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Malia Bruker

Assistant Professor

(215) 667-9829
UCC 3111

Working primarily in the realm of documentary, Malia Bruker’s films skirt the boundaries of non-fiction, drawing from artists’ moving image, dance film, and other experimental genres.  Her films have screened at Athens International Film and Video Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Philadelphia Film Festival, Antimatter Video Art, and Chicago Underground Film Festival. Her next film looks at Batay Ouvriye, the autonomous workers' rights organization in Haiti.


  • BA 2005; Florida State University, Communication
  • MFA 2013; Temple University, Film & Media Arts

Research Interests

Documentary history, theory & practice; Documentary/fiction hybridity; Experimental film; Documentary ethics; Diversity and Inclusion in Media Education; Social change; Alternative Media

Teaching Interests

Film and video production; Documentary production, history & theory; Post-Production; Media Literacy