The showcase is free and being offered both live and streamed online.

Brooklyn College is proud to showcase nine documentaries created by undergraduate students in the Film Department and the Department of Television, Radio & Emerging Media at this year’s DOC NYC Film Festival.

You can buy tickets to attend the event live here. The live showings will run on November 11, beginning at 11 a.m. Films will also be steamed and can be watched here from November 10 at midnight, until November 18 at 11:59 p.m.

“We are enormously proud of our undergraduate documentary students whose work is showcased in the 2021 DOC NYC Festival,” said Annette Danto, professor and chair of the Film Department and the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. “These documentaries were directed during COVID, making them all the more remarkable, given the many pandemic-related challenges.”

Between Me and Him | Director: Alaa Seoudy
In 2017, Seoudy moved to New York after getting married in Egypt. Thinking back, he explores the relationship between immigration and fatherhood. What does America truly represent for Seoudy? (USA, Egypt, 13 MIN)

Finding Your Purpose | Director: Maya Kirsch
A student is struggling to decide what to do with her life. (USA, 3 MIN)

Glitch | Director: Anslem Joseph
Throughout all the mishaps, malfunctions, and setbacks he confronts, a young Black man must learn how to embrace his glitches in life. (USA, 4 MIN)

In Loving Memory (Of Who We Used To Be) | Director: Vicky Lee
This film reminisces about the growing pains and awkward tween years of a Chinese-American girl. (USA, 7 MIN)

Saigon: Organized Chaos | Director: Brian Kaspiev
A look into the flow of traffic in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (USA, 8 MIN)

Silence | Director: Joseph Edelheit
In isolation, we see the effects of light and darkness on the mind and body. (USA, 2 MIN)

Silence—A Self Portrait | Director: Milton Fernandez
In a time of imposed isolation, one is learning to accept and find solace in the moments of silence. (USA, 2 MIN)

We Should Talk | Director: Joshua Deveaux
A documentary about a man who navigates the difficulties of being Black in America to follow his dream of becoming a videogame developer. (USA, 12 MIN)

Woman of Color | Director: Alexa Whyte
A photographer who once saw the world in black and white discovers the world of color and, in turn, herself. (USA, 5 MIN)

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with members of the filmmaking teams.

All guests and staff will be required to comply with DOC NYC health and safety protocols while attending DOC NYC events.