Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 13:37

Dear students,  

The School of Cinema is offering a newly developed International Documentary Summer Program taken place in China from June 9 to July 4, 2019.  

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM SUMMER WORKSHOP is a flagship faculty-led short-term study abroad program sponsored by the School of Cinema since 2010. This unique course takes students abroad on a three and half-week immersion experience to learn and explore the history, cultural and life experience through documentary filmmaking.  

The newly developed summer program will be taken place in the ancient mountain villages, located in Fujian province of southeast of China. The workshop will be conducted in English with support of language, culture and production assistance from Xiamen University, one of the major research universities in China. SFSU students will take CINE 634: International Documentary Workshop and receive 6 units of credits (undergraduate or graduate). Cinema professor Weimin Zhang will be the trip leader and instructor of this program in 2019.


INFORMATION SESSION: Meet the trip leader, Prof. Weimin and program alumni  

TIME: Thursday @ 12:30pm, February 14, 2018  

LOCATION: Coppola Theater FA 101


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:   Tuition and Fees: Tuition for 6 credits plus Round trip airfare.  NO Program Fee  

Expenditure: Lodging (breakfast included), local transportation and etc: Approx. $600 (for 3 and half weeks), plus round-trip international airfare.  

Prerequisite: Must be a senior Cinema major, have completed Core courses (CINE 200, CINE 202, CINE 204, CINE 211, CINE 212), CINE 340, CINE 341, or equivalents with grades of C or better, and at lease one intermediate level production courses (preferred CINE472, CINE 428, CINE 426, CINE 458  or equivalent, to enroll in this course. open to both undergraduate and graduate students