Spring 2017 Lab Documentaries
A filmmaker takes a journey to understand family dynamics – and discovers the nuances of colorism.
Filmmaker Crystal del Valle chronicles the transformation of a young girl who begins life as a victim, to emerge as a survivor.
Urban explorers discuss taking risks to discover the city’s hidden treasures.
A young man’s discovery of his Lebanese culture changes the way he copes with depression
Never As It Seems
A young artist in a prestigious performing arts high school struggles to understand where she belongs.
Only In NY
Real New Yorkers share their stories and perspectives of living in an eclectic and vibrant city.
An exploration of the positive and negative effects that labels have on queer youth.
Poetry in Motion
A poet struggles to find his serenity, while coping with the stresses of daily life.
A young man celebrates his parent’s journey to America, and the sacrifices they made for their children’s futures.
Silver Arm Nina
Twelve years after the passing of his grandmother, Hip-Hop artist/educator James “SoSoon” Gantt continues to search for ways to keep her memory alive.
The Beauty of a Rose
It’s hard enough to be a good dancer. What does it take to be a true artist?
The Water Project
A Brooklyn based artist, hailing from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, creates an art installation that sparks conversation around the Flint water crisis.