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Student showcase

Student Showcase

InShort DU Film/Video Showcase

Following are a sampling of student final documentary projects from the "InShort: DU Film/Video Showcase" held June 6, 2013.

These documentary films are the work of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Film Studies & Production major. Students must complete a final project video as part of a group. Students are responsible for pitching, writing, editing, producing and directing each piece.

Also available: 2012 InShort: DU Film/Video Showcase (narrative films)

Hope Is Free At This Shop

Refugees in Colorado find hope second hand.
Production team: Brian Bakos, Ty Dockter, Wanda Lakota, Xusiming


Refuge is a documentary about wolves and humans finding sanctuary in a place called Mission:Wolf.
Production team: Merle Gleiforst, Brittany Heath


The typical U.S. coffee shop becomes classroom and haven for Naseer, an Iraqi refugee who perseveres through the pain of the past to launch his American dream.
Production team: Montana Knapp, Jessica Markowitz, Courtney Merage


Leveled looks at death, the great equalizer, through a range of perspectives and reactions to our own mortality. 
Production team: Patrick Gillespie, Jennifer O'Connor, Mike McKelvey, David Stewart

Final Table

When one of the world's best poker players is knocked out within the first 30 minutes of the Amateur Championship, two unlikely players emerge as Final Table favorites. Production team: Samuel Granados, Jonny Havey, Dan Ketchum