Fall MFA Documentary Film Screening

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

7:30 pm

Annenberg Auditorium, 435 Lasuen Mall Stanford University Map

Sponsored by:
Department of Art & Art History

Screening of eight short films created by first year students in the MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video.  Q&A with filmmakers and reception to follow.

IN SCREENING ORDER:

Penultimate by Paul Meyers

Discarded pens take on new life in this portrait of artist and designer Costas Schuler.


American Football by Duygu Eruçman

Through reflections about American football, the film explores how the game becomes a space for experiencing American culture.


The Diner by Adam J. Smith

Clientele of the St. Francis Fountain in San Francisco explore the nostalgia associated with one of the city's oldest diners.


Legitimate Fighter by Paul Donatelli

A portrait of a retired professional boxer as he reflects on his life and career through poetry he has written.


Still in Motion by Anna Moot-Levin

Using innovative approaches to improve his agility, Telemachus Clay fights to stay active and independent as he loses control over his body to Parkinson's disease.


The Lady Razorbacks by Laura Green

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


Life Size by Sara Mott

Shellie has spent the past thirty years constructing an ideal life for herself. Life Size explores the surprising ways in which Shellie's world writ small measures up to everyday reality.


Back to Land by Tijana Petrovic

A meditation on the sight of a blue whale beached on a California shore. The film observes the onlookers and the nature of their looking.

When:
Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Admission:

Free and open to the public.

Tags:

Arts Other Humanities Film 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
650-723-3404, risip@stanford.edu
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