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Bayou Whispers, 2019

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Identifier: pf_2019spring_wood_richard.pdf
Overview "Bayou Whispers is a supernatural thriller that tells the story of Jeannine LaRue, the sole survivor of her family after the devastation brought on by Hurricane Katrina. In the aftermath of the storm, she is "rescued" and held hostage as a sex slave, finally found and saved months later by sheriff's deputy Curtis Jones. Twelve years after Katrina, Jeannine is a new attorney who returns to New Orleans to save her old friend Curtis Jones—now a local thief and trafficker of stolen goods—after...
Dates: 2019

Before Completion, 2019

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Identifier: vm_2019spring_chen_xi.pdf
Overview "Before Completion is a short film about a painter's creative process: Lydia is a young artist who just received her first offer to paint for a gallery opening exhibition. When struggling for the best inspiration, she had a dream about different eyes and woke up feeling the urge to draw them out. Used up her imagination, Lydia started to look for a perfect subject in real life. She met this beautiful woman in a park but missed her out of miscommunication eventually. Confronting her...
Dates: 2019

Before I Go, 2021

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Identifier: vma_2021spring_duran_mendez_arantxa.pdf
Overview "Before I Go' is an experimental short film about a granddaughter's love letter to her recently passed grandmother. Shot in 16mm film, as well as 35mm photography, the film blurs the lines between past, present, life and death. Both Ektachrome and Negative 50D footage were used to delineate jumps in timeline and shifts in mood and tone. The film is inspired by the works of Isabel Allende and the magical realism genre. It questions the idea of physically being, and then being no more, and how...
Dates: 2021

Beliker, 2022

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Identifier: pf_2022fall_drake_kaasteen.pdf
Overview "On the islands of Beliker, Nakws'aatí people of the Tlagu tribe are killed, imprisoned, or re-educated. These are the witches. When S'áge, a twelve-year-old boy whose father had been hiding his son's Nakws'aatí side for six years, warns his village about a dangerous premonition he has had, his life is blown into chaos. Disowned by his father and shunned by his village, S'áge must learn to survive in a place where magic is persecuted. For the next seven years all S'áge wanted was to stay...
Dates: 2022

Below the Bloody Sea, 2023

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Identifier: pf_2023spring_wallen_jocelyn.pdf
Overview "This thesis is Act 1 of a queer fantasy romance novel with an estimated ending word count of 90-100 thousand words. It is a dual point of view work that follows Jarryn Hadeon, the captain of a cursed, mermaid-hunting vessel, and Trig Kaicero, a trans man on a journey to deliver his late mother's ashes to their ancestral homeland. The work aims to lovingly investigate queer love, the ways in which our lineage changes and challenges us, and the depth of experience of queer identities through...
Dates: 2023

Beneath the light : (Bajo la luz), 2017

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Identifier: vm_2017spring_yanez_mariaantonieta.pdf
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"The short film Beneath The Light shot on super16 follows the abrupt journey of an actress undergoing a mental and emotional crisis." --Abstract.

Dates: 2017

Beneath the Light of Three Moons, 2022

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Identifier: pf_2022spring_lagro_kallyn.pdf
Overview "After centuries beneath the rule of the tyrannic Dawa dynasty, the magic of Lunata has been sequestered to near extinction. With a child of the full moon being born just once every few generations, it seems fated when the second Dawa prince is be born with the bloodline. As the rest of the empire is subjected to religious persecution if caught worshipping the ancient lunar gods; Vestu-In, Rehsin and Sihn-Rah, the outlook for Lunata seems bleak. But when it comes to light that all three...
Dates: 2022

Beside the Wine Dark Sea, 2021

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Identifier: cw_2021spring_burke_anna.pdf
Overview "'Beside the Wine Dark Sea' is a novel-length retelling of Homer's 'The Odyssey' from the perspective of three female characters: Penelope, her handmaid Melantho, and the goddess Athena. The story explores familial, class, and gender relations in mythic Mycenean Greece, though some liberties are taken with historical facts. As Athena narrates, the two mortal protagonists struggle against the relentless onslaught of Penelope's suitors, all the while grappling with the calamitous effects of...
Dates: 2021

Best of My Love, 2022

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Identifier: sw_2022spring_brown_keilaj.pdf
Overview "The Best of My Love presents a drama/comedy feature-length script that explores the joys and challenges of maintaining a relationship between mother and daughter. Elizabeth, an actor who's just been nominated for her first Academy award, struggles to find her place both in the Hollywood industry and in life. Returning home to celebrate her parents' 30th anniversary, Elizabeth finds hope and healing through recounting stories of her mother, Joey's journey to finding love and hope in the bond...
Dates: 2022

Between Deaths, 2021

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Identifier: cw_2021spring_turner_charles.pdf
Overview "The purpose of this thesis is to showcase eight individual stories of fiction that are connected by distinct literary themes. These themes include parenthood and its subtle and sometimes not-so-subtle fallabilities [sic]; emotional disorientation; and the complexities of individualism. In lieu of traditional happy endings, I am examining how characters with unfortunate circumstances can learn to accept themselves for who they are, rather than who they are not. The goal behind this is...
Dates: 2021

Beyond the Horizon, 2020

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Identifier: cw_2020spring_peterson_erin.pdf
Overview "This memoir is the story of a 6,000-mile road trip, a journey undertaken to understand my father's suicide and grapple with the guilt of not having seen it coming. I embark on a quest to reconnect with my siblings, who are scattered throughout the country, and to find and gather what is left with our father gone. Driving over mountains and prairies and deserts, I find hope and companionship in a small furry creature at my side: a dog who came unexpectedly into my life just before I left."...
Dates: 2020

Beyond the letters by Julie Eyer., 2015

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Identifier: te_2015spring_eyer_julie.pdf
Overview "This project took traditional devised playmaking elements and brought them to the Internet. A survey was sent out over the Internet with questions revolving around the topic of the Greek life system in American colleges. From the verbatim responses, a script was created. Auditions were held, and six actors presented a staged reading of the script. A talkback with the cast, creator, and audience followed. This project created a safe, anonymous way for people to express thoughts about a given...
Dates: 2015

BGKB: Black Girl Korean Boy, 2021

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Identifier: sf_2021spring_jackson_lily.pdf
Overview "Financial consultant ASIA JONES (27, Black American female) and Big Pharma heir JASON KWON (30, Korean male) engagement is running smoothly. Asia's family likes Jason well enough, and they have a good life together in LA. However, Jason receives a call from his mother SUSAN (50s, Korean female) that his father PHILIP (50s, Korean male) had a car accident and is in critical condition, prompting Jason to return home after four years abroad. It wouldn't be so bad, except Jason's parents have...
Dates: 2021

Big Time Tief, 2021

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Identifier: cw_2021spring_felix_winelle.pdf
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"This thesis is a collection of fictional stories linking together the brokenheartedness of locational displacement. The stories closely follow characters toggling back and forth between a past they once knew and a present they will never belong to. These stories explore central themes of the American Dream concerning Caribbean migration, isolation, and assimilation, all present in the landscape that is the American society." -- Abstract

Dates: 2021

Billy, 2018

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Identifier: wf_2018spring_rolincik_kylie.pdf
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"President of the Massachusetts Senate, Billy Bulger, sacrifices his political legacy to protect his mob boss older brother, Whitey Bulger." --Abstract. --page 7.

Dates: 2018

Black Hole, 2019

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Identifier: vm_2019spring_yang_yihang.pdf
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"Black Hole is a sound work featured with electroacoustic composition and field recording taking place in a dark space. It creates a journey/transformation a fish travels from the fish market back to the ocean in a seaside city in southern China, Shenzhen. Black Hole is a sound installation talking about happened and happening." -- Abstract

Dates: 2019

Black Rabbit, 2022

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Identifier: pf_2022spring_correia_jennifer.pdf
Overview "A tattoo, a coded journal, a Jane Doe who may or may not be a former girlfriend—these are the only things that Mari Cassidy knows about her life from before she arrived in Mission, South Carolina two years ago. And, if graduating high school with no plan wasn't bad enough, Mari's past is finally catching up with her. Her visions are growing increasingly disorienting, the pain from skin contact is becoming unbearable, and her only remedy is to wear gloves despite the summer heat. Hoping to...
Dates: 2022

Black Sea by the handful, 2017

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Identifier: cw_2017fall_dannenberg_kenan.pdf
Overview "From villages on the Turkish-Syrian border, to the bustling neighborhoods of Istanbul, Black Sea by the Handful spans the varied locales of Turkey through five stories following such people as an exhausted florist training a neighborhood stray to blow up the president, a smuggler trafficking a girl who claims to be pregnant via parthenogenesis, a swimmer hoping to escape the gravity of Soma mine, a father who loses his three daughters in the wake of the Gezi Park protests, and the daughter...
Dates: 2017

Black to Reality: Participatory Design of a Virtual Reality Training Program for Reentry with Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women, 2018

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Identifier: cm_2018fall_teng_melissa_qingping.pdf
Overview "'Back To Reality' is a virtual reality-based reentry training program for a women's prison, created with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women as collaborators. Conceptually drawing on VR exposure theory, this first prototype consists of facilitated discussions centered around a series of guided, first-person 3D-360° video episodes that depict psychologically stressful situations that women commonly face when returning home. Critical story and production elements—including...
Dates: 2018

Blade mouth, 2017

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Identifier: cw_2017spring_roach_breauna.pdf
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"Blade Mouth works to negotiate how the complexities of conflict can manifest into the kind of pressure that breaks and, maybe, the kind of pressure that purifies." --Abstract.

Dates: 2017