Statement of Purpose
We are Oak Tree Films, a student-run production company in Villanova University’s Social Justice Documentary class. Unified as a group, we aim to embody what the Oak Tree represents: a force of nature that is deeply rooted. The roots of the Oak Tree is the anchor that grows together, paralleling our collective goals of personal growth and connecting with others. As Oak Tree Films, we are grounded in our values of empowerment and advocacy for all.
Her Time is Now
To empower the woman is to empower the nation.
HER TIME IS NOW follows two powerful women of Siaya, Kenya as they rewrite their narratives within a dominant patriarchal context. Watch as they navigate the various economic and social challenges that they encounter and discover the creative methods of self-determination that women employ to empower themselves and future generations.
Her Time is Now includes subtitles services.
"Sign language, it is our anchor."
–Tom Nyugo, Head Teacher at Nina School for the Deaf
NINA follows a day in the life of the amazing students, teachers, and staff at the Nina School for the Deaf, as they establish a sense of community, prioritize deaf education, and pride themselves in the face of an ableist education system. Witness the sense of unity among peers and staff, as they implement creative methods to encourage the success of their students.
NINA includes subtitles and Audio Description services.