13th Annual Social Documentation MFA Thesis Screening

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 7:00pm
Del Mar Theater, 1124 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Presented by: Film and Digital Media

The 13th annual Social Documentation (SocDoc) exhibition presents the premiere of new Masters of Fine Arts thesis documentary films by six graduating students in the field of social documentary.

These six documentaries are the culmination of two years of immersion on the part of our dedicated students in the art of documentary media and craft, scholarly research and analysis, nonfiction storytelling, and the politics of representation.

Tender
by Daryl Jones
The tensions caused by San Francisco’s housing crisis unfold for three black trans women in the Tenderloin.

People Like Me
by Marrok Sedgwick
An experimental essay film that challenges dominant perspectives about non-speaking autistic people.

Saracura
by Jacob Moe
The transmissions of a subterranean river in São Paulo’s Bixiga neighborhood.

Comings and Goings
by Martha Orchard
The destruction of a bus station in Exeter, southwest England.

Mong Kok First Aid
by Mavis Siu
The experiences and unheard stories of Hong Kong’s landmark Umbrella Movement of 2014.

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FREE and open to the public.