film about fear in America. 

Powder Fresh
by Lyntoria Newton

A sprinkle a day keeps the odor away.


Película de mi padre
by Priscilla Gonzalez Sainz

An homage to the image(s) of my father.


Trees of Life
by Leonor Zúniga Gutiérrez

Mysterious trees planted by the Sandinista government are changing more than the landscape in Nicaragua.

The Legend of John Henry
by Olivia A. Booker

Through his music, a Palo Alto native shares his values and love of nature with the changing landscape of Silicon Valley.