With ninety days left before he ages out of foster care, Alex has to get it together, or risk going back to the world he’s trying to escape. A film by Christina Shaman and Anakha Arikara, both '19 M.S. Documentary.Aged and Confused
Diana Chan and Christina Kelso, both '19 M.S. Documentary, highlight the struggle of a student and principal at a unique Brooklyn school that teaches students to counsel each other through their mistakes.In Circles
M.S. Documentary students Ingrid Holmquist and Sana A. Malik won the 2019 Best Documentary at the BAFTA Student Film Award for Guanajuato Norte about a man from Guanajuato, Mexico working on a Connecticut farm and contending with being away from his family and home for years in order to support their dreams and build them a new life.
She's Not a Boy by '18 M.S. Documentary students Yuhong Pang and Robert Tokanel follows Tatenda Ngwaru, an asylum-seeking intersex woman from Zimbabwe as she tries to make a home in New York City. The film was published by The Atlantic.
The film Trouble Finds You by Stephanie Tangkilisan, '18 M.S. Documentary, tells the story of an MBA student whose life is derailed when he is indicted in New York's largest gang takedown. The film won the Vital Projects Criminal Justice Grant and was published by The Intercept.
Reuniting with their children is one of the most underappreciated challenges facing formerly incarcerated mothers. This is the story of one woman who will do anything to prove that she is worthy of a second chance. Love, Mommy by Doc ‘17 students Tala Hadavi and Yeong-Ung Yang was named Winner for Student Entry at the 2019 About Women and Girls film festival and was broadcast on PBS.