Student Films

Summer Film Program at the Colorado Film School

A Crisis Carol, by Yoel, Seline, and Lily Mesfin

2023 Colorado Scholastic Arts & Writing Gold Key Award winner!  This talented family of filmmakers is back to share an important message about doing our part to take care of our planet. This inspiring film will also be screened during the 2023 Colorado Environmental Film Festival. Congratulations!

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.