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Three Short Films By Cristina Kotz Cornejo

Posted by emily_grossberg November 4, 2014 Comments are off 115 views

Discussion with director (VMA professor) will follow. Despertar, 15 minutes, Mexico, 2011. Rosa, a domestic worker in Mexico City, is at a crossroads in her relationship, her job and her life. Hermanas, 14 minutes, Mexico, 2013. Two sisters have been evicted from their home. Older sister Lupe takes responsibility for the move while younger sister, […]

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‘The Dog’ Sponsored by Boston LBGT Film Festival and Discussion with Directors

Posted by emily_grossberg October 16, 2014 Comments are off 244 views

Sponsored by the Boston LGBT Film Festival Discussion with the directors will follow. Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren, 100 minutes, USA, 2013. A documentary portrait of the late John Wojtowicz, whose attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to finance his male lover’s sex-reassignment surgery was the real-life inspiration for Dog Day Afternoon (1975). Check out […]

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‘Angkor’s Children’ and Discussion with VMA Director and Special Guests

Posted by emily_grossberg October 2, 2014 Comments are off 400 views

Discussion with the director (VMA professor) and special guests will follow. Lauren Shaw, 66 minutes, Cambodia, 2014. A film about Cambodia’s cultural and artistic renaissance told through the voices of three young Cambodian women. A singer of Buddhist poetry, a circus artist, and former garment workers, grassroots, protest band; these are Angkor’s Children. They are […]

Fambul Tok (Family Talk) with producer Libby Hoffman and professor Gillian Goslinga

Fambul Tok (Family Talk) with producer Libby Hoffman and professor Gillian Goslinga

Posted by anna_feder October 24, 2013 Comments are off 235 views

A Documentary Film About the Power of Forgiveness Victims and perpetrators of Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war come together for the first time in an unprecedented program of tradition-based truth-telling and forgiveness ceremonies. Through reviving their ancient practice of fambul tok (family talk), Sierra Leoneans are building sustainable peace at the grass-roots level – succeeding […]

Hollow: An Interactive Documentary

Hollow: An Interactive Documentary

Posted by anna_feder September 24, 2013 Comments are off 364 views

director & producer: Elaine McMillion ’13; architect & designer: Jeff Soyk ’13 Hollow is an interactive documentary and community participatory project that examines the future of rural America through the eyes and voices of those living in McDowell County, W.Va. Hollow combines video portraits, data visualizations, photography, soundscapes, community-generated content and grassroots mapping to bring […]

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