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2018 Thesis Documentary Film Screening

Saturday, June 16, 2018 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Auditorium

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.

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(650) 725-3107

(Working title)
by Chris Filippone

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.

Crossing Borders
(Working title)
by Zulfiya Hamzaki

A Syrian refugee family bonds with a young American mother who volunteers to help them resettle in America.

This is Not A (Iranian) Film
(Working title)
by Azar Kafaei

Building on excerpts from letters, cellphone videos, and official archives, an Iranian filmmaker questions the relationship between past and present.

Ale y Yose (Ale and Yose)
by Erin Semine Kökdil

Two undocumented friends struggle with the reality of an unknown future, reimagining what it means to be a teenage girl in the U.S.

Enforcement Hours
(Working title)
by Paloma Martinez

In a climate of xenophobia and confusion, a San Francisco hotline aims to provide limited assistance to a targeted population.

The Warming Shed
by Nathan Reich

A remote cattle ranching family struggles through calving season during the harsh Montana winter.

Everywhere, Nothing Is Hidden
(Working title)
by Nico Sandi

Gestures of intimacy unravel as a community of people with developmental disabilities seek to proclaim their existence.

The Clinic
by Elivia Shaw

Amidst a devastating opioid epidemic, a needle exchange and free clinic operates in the shadows of Fresno, California.