Films by First Year MFA students in the Documentary Film Program.
Q&A with filmmakers and reception to immediately follow screening.
IN SCREENING ORDER:
Mother's Day by Ellie Wen
An intimate look
at how mass incarceration impacts a mother on Mother’s Day.
by Inês Pedrosa e Melo
A wig shop becomes a safe haven
for women's concerns on beauty and identity.
Pilgrimage by Barna Szász
There is a new place
in the world where crowds march and collect relics. Will they reach enlightenment?
Letter from Denka by Dinesh Das Sabu
The people of Reserve,
Louisiana struggle to understand why there is such a high rate of death due to cancer
in their community.
Honest Kidz by Jun Bae
An introspection of breaking
culture and freedom of movement featuring East Side Union.
Me Half Way by Laura Tejero Núñez
41 years of a life sentence in San Quentin Prison, Darryl fears his imminent release
into a world he has never experienced before.
by Jake Chamberlain
A Mormon considers leaving his faith.
A visual portrait of labor and how one community survives
off scavenging cans and bottles in San Francisco.