Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 2-1-2016

Embargo Period


Event Date

February 16, 2016; February 25, 2016; March 1, 2016; March 22, 2016


MDOCS, Documentary, Storytelling, Event, Brian Murphy, Youth FX, Ethics Bowl, Exploremore, Bhawin Suchak


Project VIS February/March events:

Ethics Bowl: Media Production Ethics and Morals

Tue February 16 @ 6-8pm, Emerson Auditorium

Soon to be a required seminar for students taking MDOCS and Media & Film Studies production courses, this training session tackles issues facing today's non-fiction storytellers. The session will be a combination of lecture providing tips followed by an activity in which attendees grapple with a real-world case and come together to discuss solutions.

This is an important seminar for any students who are or will be working with subjects outside of the campus community.

Exploremore: Media & Film Studies and MDOCS

Thu February 25

MFS @ 5-6pm, TISCH 301

MDOCS @ 6-7pm, TISCH 301

Interested in a Media & Film Studies minor? Curious about documentary work and media production? Meet faculty & students in both programs to learn more!

Award Winning Youth FX Program with Bhawin Suchak

Tue March 1:

11:10-12:30pm: Join the conversation in 'Principles of Doc' (Zankel 214)

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch discussion with Director Bhawin Suchak (LI113) - RSVP appreciated,

6-8pm: SCREENING of award-winning shorts (Davis Auditorium)

Albany's own Youth FX film program presents an evening of award-winning short films with a Q & A with the filmmakers after the screening. These powerful short films range from dramatic narratives to insightful documentaries that reveal the hopes, dreams and realities of young people living in the capital region. Written, directed, and produced by local teens, Youth FX films have screened and won awards at some of the biggest film festivals across the country including: San Francisco International Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival and Woodstock Film Festival. Brian Murphy: Is This a Lynching Photo? Forgotten Archives of White Supremacist Violence
March 22, 7pm
Payne Room, Tang Museum