The Milwaukee Striders Track Club was started to provide Milwaukee boys and girls an opportunity to build their track, academic and civic skills through participation in a community characterized by hard work and love. For over 30 years, the Striders ran on the dedication of its founder Joe Sims. This film follows a new generation of Striders as they attempt to carry on the values and principles that helped Joe Sims turn the Striders into a premiere track club.
Dr. Cuhel was on of sixty researchers featured in doc|UWM’s Water Docs project – a series of short documentaries that showcase fresh water researchers in southeastern Wisconsin. This video is centered on Dr. Cuhel’s study of invasive species and their effect on the phytoplankton population in Lake Michigan.
Ross Nugnent was a Master’s student in the Film Department and the subject of one of Artist Portraits. This series of short documentaries on instructors and students from the Peck School of the Arts was designed as an exercise to help doc|UWM students practice the art of documentary filmaking.
Chloe Arbiture, Sean Bannier, Jacob Feiring
My Way Home is a feature length documentary film that chronicles a young Hmong – American woman’s journey to reconnect with her past. Born in the jungles of Laos but raised in the United States, twenty-two year old Hmong filmmaker Dao Chang wants to make films about her culture.
“Weighing In” by Rhina P. Espaillat is one of several poems featured in the Poetry Everywhere project. Each short film is created by students working with doc|UWM, in association with the Poetry Foundation.