In this short documentary with commentary by Bill Deresiewicz, author of The Death of the Artist, three young artists explain what it's like to make music when streaming services are shaping the playing field.
Inside Yale Writers' Workshop
Writer Debbie Koenig takes explains how the Yale Writers' Workshop helped push her novel forward over the course of two years.
Mavis Phillips, a visiting student from Iowa, says she came to Yale Summer Session because she wants to explore everything. See campus through her eyes in this short profile.
Students weigh in on navigating mental health at Yale under “immense pressure”
Content Warning: this video contains discussions of suicide. Yale students give perspectives on Yale’s mental health care options, culture surrounding wellness and hopes for mental health policy reform. Produced, shot, and edited for the video journalism desk of the Yale Daily News. CORRECTION: Holly Basile is a staff writer for the Yale Layer, not the co-director of YSMHA.
Diamonds Are a Boy's Best Friend
Eric Stockman, 20 years old, reflects on work and life in Los Angeles. Themes include identity, resilience, and the pursuit of a home. Shot in the Fall of 2020.
A Family Affair
A documentary short following a family of five living under stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shot in the spring of 2020.