Screening of nine short films by First Year students in the MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video. Q&A with Filmmakers and Reception to follow.
IN SCREENING ORDER:
Mind in Body by Yael Bridge - 7 min.
This experimental short explores different ways of being trapped inside a broken body.
You Can't Fake This by Edward Symes - 6 min.
Amir H. Fallah, an independent publisher and founder of Beautiful/Decay Magazine, found acceptance and inspiration in the photocopied 'zines, punk rock music, graffiti, and skateboarding of his youth.
Sleepless by Emily Fraser - 5 min.
A personal journey into the lonely landscape of insomnia.
Methel Island by Megan Smaker - 12 min.
A meditation on Meth.
Moment of Reflection by Katherine Gorringe - 8 min.
An existential exploration of body and mind through the looking glass.
Light and Dark by Veronica Lopez - 10 min.
A glimpse into my nephew's life and struggle with mental illness in the wake of repeated national tragedies.
The Life of Birds by Lauren DeFilippo - 8 min.
A historian journeys into the psychic space of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds.
Nocturnity by Alexandra Liveris - 8 min.
After ten years of sleepwalking, I conduct a self surveillance experiment to confront my unconscious nighttime activity.
Pastime by Henry Wiener - 6 min.
It's churro time at the San Jose Giants game!
free and open to the public