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2023 Spring MFA Documentary Film Screening

Thu June 15th 2023, 6:00 - 7:15pm
Event Sponsor
Department of Art & Art History
McMurtry Building
355 Roth Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Oshman Hall

Films by first year graduate students in the Documentary Film MFA Program.

A Q&A with the filmmakers and reception will follow the screening.

Free & open to the public.


Films (not in screening order):

Empty Flower Flame in the Sun by Shirley Yumeng He | A filmmaker searches for a home in an unfamiliar place through dreams, memories, and imagination.

Bread Film by Dominic Yarabe | A filmmaker takes us on an unexpected tour of her house that slowly reveals the absurdity of our current age.

The Alchemy Arcade by Claire Haughey | Two years after a wildfire ravages California’s first state park, people re-enter a redwood forest transformed by flames and human landscaping - an interaction between humans and trees mediated by shifting understandings of “wild” spaces, fire, and climate precarity.

Interference by Julie Gaynin | Two sisters grapple with the effects of their mother's mental illness.

Fabiola Fabricada by Julia Alicia Friedman | A bilingual essay film that traces the boundaries of connection, labor, and language at a university through the search for a night custodial worker.


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