Films by First Year MFA students in the Documentary Film Program.
Q&A with filmmakers and reception to immediately follow screening.
IN SCREENING ORDER:
Flock by Alexander Rafi
A Palo Alto church serves as a space for a community to gather and organize in shared faith and devotion.
/missed-connections by Annie Munger
Craigslist users post about fleeting yet meaningful encounters in the hope of reconnecting with strangers.
Knead by Andrea Yu-Chieh Chung
A community is united by their love for freshly-baked Afghan bread.
Slaughter by Laura Gamse
A former slaughterhouse worker revisits her past as she returns to the scene to care for animals on their way to the kill floor.
Seasons by Yeon Park
A group of ladies change the fate of flowers doomed to wither and die.
Legacy by Michelle Mehrtens
Student poets reflect on their love/hate relationships with their names.
New Roots by Ted Griswold
After his father passes, Cristian must put his high school education on hold to work in the fields.
Ignis by Ashleigh McArthur
An artist responds to Sonoma’s devastating wildfires by repurposing the remains of his community’s homes.