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Alumna films, directs documentary focused on strengthening friendships

Celine Park August 28, 2019

“[The film] moved me in ways I didn’t expect it to. It really speaks to the power of friendship and what it means to be there for someone while they are healing.” - Jasmine Wang '21 Camille...

Artist collaborates with Photography I students

Sophie Haber February 10, 2017

Photography I students logged onto Skype Friday to learn about documentary photography from Montreal-based photographer Tema Stauffer. “It’s always beneficial for students to get a fresh perspective...

Documentary to feature Advanced Dance I class

Sabrina de Brito February 13, 2016

Documentary filmmaker Martha Wheelock will be filming Advanced Dance I students this week to include in her latest film, a biopic on the life and influence of women’s suffragist Inez Milholland in the...

Human Rights Watch screens documentary

Nicole Kim November 17, 2015

Human Rights Watch Student Task Force hosted a screening of “He Named Me Malala”, the story of the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, Nov. 16 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. The documentary...

Human Rights Watch expert speaks after

Angela Chon April 19, 2015

“E-Team,” a documentary about Human Rights Watch Emergencies Director Peter Bouckaert and his team filming war crimes in Syria and Libya, was screened on campus April 15 was followed by a question...

Pan African Film Festival screens 8 student films

Sammi Handler February 4, 2015

Eight films made by students who went on the Rwanda trip last year premiered at the Pan African Film Festival Los Angeles Feb. 8 at Rave Cinemas 15 Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. The festivalset aside...

Environmental club to show documentary

Jean Sanders January 14, 2015

The Environmental Club will screen the Netflix Documentary "Mission Blue" in the Ahmanson lecture hall Jan 16. The documentary follows the work of internationally-recognized oceanographer, marine biologist...

2nd Cuba trip set for March

Benjamin Most November 19, 2014

The administration approved a second trip called Media Arts Collaboration: Cuba, which will take place from March 28 to April 5, two months after the digital storytelling trip to Cuba in January. Led by...

Summer workshop film wins in festival

Danielle Kaye November 19, 2014

A film documenting the story of Holocaust survivor Curt Lowens, created by students in the Harvard-Westlake summer film program, placed first in the My Hero film festival student category. The film is...

Filmmaking trip to go to Cuba

Lauren Kim September 3, 2014

Information about an eight-day documentary film-making trip to Cuba during semester break will be presented Sept. 18 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. The trip is open to 20 students. Officially titled "Digital Storytelling...

Students to screen Laos documentaries

Jessica Spitz October 15, 2013

Six documentaries made by students who traveled to Laos last spring break will be screened in Ahmanson Lecture Hall Oct. 24. The documentaries focus on the victims of unexploded ordinance left in Laos...

A Semester of Discovery

Jessica Lee September 25, 2013

Ignoring the scorching heat and stinging sunburns, Tigist Menkir ’14 strolls through the vibrant street markets, admiring the colorful ankara fabric of bubas and kabas, traditional Nigerian dresses. Menkir...

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