Student Films

Summer Film Program at the Colorado Film School

The Blue Barrier, by Yoel, Seline, and Lily Mesfin

2020 Colorado Scholastic Arts & Writing Gold Key Award winner!  This talented family of young filmmakers take a funny and touching look at mask wearing during the pandemic.

Colorism, by Isis Jenkins

2019 Colorado Scholastic Arts & Writing Gold Key Award Winner! Isis earned top honors for this creative, impactful film about Colorism, which she made to educate others about discrimination.

Laundry on the Fax, by Hannah Berhane

Hannah and her family came to America from Eretria. Her father owns Laundry on the Fax, a couple blocks from DAVA, and Hannah proudly created her first documentary about how he gives back to the community through his work.

Squeaky Clean

by Seline Mesfin, Eh Ku Moo, Sher Ku Moo and Daisy Arellano   
This animation was created as part of DAVA’s 2019 exploration of art and environment, and shows a thoughtful blend of humor and critical thinking about the need to recycle.