Date of Award

Spring 5-9-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Film and Media Studies

First Advisor

Marty Lucas

Second Advisor

Reiko Tahara

Academic Program Adviser

Marty Lucas


FAIR CHASE is an experimental ethnographic film examining hunting in the Northeast United States. It documents various aspects of hunting—the ritualistic preparation that precedes the hunt, the actual hunt itself, and the post-kill butchering of animals—using an observational style influenced by the direct cinema movement.



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