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Professors Recognized for Their Outstanding Documentary Film Work
"I'm always happy when I'm researching something that has an impact or when I'm trying to figure out something that's going on and hunting for clues. My early work was focused mainly on feminist film. That gave way to focusing on "New Queer Cinema" and going further into LGBT peoples.
UC Santa Cruz arts dean's eminent professor of film and digital media B. Ruby Rich has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this year.
The world's preeminent film organization, the Academy is made up of more than 8,000 distinguished members working in cinema.
"I'm really interested in taking something historical, which could be a film, documents, or an archive, and thinking about how to bring it into conversation in a present day space or with a present day public.
We Are Not Princesses, the first feature film by UC Santa Cruz alumna Bridgette Auger (SocDoc ’11) will have its world premiere on November 14 at DOC NYC, the largest documentary film festival in the United States.
Assistant professor of film and digital media Jennifer Maytorena Taylor has received a fellowship for a summer residency at one of the nation’s leading contemporary arts organizations.
Rebecca Gourevitch, a masters student in the Social Documentation program in Film and Digital Media, spends time with Sylvia Smith, a San Francisco resident who has lived in her apartment for over thirty years.
Tapped by iconic guitarist Carlos Santana to make a film about the life of legendary farmworker activist Dolores Huerta, Peter Bratt panicked.