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Soc Doc Honors & Awards

Friday, October 19, 2012 - 12:00am

The Unique Ladies by SocDoc Alum- Gloria Morán will be screened on Friday October 19t at 12pm at Cervantes/Velasquez Rm., Bay Tree Building at UC Santa Cruz.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:00am

We're All Meant to Be Queens by SocDoc Alum Miguel Astudillo will premiere at the 2012 San Francisco Latino Film Festival on Wednesday September 26th at 7:30pm as part of the LGBT Latino Shorts Program.

Monday, September 10, 2012 - 12:00am

Latino Public Broadcasting recently announced the World Premiere of a documentary film directed by Kimblerly Bautista (UCSC SocDoc '09) at the Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival:


Friday, September 7, 2012 - 12:00am

John Jota Leaños' Imperial Silence: Una Ópera Muerta and El Muertorider will be featured at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 12:00am

Justice For My Sister, by SocDoc alum Kimberly Bautista, was accepted to Cine Mas Film Festival in San Francisco (September '12) and Women Make Waves Film Festival in Taiwan (October '12).

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 12:00am to Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 12:00am

SocDoc Alum, Gloria Morán's thesis project, The Unique Ladies, is seeking support at Kickstart. The Unique Ladies is a short documentary that "flips the script" on lowrider culture and looks at the cruising life through the eyes of women.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 12:00am

On Tuesday August 28, 2012 , at the UC Berkeley Center for Race and Gender, Renee Tajima-Peña presented on her upcoming feature-length documentary ¿Más Bebés?

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 12:00am

POR FIN PARIÓ PAULA, co-directed/filmed/edited by SocDoc Alum, Christopher Newman, won the weekly Reel 13 Online Film Contest and was aired by WNET, the New York City public television station, in August.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 12:00am

Changsha, Rian Dundon's thesis book, reached its funding goal with Press and Rian's work was recently featured in Time's LightBox and on the New York Times Photography, Video and Visual Journalism blog.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 12:00am

Our Right to Sing by SocDoc Alum, Carolina Fuentes, will be screening for free at No Right Turn Studio 2988 Mission st (26th) San Francisco, CA 94110 on Friday, June 22nd at 7pm.

Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 12:00am

SocDoc/F&DM Professor B. Ruby Rich received the Frameline Award at the closing night of Frameline 36 - the annual San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. B. Ruby Rich was featured in an article in the San Francisco Chronicle on Sunday 6/17/12.

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 12:00am

Whistlin' Dixie, by SocDoc Alum Meredith Heil, screend at Frameline36 San Fracisco International LGBT Film Festival - Find Your Story June 14th -24th, 2012.

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 12:00am

The 6th Annual SocDoc Graduate Exhibition- Class of 2012 was featured in the Arts News

Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 12:00am

Congratulations to SocDoc lecturer, Leo Chiang. His new film, Mr. Cao Goes To Washington, won the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Inspiration Award and was named IndieWire's "Documentaries You Must See."

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 12:00am

John Jota Leaños, Assistant Professor in Social Documentation, has been awarded a 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship for the creative arts.

Monday, April 16, 2012 - 12:00am

At the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival Tad Nakamura, SocDoc '09, wowed a packed house at the 1,300 seat Castro Theater with his new film, "Life on Four Strings - The Jake Shimabukuro Documentary," about the YouTube ukulele phenomenon-turned-international star who has play

Monday, April 9, 2012 - 12:00am

Bridgette Auger, SocDoc '11, has her photography featured in "Libya: Daily Life After Qaddafi" at the Christian Science Monitor.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 12:00am

SocDoc student Rian Dundon has an essay included in the recently published book  Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers' Essays Edited by Will Steacy.

Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 12:00am to Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:00am

SocDoc alum Bridgette Auger (class of 2011) is on the ground,

filming in Tahrir Square and on Mohammed Mahmoud St in Cairo.




Monday, December 5, 2011 - 12:00am

Congratulations to SocDoc Professor John Jota Leaños for being chosen as a USA Fellow for 2011. USA Fellows writes, "Every year, we honor 50 of America's finest artists with fellowship awards of $50,000 each.

Monday, November 28, 2011 - 12:00am

Launched in early 2008, The China Beat provides context and criticism on contemporary China from China scholars and journalists.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 12:00am

Florencia Marchetti's show "Abrir la puerta para ir a jugar: serious play in documentary art interventions" is a piece that builds on the work she did at the SocDoc Program.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 12:00am

Bridgette Auger's footage from Tahrir Square was featured on The Daily Beast - World New:

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 12:00am

Our Right to Sing screened at Central America and the Reel Politik Film Festival at UCLA on Octobert 21st, 2011.

Friday, October 7, 2011 - 12:00am


Four Documentary Films To Receive $75,000 In Grants