Making News – Kellie Etling and Caitlyn Johannes documentary

Recent Honors Program graduates, Kellie Etling and Caitlyn Johannes, submitted their short documentary, Queerly Beloved, to the Amazon Prime All Voices Film Festival and it was accepted. If you have Amazon Prime, you can watch the video here. The video explores gender, sexuality, and the experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals.

Honors Symposia – After Spring screening and Q&A with the filmmakers

Ellen Martinez (left) and Steph Ching (right) answer questions after the screening of After Spring
Ellen Martinez (left) and Steph Ching (right) answer questions after the screening of After Spring

The Honors Program recently screened After Spring, a documentary film about the largest Syrian refugee camp, Zaatari, in Jordan.  The filmmakers, Ellen Martinez and Steph Ching, came down for the screening. There was a Q&A after we watched the movie, during which the filmmakers provided a number of insights into the documentary filmmaking process.