A Digital Story by Ben Hartman
“How much suffering is enough?" asks Ben Hartman, a 33-year-old doctor who contracted cancer at the age of 28. The question runs deep for Ben who grew up in a family where members had perished in the Holocaust. In collaboration with Lizzy Lees.
A Digital Story by Erin Price Schabert
Diagnosed with breast cancer at 27, Erin determined not to let cancer take anything from her and to use the experience when she was done. Devoting herself to working with others with cancer, her life took an unexpected turn, when her father was In collaboration with with Elaina Kimes.
A Digital Story by Jacque Buschmann
“I don’t hate cancer… even if it blew up the life I knew,” says Jacque. “…Because under all of the rubble of vulnerability, pain, loss, and uncertainty, I found the most beautiful little gems.” Faced with one medical crisis and then another, this remarkable young woman tells her story of continuing transformation. In collaboration with Samantha Adamson.
A Digital Story by Rodney Stotts
A story by Rodney Stotts, an ex-drug dealer, falconer and environmentalist, about the trials and tribulations involved in cleaning the dirtiest places. In collaboration with Kady Buchanan. (Video)
A Digital Story by Sam and Susan Simon
When his wife of fifty years was diagnosed with cancer, Sam “knew how it was going to end.” He threw himself into writing a play about this “dance” with his wife. For the first time in this digital story, Susan talks about Sam and their cancer journey together, calling it “our” story. More than a story about cancer, it is a love story told by two people who know each other deeply. In collaboration with Allie Gardner, Geet Jeswani and Chantel Romero Hernandez.
A Place on the River
Historical piece on the east coast's oldest African American boating club: the Seafarers' Yacht Club. (Video)
Brainfood. Eat. Learn. Cook.
"[The film] tells the story about our organization that we can share with future students, potential volunteers, funders and board members." (Video)
Connected by Design
A story by Brenda Richardson, her life as an eco-feminist, and her link to the Anacostia. In collaboration with Erika Baumann and Allison Arlotta. (Video)
Making Do With What You Have
A story by Francis Wheeler focusing on growing up in south-eastern Washington DC near the Anacostia River in collaboration with Ted Samuel. (Video)
Restorying the Anacostia
By Emma Boorboor, Danny Peters, Rasheda Kahn (Video)
St. Elizabeths Hospital
Students in the Unseen Unheard course produced a documentary on the historic hospital. (Video)