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2019 Thesis Documentary Film Screening

Saturday, June 15, 2019 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Auditorium

Free and open to the public.

Turf Nation by Jun BaeTurfing is an Oakland-born dance form that combines roots in gang culture with elements of tutting, gliding and bone breaking. Turf Nation follows the street dancers' lifestyle as told through their daily train shows and their own directed short films.

Mormon Tour by Jake ChamberlainThe Book of Mormon is like the Bible, but its set in America. A group of devout Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) tour Mayan ruins in Mexico to bolster their imagination of the Book of Mormon stories.

Pigeon Girl by Whitney LeggeMaryam is a 10-year-old girl with a love that borders on obsession, with pigeons. In this coming to age story, Maryam finds a mission to protect and save injured pigeons. In the midst of change, Maryam must learn to be herself and questions what she knew to be true.

Variations by Inês Pedrosa e MeloAn exploration of the trials and tribulations of becoming a professional dancer.

Srkna (the stop) by Dinesh Das SabuIn the middle of nowhere on the Oklahoma-Texas border, a truck stop run by a Punjabi family is a nexus for a small but growing community of Indian long-haul truck drivers.

Free Speech by Barna SzászCollege campus free speech issues have gained nationwide media attention and even reached the White House. Meanwhile, a group of Republican students at Stanford are trying to figure out how it is best to have conversations with the majority liberal student body.

Frida by Laura Tejero NúñezIn 2017, when the strongest earthquake in a century hits Mexico, 12-year-old Frida survives under the rubble of an elementary school. Through 24-hour media coverage the whole country follows every step of her rescue, until the shocking truth is revealed.

The Missfits by Ellie WenAn all-girls robotics team competes to smash stereotypes and prove themselves in a male-dominated field, while also trying to get through high school.

Audience: 
General Public
Faculty/Staff
Students
Alumni/Friends
Members
Event Sponsor: 
Department of Art & Art History
Contact Email: 
urbanek@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-725-3030

Turf Nation
(Working title)

by Jun Bae

Turfing is an Oakland-born dance form that combines roots in gang culture with elements of tutting, gliding and bone breaking. Turf Nation follows the street dancers' lifestyle as told through their daily train shows and their own directed short films.
 

Mormon Tour
(Working title)
by Jake Chamberlain

The Book of Mormon is like the Bible, but its set in America. A group of devout Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) tour Mayan ruins in Mexico to bolster their imagination of the Book of Mormon stories. 
 

Pigeon Girl
(Working title)
by Whitney Legge

Maryam is a 10-year-old girl with a love that borders on obsession, with pigeons. In this coming to age story, Maryam finds a mission to protect and save injured pigeons. In the midst of change, Maryam must learn to be herself and questions what she knew to be true.
 

Variations
(Working title)

by Inês Pedrosa e Melo

An exploration of the trials and tribulations of becoming a professional dancer.
 

Srkna (the stop)
(Working title)

by Dinesh Das Sabu

In the middle of nowhere on the Oklahoma-Texas border, a truck stop run by a Punjabi family is a nexus for a small but growing community of Indian long-haul truck drivers. Stopping for a traditional meal or repairs, these men reflect on the life they have chosen. 
 

Free Speech
(Working title)

by Barna Szász

College campus free speech issues have gained nationwide media attention and even reached the White House. Meanwhile, a group of Republican students at Stanford are trying to figure out how it is best to have conversations with the majority liberal student body.
 

Frida
(Working title)
by Laura Tejero Núñez

In 2017, when the strongest earthquake in a century hits Mexico, 12-year-old Frida survives under the rubble of an elementary school. Through 24-hour media coverage the whole country follows every step of her rescue, until the shocking truth is revealed.
 

The Missfits
(Working title)

by Ellie Wen

An all-girls robotics team competes to smash stereotypes and prove themselves in a male-dominated field, while also trying to get through high school.