Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts



First Advisor

William Arscott, M.F.A.

Second Advisor

Christopher Talbot, M.F.A.

Third Advisor

Linda Post, M.F.A.

Fourth Advisor

Sudeshna Roy, Ph.D.


This study attempts to address the personal conflicts that a filmmaker must face in the making of a documentary. It contrasts definitions and theories with the experience of producing the documentary entitled Immigrant Stories and the ethical implications of making it. To conclude, it summarizes the results of the study as final thoughts.

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