10th Annual SocDoc Thesis Showcase April 1-4, 2021

March 22, 2021
10th Annual SocDoc Thesis Showcase April 1-4, 2021

Join Us to Celebrate the Films of
SVA's MFA Social Documentary Film 
Class of 2020

Celebrating SocDoc's tenth class of graduates, Showcase Screenings will take place entirely online April 1-4, and are available worldwide.  

Department Chair Maro Chermayeff says, “these filmmakers inspire and amaze us—especially as they began their films before the pandemic and finished them in newfound isolation.” 

The Thesis Showcase exhibits the work-in-progress documentaries of Veronique EngelAdam EvansCatherine FinsnessYuby Hernandez, Keliang LiHansen LinOxana OnipkoRohan RaoReed SmithBen WangShuming ZhangZooey Zhang, and Weixin Zhuang. Class of 2020 graduates not screening their films include Mark CrowellJamie Deredorian-DeliaShiqin GaoAo Li, and Cheng Yang.

In addition to the online screenings, SocDoc hosts live Q&A events with the filmmakers, SocDoc faculty, and special guests, as well as a Filmmakers Reception on Saturday, April 2 in a unique online location.

Take a look at galleries.sva.edu/socdocshowcase10 for more details on each of the films, and at the Showcase Trailer, edited by Caroline Berler (SocDoc Class of 2017)

Screenings are free and open to the public; RSVP required.