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MFA Documentary Film Students to Show Films at UNAFF 2014

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Sep 26 2014

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Documentary Film and Video

The Department of Art & Art History is pleased to announce that nine students and alumni of the Documentary Film & Video Program will present their documentary films at the 17th United Nations Association Film Festival, which will run from October 16 - 26 at various locations on the Stanford campus. The Festival will present issues from the streets of Syria, Afghanistan, India, Iraq, Pakistan, Iran, China, Morocco, Rwanda, US and other countries.  Additional topics include a new perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the slums of the world, the global waste crisis, women at the center of the drive for social change, teens placed in solitary confinement and photography on the front-lines of modern day slavery.

There will be dditional films screenings in Palo Alto (Aquarius Theatre, Palo Alto High School, Cubberley Community Ctr), East Palo Alto (Eastside College Preparatory School) and San Francisco (Ninth St Indep. Film Ctr).  Please visit www.unaff.org for full program schedule and locations.

Stanford Documentary Film students and alumni include:

The Apothecary - Helen Hood Scheer [’13] (18 min) US

Counting the Dead - Catharine Axley [’15] (7 min) US

Dry Season - Max Good, Tyler Trumbo [’15] (8 min) US

Light and DarkVeronica Lopez [’14] (10 min) US

Maria of Many - Alexandra Liveris  [’14] (4 min) US

Regarding Susan Sontag - Nancy Kates [’95] (98 min) US

True Son - Kevin Gordon [’11] (71 min) US

White Earth - J. Christian Jensen [’14] (20 min) US