Bella Randle Racklin: SocDoc Alumni Profile

By Yijia Zeng


A profile of Bella Randle Racklin, SVA MFA Social Documentary Film 2018 graduate, a 2020 BAFTA Newcomers program participant and recipient of a 2019 grant from NYC Women's Fund for Media, Music and Theater. She discusses her forthcoming feature documentary FLOATING VICTORIA, and her time at SocDoc, where she learned to tell the stories of artists, and how to pick up a camera in response to current events.

Director: Lisa Durden
Editor: Yijia Zeng
Producer: JohnMichael Mitchell
Cinematographer: Alice Chen Chen
Sound Mixer: Shuli Tan
Gaffers: Shangze Li and Taisiya Ivanova
Music by Audio Network

This interview was produced as an in-class assignment in Spring 2020, led by instructors Erik Spink & Amitabh Joshi

To learn more about SVA's MFA Social Documentary Film program, visit


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