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2018 Spring MFA Documentary Film Screening

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Cubberley Auditorium

Free and open to the public.




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


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






On Mother's Day
by Ellie Wen

An intimate look at how mass incarceration impacts a mother on Mother’s Day.

by Inês Pedrosa e Melo

A wig shop becomes a safe haven for women's concerns on beauty and identity.

New Pilgrimage
by Barna Szász

In this troubled world we currently live in, there is still a power that brings us all together.

A Letter from Denka
by Dinesh Das Sabu

The people of Reserve, Louisiana struggle to understand why there is such a high rate of death due to cancer in their community.

The Honest Kidz
by Jun Bae

An introspection of breaking culture and freedom of movement featuring East Side Union.

Meet Me Half Way
by Laura Tejero Núñez

After serving 41 years of a life sentence in San Quentin Prison, Darryl fears his imminent release into a world he has never experienced before.

by Jake Chamberlain

A Mormon considers leaving his faith.

by Whitney Legge

A visual portrait of labor and how one community survives off scavaging cans and bottles in San Francisco.