Date of Award

Spring 5-14-2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Film and Media Studies

First Advisor

Reiko Tahara

Second Advisor

Stuart Ewen

Academic Program Adviser

Andrew Lund


Without a Scratch is a short form personal essay film that explores the themes of fear, loss, love, hope and renewal as it relates to my brain tumor diagnosis spanning from the initial symptoms through my recovery.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.