VIDEO GALLERY: UNF college students produce 7 Jacksonville documentaries

Seven films were produced by student filmmakers this year, from Jacksonville Muay Thai to a night in an American legion.

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – AfterImage Documentary produces multiple films each year as part of a documentary production course at the University of North Florida.

The course was created and taught by Jillian Smith, Associate Professor of English and Film at UNF.

This year seven films were produced by student filmmakers, from Jacksonville Muay Thai to a night in an American legion. The film styles produced include poetic montages, studio experiments, street interviews, and historical documentaries.

The films premiered on Thursday, April 25th, at the Museum of Contemporary Art. You can see all of the films below.

Jacksonville Muay Thai distinguished itself through three young fighters. Shot and edited by Jack Polefko, Connor Ackerman and Bri Dierksen in Jacksonville, Florida. 2019

One night filming at the American Legion 316 in Jacksonville, Florida. 2019. An AfterImage documentary by Paula Legaspi and Hank Ingraham.

The title says it all. Directed, recorded and edited by Kevia Mitchell in Jacksonville, Florida. 2019

This short documentary uses interviews and experiments to shed light on women’s problems on social media. An AfterImage documentary by Sarah Glenn, Kevin Glennon and Laura Sparks. 2019.

The Cross Florida Barge Canal

This historical documentary tells an important story about Florida’s environmental history and the woman in it, both surprising and not. Created by Sean Harris 2019.

On the streets with Andrew Ballantyne

On the Streets takes the pulse of the people of Saint Augustine by asking them some familiar and unfamiliar questions ….. Created by Joey Hill and Andrew Ballantyne in Saint Augustine, Florida 2019.

A poetic montage of Jacksonville architecture that ends up asking a really important question about our relationship with evolution. Shot and edited by Joe Manuola in Jacksonville, Florida 2019.

For previous videos produced by AfterImage students, click here.

More information about the AfterImage documentary:

AfterImage Documentary seeks to foster relationships between students and the local community through documentaries. Students are asked to immerse themselves in the community to make their documentaries and to communicate with the community through public screenings of their documentaries at the MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville).

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