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Laura Green

Laura Green

Visiting & Adjunct Faculty
Lecturer
Documentary Film and Video
Film and Media Studies

About

Laura Green is a documentary director and editor based in San Francisco. She has directed, produced and edited five short documentaries, which played at numerous festivals, including Palm Springs Shortfest, Aspen Shortsfest, Sarasota Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival, and Outfest. She edited True Son (2014), a feature length documentary, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and most recently edited the first season of the ITVS-funded documentary web-series The F Word. She is currently directing Human Conditions, a documentary about the crisis in health care in rural America. She is also a lecturer at Stanford University, California College of the Arts, and the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley.


Everybody's Business 

hd video

JUNE, 2012
VIDEO DURATION: 20:21 MIN.

The small, tight-knit community of Vashon Island has become a reluctant poster child for the growing debate around childhood vaccinations. This portrait of an island community digs beneath the surface to investigate the tensions between individual choices and collective responsibilities.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

National Finalist, Documentary Category, Student Academy Award, 2013
Taos Shortz Film Fest, 2013
Thin Line Film Fest, 2013
Starz Denver Film Festival, 2012

Installation 

hd video

Laura Green (Director/Producer)
Paul Donatelli (Cinematographer)
Sara Mott (Editor)
SEPTEMBER, 2011
VIDEO DURATION: 7:16

Installation explores the boundaries between art and industry as it documents the process of constructing Richard Serra's massive steel sculpture 'Sequence.'

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Honorable Mention, Best Student Film, Provincetown International Film Festival, 2012
Cantor on Screen: Films by Stanford Students, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 2013
Camden International Film Festival, 2012
Oakland Underground Film Festival, 2012
Indianapolis International Film Festival, 2012
Napa Valley Film Festival, 2012
Mill Valley Film Festival, 2012
BendFilm Festival, 2012
Starz Denver Film Festival, 2012
Palm Springs International ShortsFest, 2012
Aspen ShortsFest, 2012
Newport Beach Film Festival, 2012
The National Gallery of Art (as part of Black Maria Film Festival), 2012
Ashland Independent Film Festival, 2012

Disaster 

16mm color film

JUNE, 2011

The filmmaker takes the experience of her little brother, living in post-earthquake Tokyo, as a point of departure for this exploration of how we deal with the possibility of disaster.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, 2012
Oakland Underground Film Festival, 2012
San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, 2012
OUTFEST, The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, 2012
Frameline, San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, 2012
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, 2012
Thin Line Film Festival, 2012
San Jose Short Film Festival, 2011

Neve & Sons 

hd video

Co-directed by Duygu Eruçman
MARCH, 2011
VIDEO DURATION: 8:15 MIN.

A four generation family business adapts to a globalizing market.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Buying and Selling: Stanford Student Filmmakers on Bay Area Economies, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 2013
Rural Route Film Festival, 2012
deadCENTER Film Festival, 2012
Stanford Alumni Film Festival, 2012
Independent Film Festival Boston, 2012
Dam Short Film Festival, 2012
Thin Line Film Festival, 2012
Offshoot Film Festival, 2011
Flatland Film Festival, 2011
Starz Denver Film Festival, 2011
Rockport Film Festival, 2011
DOCUMENTARIST Istanbul Documentary Days, 2011
"Party on the Edge" Cantor Arts Center Screening, Stanford University, 2011

Lady Razorbacks 

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 2010
VIDEO DURATION: 4:08 MIN.

This team portrait looks at Polynesian women in East Palo Alto who find community through rugby.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Media That Matters Film Festival, 2012
DC Shorts Film Festival, 2012
Asian Art Museum, as part of the Asian Heritage Street Celebration, 2012
"Culture Stream" Exhibition (curated by THE OFFICE performing arts + film), World Financial Center, NY, March 1st-31st, 2012
Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, Melbourne Australia, 2012
Vancouver Women in Film Festival, 2012
San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, 2012
Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, 2012
San Francisco Women's International Film Festival, 2012
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, 2012
Athena Film Festival, New York, 2012
Hawaii International Film Festival, 2011
Roxbury International Film Festival, 2011
LUNAFEST, 2011
San Diego Asian Film Festival, 2011

 

Events

June 16, 2012

Free and open to the public

Annenberg Auditorium
June 10, 2011

Free and open the public

March 16, 2011

Free and open to the public

December 7, 2010

Free and open to the public