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Seven students in Assistant Professor of Communication Scott Christopherson’s class used archival footage to create narrative short films to preserve the past. The students were given access to visuals from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, which they used to create a story arc for their films. Here are two of our favorites.

Dreams of a Lady
Dreams of a Lady »

Musician Sid Fly remembers his days playing for Lady Bird Johnson and tells us why she really was the “real deal” in this film by Beth Fly ’14.

For Janie
For Janie »

Jesse Lopez recalls the moment he realized his sister Janie was killed in this film by Jonathan Lopez ’13.