Doc Shorts: Method M

Doc Shorts: Method M

77 minutes

A sampler of films from students in the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, which applies the “Missouri Method” approach to the hands-on teaching of journalism to the field of documentaries.

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U.S.
2019
16 minutes
English
Directed by:
Bailey Synclaire

An archival documentary about the multi-generational relationship between three women: the filmmaker, her grandmother (who recorded much of her grandkids' childhoods on video), and her mother.

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Horsegirl

U.S.
2019
22 minutes
English
Directed by:
Olivia Jacobson

Courtney Sims has always had a soft spot for troubled horses, so working at a horse-rescue ranch is a dream come true.

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Jack (and Joe)

U.S.
2019
16 minutes
English
Directed by:
Jane Arnot

A moving profile of a nonverbal autistic young man, Jack, with emotionally frank narration by his twin brother, Joe.

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Qualm & Quietus

U.S.
2019
22 minutes
English
Directed by:
Phoebe Lyn Mussman

A profile of Hekate-worshiping witch Kerry Lynn, whose life is haunted by the ever-multiplying deaths of loved ones.

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With "Horsegirl" director Olivia Jacobson and subject Courtney Sims; "Qualm & Quietus" director Phoebe Mussman and subject Kerry Lynn Kasten-Easter; and Stacey Woelfel, director of the University of Missouri's Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism.