Refugee film maker speaks to visual arts students

Khadim Dai, a Hazara refugee, visited visual arts classes to talk about his life as a refugee and his career as a filmographer documenting his own struggle and that of others. Dai was born in Afghanistan, but his family fled to Pakistan where he grew up. His family left because the Hazara people, the third […]

HW GO! showcases short films

Students who attended HW GO!’s Digital Storytelling trip to Guatemala created five short films, which they then screened at the Upper School. The films were shown to an audience of friends and family last month. Mia Nelson ’19, Jonah Cho, Olivia Bautista ‘19, Elly Choi ’18, Dylan Ollivier, Esther Ollivier ’18 and Angel Hoyang ’18 […]

Gaulke to screen several short films in Ahmanson

Gaulke to screen several short films in Ahmanson

Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke will screen her film “I Am Be” as well as several teen public service announcements in Ahmanson Lecture Hall Thursday at 7 p.m. Gaulke was inspired to create this film after working with A Window Between Worlds, an organization that supports women who have experienced trauma and domestic violence. […]

Vietnam Initiative Project video wins award in festival

The Vietnam Initiative Project’s video, “My Aunt Kim,” was named a Short Film Official Selection in the Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival Oct. 3-4. The video also received the Audience Award at the Fifth Annual Awareness Festival Sept. 11-21. The Awareness Festival’s goal is to make as many people conscious of problems in the world […]