Georgetown University Library Showcase – Documentary Projects

Fall 2020

The Village Well is a bookstore-cafe in Culver City, CA planning to open in the week of December 13. Jennifer Caspar has been dreaming of starting this business for decades, and when the chips finally fell into place, the world fell apart
This is a news video about the impact of COVID-19 on the arts community in D.C.
By documenting the breakfast of retired people, lunch of middle-aged office workers, and midnight snack of young students, our documentary will explore the real reasons behind different eating habits and lifestyles.

Spring 2020

This short documentary exposes the truly bizarre wrongful conviction of an African American military veteran and former police officer who received an unprecedented 45-year prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter.
A short documentary that exposes the injustice that resulted in the wrongful conviction of Terrel Barros, who was sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 30 years.
This short documentary exposes the layers of injustice culminating in the wrongful conviction of Edward Martinez.
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Bryson is a senior instructor teaching Shaolin Kungfu in DC. Practicing Kungfu really changed his life

Spring 2019

This documentary explores the intricacies of beauty supply stores in the DMV area.
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This documentary tells the story of a man wrongfully convicted of murder in 1991.
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This film sheds light on one man's story of a wrongful conviction and the immense challenges facing innocent inmates seeking exoneration.
This documentary tells the story of lead poisoning Calumet, of motherhood, and of the will to fight environmental racism and violence.
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Fall 2018

A short video on food insecurity and how it affects the classroom.
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This project honors the men and women who have served our country.
This video delves into the prison labor system of the U.S. to understand its a underpinnings, pervasiveness, and potential reforms.
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This film explores the changing policies of the U.S. government that affect migrants from Central America.
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Spring 2018

What does the District Wharf represent to the DC community after opening in 2017?
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Fall 2017

A documentary featuring those who struggle with Pulmonary Arterial hypertension (PAH).
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Why do we regard so many wars as "forgotten wars"? What consequences do we face when we deny these wars the cultural and academic attention they deserve?
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This participatory documentary explores the DC brunch scene with a group of millennials.
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Last April, Harvey Fitz, 30, began hosting Poetic Vibes, a monthly open mic in Anacostia.
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