Documentary for Health and Social Justice

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 7:00 pm
Still from Engender
Student-produced documentaries from the fall semester explore a range of health and social issues. The films seek to foster discussion, raise solutions and best practices and, above all, invite action for health and social justice. Reception: 6:30pm. Free.
Fine Arts Building, Coppola Theatre
Health Equity Institute, Cinema Department
Health Equity Institute
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  • Engender looks at drag queens as emblems of queer visibility, and drag culture as an inherently progressive force.
  • Fire Hazards looks at how the constant exposure to toxins and chemicals that firefighters face lead to higher cancer rates and explores what can be done to save the lives of these lifesavers.
  • Resilience Undocumented explores the effects of globalization, poverty and legal status on the well-being of the men who stand on San Francisco’s street corners, the Jornaleros.
  • The Young and the Techless explores how access to technology impacts the lives and futures of low-income youth in the San Francisco Bay Area.


  • Greta Snider
  • Rachel Poulain