Often referred to as “FAMS,” the Film and Media Studies program is open to students at all levels of experience. In both critical studies and production courses, students explore how audio-visual media enables us to have a rich understanding of the histories and contemporary cultures that shape us and the world we live in.

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Old Lesbian Oral Herstory Project

Meghan McDonough is currently directing and editing a documentary short about the Old Lesbian Oral Herstory Project (OLOHP), an archive of over 800 oral histories recorded over 25 years by Houston native Arden Eversmeyer. The OLOHP, which is now housed within Smith College’s Sophia Smith Collection, features life stories of lesbians born in the early part of the 20th century, a mostly invisible population that is also rapidly disappearing. 

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