2016 Spring MFA Documentary Film Screening

This is an Archive of a Past Event

Films by the MFA in Documentary Film and Video Program First Year students.
Q&A with filmmakers and reception to immediately follow screening.


Sleepless Silicon by Dane Christensen
Drivers for Silicon Valley’s biggest car sharing company contemplate how they work and live through their smartphones.

(Almost) Freedom by Puck Lo
A day in the life of four electronic monitoring devices.

Distribution by Sam Ellison
An immersive look at the informal movie marketplaces of Managua, Nicaragua.

Fault Line by Aria Swarr
An experimental essay film about fear in America.

Powder Fresh by Lyntoria Newton
A sprinkle a day keeps the odor away.

Película de mi padre by Priscilla Gonzalez Sainz
An homage to the image(s) of my father.

Trees of Life by Leonor Zúniga Gutiérrez
Mysterious trees planted by the Sandinista government are changing more than the landscape in Nicaragua.

The Legend of John Henry by Olivia A. Booker
Through his music, a Palo Alto native shares his values and love of nature with the changing landscape of Silicon Valley.