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Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries

Brown Genes
Brown Genes by Rebecca Suber
5:19

Brown Genes

A filmmaker takes a journey to understand family dynamics – and discovers the nuances of colorism.

Identity
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
Chrysalis
Chrysalis by Crystal del Valle
9:33

Chrysalis

Filmmaker Crystal del Valle chronicles the transformation of a young girl who begins life as a victim, to emerge as a survivor.

Identity
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
Exploring Bart
Exploring Bart by Bart
8:44

Exploring Bart

Urban explorers discuss taking risks to discover the city’s hidden treasures.

Identity
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
Nadim
Nadim by Nadim Nabahi
7:01

Nadim

A young man’s discovery of his Lebanese culture changes the way he copes with depression

Immigration
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
Never As It Seems
Never As It Seems by Osarugue “Osa” Adu
8:15

Never As It Seems

A young artist in a prestigious performing arts high school struggles to understand where she belongs.

Identity
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
Only In NY
Only In NY by Charlie Rennert
8:17

Only In NY

Real New Yorkers share their stories and perspectives of living in an eclectic and vibrant city.

Society & Politics
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
Pigeon-Holed
Pigeon-Holed by Daphne Parkhill
8:44

Pigeon-Holed

An exploration of the positive and negative effects that labels have on queer youth.

Identity
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
Poetry in Motion
Poetry in Motion by Demetreis Bankhead
6:41

Poetry in Motion

A poet struggles to find his serenity, while coping with the stresses of daily life.

Identity
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
Sacrifices
Sacrifices by Abu Ghumman
4:30

Sacrifices

A young man celebrates his parent’s journey to America, and the sacrifices they made for their children’s futures.

Immigration
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
Silver Arm Nina
Silver Arm Nina by James “SoSoon” Gantt
9:33

Silver Arm Nina

Twelve years after the passing of his grandmother, Hip-Hop artist/educator James “SoSoon” Gantt continues to search for ways to keep her memory alive.

Family, Divorce & Loss
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
The Beauty of a Rose
The Beauty of a Rose by Michael CummingsIt’s hard enough to be a good dancer. What does it take to be a true artist?
8:52

The Beauty of a Rose

It’s hard enough to be a good dancer. What does it take to be a true artist?

Identity
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
The Water Project
The Water Project by Courtney Bowne
7:59

The Water Project

A Brooklyn based artist, hailing from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, creates an art installation that sparks conversation around the Flint water crisis.

Society & Politics
Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries

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