Georgetown University Library Showcase – Documentary Projects

Spring 2024

Donna Hockman is serving a life sentence for shooting her abusive ex-boyfriend in an act of self-defense. It is time to bring her home.
In 1985, Ronald Glenn was not charged due lack of sufficient evidence. 22 years later, he was charged with 50 years despite DNA evidence pointing to another culprit. Ronald has been wrongfully convicted for 17 years, Georgetown students are made this documentary to advocate for his freedom.
Ostrich meat is a healthier and more sustainable alternative to beef- so why don't we see more ostrich farms in the U.S.?

Spring 2023

Special Olympics Georgetown holds its field day every year in the spring, bringing together kids with special needs from all over DC!

Fall 2022

DC Ward 8C07 Commissioner Salim Adofo speaks on his origins and influences, leadership, and addressing community matters in his capacity.
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Spring 2022

For this video project, I went around D.C. to ask residents whether or not they liked their jobs and why they chose that particular career path. I wanted to do this type of interview-on-the-street video because for the last couple of years, "The Great Resignation" has bombarded our screens which is a phrase explaining why an increasing number of Americans are quitting their jobs since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Fall 2021

Two courageous women attended all-male Georgetown's medical school in 1880. Learn about their lives and legacies in this short documenary on the trailblazing visionary physicians Dr. Annie E. Rice and Dr. Jeannette J. Sumner.
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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 tells the story of lead poisoning Calumet, of motherhood, and of the will to fight environmental racism and violence.
This film sheds light on one man's story of a wrongful conviction and the immense challenges facing innocent inmates seeking exoneration.

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?

Fall 2017

Last April, Harvey Fitz, 30, began hosting Poetic Vibes, a monthly open mic in Anacostia.
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