Documentaries

All films produced by students at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. (Watch in HD)

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Filmmaker Hannah Hill explores the dangerous world of a military combat photographer from Fairview Heights, Illinois. Hill produced the film as a student for MC 454, a documentary production course in the Mass Communications Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

138,000 Volts


138,000 Volts from Kaleidoscope on Vimeo.    Levi Malan shows us the dangerous high wire act that is a daily job for utility workers like his father, an electrical lineman for Ameren UE. Malan produced the film for MC 454, a documentary production course in the Mass Communications Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Finding Fame


Finding Fame from Kaleidoscope on Vimeo. Directed by Clare Zell, who, like the subjects of her documentary, also wants to one day be famous.

Steel Snowflakes

Steel Snowflakes from Kaleidoscope on Vimeo.   Directed by Rosario Capello and David Holloway, the documentary takes us to Granite City, a steel town near St. Louis that has seen better days.

Comedian


Directed by Patrick Schafer, the documentary explores the struggle of a rising young performer trying to make it in the world of comedy.

Behind the Sequins


Directed by Jessica Fraser, this films looks at the world of a small town burlesque performer.

Here I Am


Directed by Erick Sykes. The story of a Missouri inmate serving life without parole for possession of marijuana.

Killing Time


Directed by David Massey, this poetic documentary explores time.

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