2016 thesis documentaries


The work of this year's graduating students in Stanford's MFA in Documentary Film and Video Program will be shown in a free public screening 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, with a Q&A and reception immediately following the screening. Eight films, including Kadri Koop's "Charlie" (about a former Black Panther militant reflecting on his violent past in a letter to his 9-year-old Cuban son), Lauren Knapp's "The Sandman" (about a doctor grappling with the ethics of capital punishment), and Cheng Zhang's public-health expose "No Harm No Foul" will be shown. Go to Stanford events.

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The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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