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13th SocDoc Thesis Showcase

Friday, September 29, 2023 (5:30 pm) -
Saturday, September 30, 2023

Event hosted by: MFA Social Documentary Film

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MFA Social Documentary Film presents the 13th Annual SocDoc Thesis Showcase featuring films from the class of 2023, including work by Sulite Bao, Sohee Jeon, Jessy Price, Hannah Rafkin, Xiaoying Echo Su, Frank Vitale, Xinyu Tina Xu, Mengyu Yan and Qinkai Kell Yang.

Screenings will occur in-person at the SVA Theatre in New York City (September 29-30) and online (Sept 29-Oct 8). More details about the films and program schedule to come in the summer of 2023. RSVP here for updates.


13th SocDoc Thesis Showcase

In-Person Screening Schedule

Fri. Sept. 29

5:30pm Tina Xu – May All Be Wed

6:50pm Frank Vitale – Queer Enough

7:50pm Yan Mengyu – Wangmo&Pema

9:10pm Kell Yang – Film Noir Cinema


Sat. Sept. 30

3pm Sulite Bao – Dark Denim

4pm Sohee Jeon – I’m Here for You

5:10pm Echo Su – Fighting Back

6:30pm Hannah Rafkin – Keeper *Showcase Spotlight*

7:50pm – Jessy Price – New Masculinities *Showcase Spotlight*

*Filmmakers’ Reception 9-10:30pm*


More info about the individual films, and SVA’s MFA Social Documentary Film program here.

SVA wants to ensure persons with disabilities have access to this event. If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodations to access or participate in this event, please reach out to the department at [email protected] or to SVA Disability Resources [email protected] at least 7 business days prior to the start of the event.

** Masks are encouraged by not required **