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Families

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Alvy2, 2020

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Identifier: vma_2020spring_alvy_philip_daniel.pdf
Overview "ALVY2 is an online multimedia experience that explores a collection of creations that preserve a past generation. The various pieces dive into the relationship he had with his grandmother, who was a painter, photographer, chef, E.R. nurse, author, and dreamer. The installation reimagines the original artwork she had created in her lifetime and molds them into a new collaboration. Various materials are called upon, blending traditional art with new media to create an immersive experience....
Dates: 2020

Cuts, 2018

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Identifier: vm_2018fall_zeng_guangya.pdf
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"'Cuts' is a documentary about a 47-year-old man's career path and his relationship between his two fathers." -- Abstract

Dates: 2018

Golden Delicious, 2022

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Identifier: cw_2022fall_scherny_emily.pdf
Overview "Along with a deep investigation of the human condition, this is a story that dissects, tests, and questions the foundations, fundamentals, and the fruition of a few lived-in experiences, and of the various full-circle warm-belly miraculous feeling of life happening. Ultimately, it all gets compared to one object—a Golden Delicious apple, whose symbolism, history, and lore (Biblical or otherwise) makes for a metaphor that both incites and soothes humanity's inclines and descents. The action...
Dates: 2022

Gone Fishing, 2022

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Identifier: cw_2022spring_shahon_benjamin.pdf
Overview "Gone Fishing is a novel in progress that covers the formation and dissolution of a family, framed through a renegade fishing trip taken by father and son. The novel primarily covers two major periods in the characters' lives in parallel: the beginnings of parents Denise and Jared's romance in college and young adulthood, and Jared and Billy's fishing trip following the couple's years-long separation. The novel tackles themes of what makes adulthood, young love, and the stresses and...
Dates: 2022

Letters For Julian, 2019

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Identifier: sw_2019spring_cortes_maria.pdf
Overview "Letters for Julian is a coming-of-age dramedy about a Boston teenager who, after a sudden death of his mother, learns that he has an older brother who was given up for an adoption at an early age. Exploring themes of family ties, the importance of friendships and human connection, the script follows one main character through his journey on discovering what true family stands for, which leads to a final realization that sometimes blood ties are not the strongest, and our home is truly where...
Dates: 2019

Maybe The Kids Aren't Alright, 2022

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Identifier: cw_2022spring_bean_sarah.pdf
Overview "Maybe the Kids Aren't Alright is a story about three foster siblings: Millie, Louie, and Theo. Each one of them must learn to confront how the difficult and painful realities of their pasts continue to harm them in their present, if they ever hope to move forward to something better in their futures. For Millie, it's a toxic relationship with her mother looming over her every decision. For Louie, it's the pressure to always be perfect to keep everyone he cares for safe and happy. And for...
Dates: 2022

Ten Essays, 2019

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Identifier: cw_2019spring_viehman_morgan.pdf
Overview "'Ten Essays' is a collection of narrative and memoir essays that explores what happens after a family fractures. Beginning with her mother's obsession with restoring old houses and the aftermath of her father's abrupt departure, the narrator examines both herself and her family through the lens of repeating patterns, unexpected symbols, and inherited dysfunction. In an honest portrait of her family, the narrator traces pivotal moments in her rural childhood, discovering truths hidden in the...
Dates: 2019

Thank You I'm Sorry I Love You Goodbye, 2022

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Identifier: vm_2022spring_lounds_dominic.pdf
Overview "What is home after immigration and displacement? Family after loss? Memory after dementia? Using interviews with members of my family, this thesis is an attempt to answer those questions for my benefit as well as to prompt viewers to consider such questions for themselves. It is a personal documentary that centers immigrant experiences because it is a narrative that comes from my Jamaican family and uses their words in their voices. The experience exists entirely in virtual reality and so...
Dates: 2022

The Backside of God, 2020

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Identifier: vma_2020spring_seidel_hogan.pdf
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"'The Backside of God' is an experimental documentary utilizing archival footage, digital glitch, chemical abstraction, and direct animation to explore the intricacies of the artist's relationship with their late uncle, Doug Seidel." -- Abstratct

Dates: 2020

The Great Saving, 2022

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Identifier: cw_2022fall_amico_madilyn.pdf
Overview "The Great Saving is a heart-wrenching true story from the perspective of a young girl who realizes her parents are addicted to drugs. Madilyn and her siblings endure abuse, neglect, and trauma beyond measure. They're forced to grow up and raise each other, keep their parents' addiction a secret, and suffer silently and alone in rural North Carolina. Madilyn and her siblings can't help but anticipate the deaths of their parents or their own. But when her baby brother is born addicted to...
Dates: 2022

What is a Family: Using the Addams Family musical as an entry point for exploration., 2020

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Identifier: te_2020spring_howard_james.pdf
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"Using the Addams Family musical to develop and implement a performance assembly that explores the question, What is a family? In this social-emotional learning program students should recognize that all families are made from love and respect, no matter what they look like. This assembly was presented to the five elementary schools in Westwood, Massachusetts on March 3 and 5 of 2020." -- Abstract

Dates: 2020