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Krista Hamlen Imbesi, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Film, Video and Digital Media Production

Interest and areas of expertise
  • Research Interests include ethnographic media, gender analysis in film, social justice documentary, and collaborative filmmaking processes.
  • Her documentaries “Where We Belong” and “Our Feet Are Rooted,” both filmed in Uganda, were accepted to numerous festivals worldwide and have won several prestigious awards.
  • Hobbies: travel, playing with her two daughters, kayaking and fishing
  • Co-owns the production company Cap Collective Video Production with her husband Christian
  • Her work mostly focuses on documentary projects, with her recent film topics ranging from land theft and non-violent activism in Northern Uganda, Western influences on orphan related non-profits in Uganda, the current state of sex trafficking in Pennsylvania, and an exploration of how the protestant church views and responds to emotional abuse in relationships.
  • M.F.A. in Media Arts
    University at Buffalo
  • B.A. in Communication (Film Concentration)
    Messiah College (Studio Art minor)
Classes I teach
  • COMM 203- Basic Video and Editing Techniques
  • COMM 320- Film and HD Production II
  • COMM 380- Advanced Topics: Lighting
  • IDNW 200- Global Indigenous Media
  • COMM 420 Jr/Sr Film Practicum