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Fall Lab 2016

Flourescent Adolescent
Flourescent Adolescent by Samuel Schachter
6:13

Flourescent Adolescent

A teen examines his compulsion for material objects and his belief that the right clothes could bring him happiness. But after a trip hiking the mountains of Colorado, he makes a change in his lifestyle.

Fall Lab 2016
Identity
Firebreak
Firebreak by Yaxin Chen
7:22

Firebreak

A transgender teen explores their new relationship with their mother and their Chinese culture since coming out.

Fall Lab 2016
Who Am I?
Who Am I? by Poyshel Chowdhury
3:42

Who Am I?

Sometimes diversity can lead to feelings of isolation. A young man struggles to fit until he discovers a new community through basketball.

Fall Lab 2016
Identity
What If
What If by Danxian Liu
4:58

What If

A young woman recounts the struggles of moving from one place to another and its impact on friendships. Now settled in Brooklyn, she explores the importance of building and maintaining friendships.

Fall Lab 2016
Identity
Distorted Reality
Distorted Reality by Marlon A. Francis
7:58

Distorted Reality

Growing up, Marlon was able to create a complete world with his imagination. Stepping out, he discovers a world of racism and xenophobia – and decides to take action against them.

Fall Lab 2016
Society & Politics
The Future Speaks Now
The Future Speaks Now by Lucas Hoye
8:41

The Future Speaks Now

In the wake of Donald Trump’s presidency, this film explores the viewpoints of teenagers – too young to vote in the recent election – voicing their opinions on his policies and what an ideal leader looks like.

Fall Lab 2016
Society & Politics
Black Sheep
Black Sheep by Camryn Mina
8:17

Black Sheep

What does it mean to be a black girl from Bed-Stuy attending an exclusive NYC private school? A filmmaker examines her own experiences and those of girls in similar situations, knowing that not only are they stepping into a different school, they’re stepping into a different world.

Fall Lab 2016
Identity
Made for you and me
Made for you and me by Nicole Chow
7:24

Made for you and me

These are the reasons why my family has been migrating from different ends in the world, creating a culturally rich spectrum within myself.

Fall Lab 2016
Immigration
Live with it
Live with it by Chantha Bracero
5:05

Live with it

A tale of a family struggling to survive the harsh terms of reality when the father is incarcerated.

Fall Lab 2016
Family, Divorce & Loss
The Fear is good
The Fear is good by Alice Yeung
5:35

The Fear is good

A woman recounts the tales of her troubled youth. Take a glimpse into the turbulent world of a young immigrant mother.

Fall Lab 2016
Immigration
Wei of the Cranes
Wei of the Cranes by Wei Ye Ng
5:16

Wei of the Cranes

This film is about the filmmaker’s struggle to choose a career and make his parents proud.

Fall Lab 2016
Immigration

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