Human Rights Film & Digital Media

Guerra, with Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes, and the production team for Grit & Grace

Documenting the American Dream: In First-of-its-Kind Project, UConn Professor Directs Film for U.S. Congressional Committee

'Creating media that unites, that’s something that I really want to do with my films'

Housing (In)Justice

In New Documentary Series, Senior Explores Student Housing Insecurity

Brianna Chance ‘23, a music education major, received funding from the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network for her project documenting student homelessness and housing insecurity in Connecticut

Guerra on location in Kentucky for his PBS Frontline documentary, After Zero Tolerance.

Emmy Award-Winning UConn Professor Takes on Zero Tolerance, Family Separation with Second PBS Frontline Documentary

Oscar Guerra's first Frontline documentary was judged the Best News Story in a Newsmagazine at the 2021 Emmy awards

Students working materials found in the Dodd Papers, which are maintained by the UConn Library’s Archives and Special Collections.

Student Film Presents Story of Nuremberg through UConn Archives

Seeing the landmark trials through the eyes of U.S. prosecutor Thomas Dodd

UConn Stamford Professor, Human Rights Filmmaker Wins Emmy Award

Oscar Guerra says the multidisciplinary partnerships at UConn expand the reach and depth of his work

A Virginia mansion burned by the British during the Revolutionary War provides the setting of Professor James Coltrain's "Blackhaven."

DMD Professor’s ‘Blackhaven’ Game Lets Players Unravel Mysteries of the Past

A historically-themed video game that explores themes of contemporary relevance

Cameraman in PPE

DMD Professor Tells Stamford Family’s COVID-19 Story on PBS Frontline

When the story of an elementary school teacher in Stamford, Connecticut, taking care of the newborn brother of one of her students became public in early May, the media put a spotlight on the situation of an immigrant family from Guatemala that was battling COVID-19. Luciana Lira, a bilingual teacher, cared for the newborn baby […]