Category Archives: Documentary Film

Documentary short on African-American Catholic music culture

This past winter break, I had the chance to travel to Mississippi on a research stipend through the Hurford Center in order to film a short documentary on African-American Catholic music culture in the Deep South. During the filming, I … Continue reading

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Finishing My Documentary: “Chipinga”

Over the past few weeks since returning from England, I have been working around the clock to finish my documentary. I went through many stages of rough cuts—the first was 14-minutes and I was finally able to cut it down … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Beth Willman /// SAVING HUBBLE

This Thursday inaugurates the Hurford Center’s new Fall 2012 Tuttle Film Series “Re-Envisioning Film Across the Disciplines,” featuring three films and conversations organized by faculty from the Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities.  The series’ first film is Saving Hubble … Continue reading

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Filming through New England and the Mid-Atlantic

In my last post, I wrote that I am making a documentary this summer about my grandfather, Albert Schatz, who discovered streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis, when he was a 23-year-old graduate student at Rutgers University. The picture to … Continue reading

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Politics, Money, & Strippers’ Labor Rights

I am working on two documentary projects this summer with filmmakers Hima B and Tia Lessin & Carl Deal. Hima is “an independent writer/director/producer who makes social issue documentaries, narratives, experimental films and videos that explore the intersections of race, gender, … Continue reading

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