Documentary A: Social Issues

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

11:00 am to 12:20 pm

Runtime: 77 minutes
Rated PG: Adult Themes

Examining lives and the world around us.

“Oil and Ice: The Risks of Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Ocean”

7 minutes, 2012
Directed by Kiley Kroh and Lauren Santa Cruz
Contact: lsantacruz (at) americanprogress (dot) org

Perspectives of those who depend on the Arctic Ocean for their livelihood.


“The Vanishing Herds: The Fate of the American Mustang”

15 minutes, 2012  (Student)
Produced by Amelia Cragle, Aya Hoffman, Bradley Kolodner, Kelsey Vachon, Taylor Conti
Contact: bradkolodner (at) gmail (dot) com

An examination of the government’s controversial removal of wild horses from public land.


“Portrait of an Occupation”

12 minutes, 2012
Directed by Joe Kirkland
Contact: joeykexpress (at) gmail (dot) com

A unique view inside the struggles of a protest movement.


“Boom or Bust”

12 minutes, 2012
Directed by Andrew Satter and Jessica Goad
Contact: asatter (at) americanprogress (dot) org

Mining versus tourism in a small Southwest town.


“Love Hacking”

21 minutes, 2011  (Student)
Directed by Jenni Nelson
Contact: jennin (at) gmail (dot) com

A virtual relationship becomes a reality.


“Caves: The Social Underground”

10 minutes, 2011  (Student)
Directed by Jennifer Bird
Contact: lukemcmahon2 (at) gmail (dot) com

Underground explorers share a special camaraderie.