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Mission Statement: Providing new media tools and channels to create equitable and engaged communities where underserved voices are heard.   Vision Statement: Changing Lives and perspectives through media arts. ...

Last Chance Indies – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (August 9 – August 22)

Toni Morrison The Pieces I Am is a documentary celebrating the life and legacy of one of history’s most talented novelists, Toni Morrison. This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines ...

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem (August 9 – August 22)

The Reports of Sarah and Saleem tells the story of Sarah, an Israeli café owner living in West Jerusalem, who has a clandestine relationship with Saleem, her Palestinian bread vendor, who lives in East Jerusalem. ...

What You Gonna Do When The World’s On Fire? (August 16 – August 22)

What You Gonna Do When the World’s on Fire? is the story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of young African American men sent shockwaves ...

Fall Teen Producers Project 2019

Welcome to Media Arts Center San Diego’s Award Winning Teen Producers Project – Fall 2019!   In our Fall 2019 filmmaking programs, teens will learn the principals of documentary filmmaking or ...

Youth Media & Tech Camps – Summer 2019

Welcome to Media Arts Center San Diego’s Youth Media & Tech Camps – Summer 2019! Where youth flex their creativity and technology muscles by creating their own movies!     In our Summer ...

Last Chance Indies – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (August 9 – August 15)

A documentary celebrating the life and legacy of one of history’s most talented novelists, Toni Morrison. This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the ...

Last Chance Indies: Maiden (July 26 – August 15)

Maiden is the incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. “A taut, gripping documentary ...

At War (En Guerre) (August 2 – August 8)

Despite heavy financial sacrifices on the part of their employees and record profits that year, the management of Perrin Industries decides to shut down a factory. The 1,100 employees, led by their spokesman Laurent ...

PSL Presents: Battleship Potemkin (August 2 – August 8)

For 9 decades, Sergei Eisenstein’s 1925 masterpiece has remained the most influential silent film of all time. Yet each successive generation has seen BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN subjected to censorship and recutting, ...