Spring Thesis Showcase Screening

We are excited to present our spring DFP Thesis Showcase screening of Our Side in the ZSR Auditorium on Tuesday, March 19 at 6 p.m. Our Side follows documentarian and sexual abuse survivor, Jinglin Zeng (MFA ’23), as she embarks on a journey to heal and reclaim her narrative. […]

Sheridan to Judge Scripps Howard Journalism Awards

Professor of Practice Chris Sheridan has been selected as a judge for the 71st Annual Scripps Howard National Journalism awards – one of the most distinguished journalism awards in the industry.   With a focus on high-impact and investigative storytelling, the awards honor work from television stations, […]

DFP & Get in the Game Team Up for Q Ball Screening & Discussion

The Documentary Film Program and Get in the Game invite you to a screening of the powerful sports documentary Q Ball. The award-winning film chronicles the lives of incarcerated basketball players at San Quentin State Prison, exploring inmates’ personal struggles as they search for redemption and transcendence both […]

Finding Home Makes PBS Debut!

Finding Home, directed by Sidney Beeman (MFA ’22) will make its broadcast debut on West Virginia PBS on Friday, January 12.  “It’s an incredible honor to share my film on PBS—a dream I’ve had for so long—and now, it’s becoming a reality,” said Beeman. Finding […]

Festival Debut for MA Thesis Film

We are delighted to share the news that Pain into Passion, directed by Brandi Hall (MA ’22) has been selected to screen at the Ocean City Film Festival in March of 2024. Pain into Passion is an emotional exploration of how a family moves beyond loss to save […]