A Good Bad Guy
When Scott Dozier asked the state of Nevada to execute him, he joined a growing list of prisoners who choose to die rather than spend decades on death row. He also set an expiration date on an unlikely friendship with a filmmaker halfway across the country.
Alex Morelli is a filmmaker, photographer, and educator from Stamford, CT. After earning his BA in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard, he worked in production at HBO Documentaries and as a freelance shooter and editor. For the past three years he has taught nonfiction film and video alongside Ross McElwee and Alfred Guzzetti. His practice draws from personal documentary, cinéma vérité, and experimental film traditions, with particular attention to marginalized characters and communities. You can lure him to almost any screening with the promise of a film print.
In keepingIn keeping with Duke University’s COVID-19 plan which includes instituting a series of social distancing practices to protect the health and continuity of the community, the public events, performances, and screenings for the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts Spring Thesis Exhibition have been postponed to the Fall 2020 semester. Updated information and schedule details will be posted here, and additionally at mfaeda.duke.edu and across MFA|EDA, Duke Arts, and exhibition venue social media platforms.