Date of Award

Winter 1-4-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Film and Media Studies

First Advisor

Veronique Bernard

Second Advisor

Reiko Tahara

Academic Program Adviser

Andrew Lund


dia.ries is a pilot episode of an episodic series that offers insight into the lives of a few of the 500 million people around the world with diabetes—otherwise normal, everyday people who happen to be living each day with an “invisible illness.” Produced through video diaries and other user-generated content, the series tells stories from first-person points of view along thematic lines, using a collaborative approach rooted in Third Cinema.



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