Mimesis Documentary Festival

The Mimesis Documentary Festival is an immersive theatrical and virtual experience featuring in-person and at-home screenings, workshops, and conversations with documentary artists, scholars, and producers from across the world.



Moth moving through a surreal atmosphere

Mimesis Documentary Festival: Submissions Now Open

Write a single sentence evoking the ideas of documentary, experimentation, process, and acceptance… Submissions are... Read more
1948 movie poster

1948: Creation and Catastrophe with Dr. Ahlam Muhtaseb

Please join us for Mediterranean snacks and a film screening and discussion of 1948: Creation... Read more
Two polaroids from Gaada by Iva Radivojevic.

Masterclass: A Secret Cinema

“Life is always spectral, my life is always spectral, and in the trace is always... Read more




The Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media is generously supported by the College of Media, Communication and Information, the Department of Critical Media Practices, the Research and Innovation Office, and by individual contributions.

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