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Social Documentation MFA Thesis Screening
four students sitting in the redwoods together smiling while the sun shines down
Wed, Nov 9, 2022, 7:00 pm
Del Mar Theater (Downtown Santa Cruz)

Presented by: Film and Digital Media

The 15th annual Social Documentation (SocDoc) exhibition, Beyond The Story, presents the premiere of new Masters of Fine Arts thesis documentaries by graduating students in the field of social documentary, including: Hoda SobhaniLetters from two continentsJordan FreemanSea StateOana TenterYesterday Ended Last NightLara SaabSpiralingChisato (Chisa) HughesMany Moons; and Ruth Anne BeutlerLAND/TRUST.

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Free and open to the public

Founded in 2005, the Social Documentation (SocDoc) Master of Fine Arts program is a unique degree designed to train media makers committed to social change and to documenting communities, cultures, issues, and individuals who are marginalized in the current landscapes of representation. Housed in the Department of Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the only program of its kind within the UC system, the SocDoc M.F.A. emphasizes ethical practices and meaningful community involvement to explore urgent issues through socially engaged documentary practices.

image: left to right, Chisato (Chisa) Hughes, Ruth Anne Beutler, Oana Tenter, and Lara Saab.  Photo by Mitra Ghaffari.