Degree Name

Master of Science

Department or Program

Mass Communication and Media Arts


Jan Thompson, Phylis Johnson


SEARCHING FOR A FATHER explores the lives of two African American men who grew up in broken homes. This documentary will emphasize that time is critically important from childhood to adulthood by profiling two African Americans around the very pressing themes of why African American fathers leave home. This film will allow the two African American men to discuss their lives in whatever way they see fit to explain and share their stories about their fathers and the role models that they found to replace their father figures