Graduation Year


Date of Submission


Document Type

Campus Only Senior Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts


Film Studies

Reader 1

James Morrison

Reader 2

Ann Kaneko

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© 2017 Alexandra Cheng


This project documents and reflects on the entire process from inception to execution of my short film, TERMS. Inspired by Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster, my film falls under the genre of magical realism and explores the idea of reincarnation as a physical transformation, which acts as a vehicle through which my film’s protagonist comes to terms with her mother’s premature death.

TERMS has been submitted alongside this written portion.


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