Student films from our program took top short documentary awards at the 2022 Black Star Film Festival.
Adrian Burrell’s 2021 thesis film The Game God(S) won the Best Short Documentary award. Jurors Errin Haines, Michelle Ortiz and Asad Muhammad said this in their jury statement:
The Game God(S) plays like a sermon, and is brimming with thoughtful, tender, exciting images. The perspective is unique and unexpected to the point of knocking the jury members off their seats.
Aurora Brachman's 2021 thesis film Still Waters won the Audience Award for Best Short Documentary.