Maiwenn’s Div III project, entitled, “Her Education,” incorporates interviews with the young mothers who are working towards their GED and eventual college plans, along with Maiwenn’s intimate portraits of the women.
Hampshire College will be well-represented at the 2013 Ann Arbor Film Festival, with screenings of films by alums Ken Burns 71F, Emily Hubley 76F, Rhys Ernst 01S, and Josh Weissbach 05F and film and video professor Baba Hillman (pictured right).
Aaron Berman 70F, professor of history, received his B.A. from Hampshire College, and M.A. and Ph.D. in United States history from Columbia University.
He is particularly interested in the history of Jewish and Arab nationalisms, as …
“It’s a unique little movie,” he adds, noting that it’s a trailblazer in animation. The nomination vindicates risk-taking, something that Gillis values. “That culture of having the freedom to approach things from your own perspective, and in your own way, is the most important thing I took away from my time at Hampshire,” he says.
Like most Hampshire students, Nara Williams 09F is creative, bold about putting her ideas into action, and concerned about living in an environmentally responsible manner.
Nierenberg worked with Nora Stedman 09F, alums Seth Toles 08F and Colin Roache 09F, and Anton Kochepasov, a programmer they met at the event. The team came up with a web platform that Nierenberg said “would allow people all over the world to inexpensively share real time sensor data.”
Her special areas of interest are playwriting and gender issues in theatre history and theatre practice.