Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Film and Media Studies

First Advisor

Kelly Anderson

Second Advisor

Andrew Lund

Academic Program Adviser

Andrew Lund


Lawn Story Short is a short essay film on lawn culture in a subdivision development outside of Louisville, Kentucky. The film is presented from the point of view of a first person narrator who guides the audience through an inquiry: why are lawns a pervasive icon in the US today?



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