2018 Thesis Documentary Film Screening
Saturday, June 16, 2018 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Free and open to the public.
Thesis films produced by graduating Second Year MFA students in the Documentary Film Program.
Q&A with filmmakers and reception to immediately follow screening.
NOT LISTED IN SCREENING ORDER:
Beneath Philadelphia’s elevated train line in the heart of the largest open-air drug market on the East Coast, a band of men gathers together to stave off their addiction through labor, reflection, and brotherhood.
A Syrian refugee family bonds with a young American mother who volunteers to help them resettle in America.
Building on excerpts from letters, cellphone videos, and official archives, an Iranian filmmaker questions the relationship between past and present.
Two undocumented friends struggle with the reality of an unknown future, reimagining what it means to be a teenage girl in the U.S.
In a climate of xenophobia and confusion, a San Francisco hotline aims to provide limited assistance to a targeted population.
A remote cattle ranching family struggles through calving season during the harsh Montana winter.
Gestures of intimacy unravel as a community of people with developmental disabilities seek to proclaim their existence.
Amidst a devastating opioid epidemic, a needle exchange and free clinic operates in the shadows of Fresno, California.