Hanzhang Shen

Hanzhang Shen

Hanzhang Shen grew up in Hang Zhou, China and graduated from ZheJiang University of Media and Communications with a BFA in Directing of Television. Hanzhang is a person with keen interest on social issues besetting her country. Her inspiration comes from projects she worked on during her time as a student in one of China’s leading institutions of learning. It was at this university that she discovered a voice of significance involved in her own country, which as unique as it is faces tremendous internal social changes and challenges as China gears towards globalization. Growing up in this diverse and unique culture, has given her rich insights of the dramatic changes taking place such as unemployment, health care issues, migration, and human rights.

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DOC NYC 2019 - SocDoc in Abundance!
October 21, 2019

DOC NYC 2019 - SocDoc in Abundance!

We are thrilled to see so many SocDoc filmmakers a part of this year’s DOC NYC line-up! DOC NYC, America's largeset documentary festival, is entering it's tenth year, November 6-15, 2019. We are proud long-time supporters of the festiva Read More
Fall 2020 Info Sessions
October 15, 2019

Fall 2020 Info Sessions

Ready to incite change and amplify the compelling stories you find in the world? Our graduate documentary film program sharpens your artistic voice. Read More
SocDoc Faculty Films Airing Now!
October 09, 2019

SocDoc Faculty Films Airing Now!

SVA MFA Documentary Faculty prides itself on the fact that our entire faculty are working filmmakers. And, they are busy! Here’s a rundown of just some of our faculty’s recent films. Click the links to watch the films & find out more! Read More
9th Annual Thesis Showcase Films
September 24, 2019

9th Annual Thesis Showcase Films

Celebrate the graduates of School of VISUAL ARTS MFA Social Documentary Film with the 9th Annual Thesis Showcase. We are proud to celebrate GROUP 9, the class of 2019! Here we share their work-in-progress thesis films, which inspire and a Read More