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12th Annual SocDoc Thesis Showcase

Saturday, October 01, 2022 5:00 pm

Reserve Tickets

Please Note: In accordance with SVA Theatre COVID-19 protocols. The public may attend the screening on Saturday, October 1 by registering at least 48 hours in advance. All visitors must show proof of vaccination (including booster, if eligible) and remain masked while indoors. Please click here for our current COVID protocols.

MFA Social Documentary Film presents the 12th Annual SocDoc Thesis Showcase featuring films from the class of 2022, including work by Mariana Baldó, Lydia EricksonZhaowei HuSunny Liu, Xinghan Liu, JM Mitchell and Vi Zhao. Additional graduates not screening are Sonja Moses and Jabu Ndlovu.

All films will screen online Thursday, September 29 through Sunday, October 9 and will be available worldwide.

Select screenings will also occur in-person at SVA Theatre in New York City on Saturday, October 1.

Click here to RSVP to receive streaming links, to attend any in-person screenings or online Q&As and to receive program updates. RSVP is required for all events.


Live screenings followed by Q&As in-person at the SVA Theatre

5:00pm – As the Curtain DropsVi Zhao

6:00pm – All Woven TogetherMariana Baldó

7:10pm – Also Beloved, directed by JM Mitchell

8:15pm – Fire SeasonLydia Erickson *Showcase Spotlight*

Screenings will be followed by an in-person reception for SocDoc Filmmakers and their guests at 9:00pm. This reception is invitation only.