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Jeffrey Seth Colen

Jeffrey Seth Colen

Documentary Film and Video

About

Jeffrey Seth Colen came to the documentary film program at Stanford after spending five years in China and Germany, mostly working in film production. He will be pursuing documentary producing and is interested in good nonfiction film stories spanning many topics. He is passionate about documentaries that have wide appeal but is also very much interested in social issue and political films. Jeffrey speaks fluent Mandarin and German. He holds a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Columbia University and was the recipient of a DAAD Fellowship in Berlin.


In the Garage 

hd video
JUNE, 2009
VIDEO DURATION: 18:26 MIN.

The story of two groups of intrepid entrepreneurs launching their companies in Silicon Valley during the economic downturn.


Dr. Simon Chan, MD, MBA, MPH, MSOD, MDR 

16mm color film
JUNE, 2008
VIDEO DURATION: 6 MIN.

The story of a physician who moonlights as a college admissions counselor to Chinese families in Silicon Valley.


pillow fight club 

digital video
Co-directed by Tanya Sleiman
MARCH, 2008
VIDEO DURATION: 6:44 MIN.

Thousands of people converge to pummel each other with overstuffed pillows on Valentine's Day in a flash mob. This film explores this widespread counter-culture phenomenon happening in urban settings worldwide.


Room for Two 

16mm black and white film
DECEMBER, 2007
VIDEO DURATION: 4:10 MIN.

This film is a profile of a working homeless family living in Silicon Valley.

 

Events

June 13, 2009

Free and open to the public

June 10, 2008

Free and open to the public

Cubberley Auditorium
March 18, 2008

Free and open to the public.

December 11, 2007

This event is free and open to the public.