2017 Spring MFA Documentary Film Screening

Thursday, June 15, 2017

7:30 pm

Cubberley Auditorium Map

Sponsored by:
Department of Art & Art History

Films by First Year MFA students in the Documentary Film Program.

Q&A with filmmakers and reception to immediately follow screening.


How to Breathe in Kern County by Chris Filippone - (7 min.)
As the workday grinds to a halt, a gathering of street racers makes way for the backroads of Bakersfield to find their catharsis.

Formas Inconstantes (Shifting Shapes) by Nico Sandi - (10 min.)
Home videos, memories and images are woven together to explore the gaps of a mother-son relationship.

all that we carry by Erin Semine Kökdil - (9 min.)
Can a new beginning erase a painful past?

Legacy Video by Elivia Shaw - (8 min.)
A filmmaker's attempt at a legacy video for a sick relative turns into something else entirely.

Match by Zulfiya Hamzaki - (7 min.)
A Silicon Valley matchmaker helps a young woman in search of love.

A Light That Passes Through My Mother’s House by Nathan Reich - (12 min.)
The search for lost memories brings about unexpected transformation. Is it possible to ever go home again?

When Mother Goes to Work by Azar Kafaei - (9 min.)
Medical bills are piling up and Newark streets are rough, but the kids always stick together.

Crisanto Street by Paloma Martinez - (11 min.)
A boy uses his camera to explore the meaning of home, community and family.

Thursday, June 15, 2017
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Cubberley Auditorium Map

Free and open to the public


Arts Humanities Film Screening 

General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members