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2019 Fall MFA Documentary Film Screening

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Cubberley Auditorium


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

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

Free and open to the public.

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Contact Phone: 650-725-3107



I Thought I Wasn't Ready
by Aurora Brachman

A mother and child recall an important moment of truth.

These Walls Talk
by Adrian L. Burrell

These Walls Talk sketches black life through the eyes of my grandmother, Threather, who sought refuge from racial terror in Minden Louisiana by moving to Oakland in 1945. The film presents the poetics of Threather, reflecting on her 94 years and 286 grandchildren.

Biding Time
by Sydney Bowie Linden

Family members call in to a late-night radio show in an attempt to send messages to their incarcerated loved ones.

Dirtbike Mike
by David Zucker

Mike shoots the s**t in his backyard.

The Nocturnal Hum
by Anna R. Japaridze

We always believed it was from a mechanical source.

by Jon Ayon

“Me llamo Rufina Amaya. El 11 de Diciembre del año 1981, llegó una gran cantidad de soldados del ejército…” Un testimonio. Doce testigos.

Alpha Hotel Six Charlie Yankee
by Michael T. Workman

An amateur radio enthusiast sends a message looking for a response from anyone from anywhere.

by Jessie Zinn

A young girl learns a prayer.