Tuesday, August 21

Though the documentary was originally intended to be a feature film, "Breaking the Mold" became a series as the list of adventurous women that the team wanted to include in the documentary grew. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)
Though the documentary was originally intended to be a feature film, "Breaking the Mold" became a series as the list of adventurous women that the team wanted to include in the documentary grew. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year cognitive science student Maddie Gavin, whose stage name is Officer Gavin, performs as a DJ in a sphere dominated by men, she said. Although she doesn't necessarily want to be labelled a 'female DJ,' she recognizes her position in inspiring others like her at UCLA. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)
Fourth-year cognitive science student Maddie Gavin, whose stage name is Officer Gavin, performs as a DJ in a sphere dominated by men, she said. Although she doesn't necessarily want to be labelled a 'female DJ,' she recognizes her position in inspiring others like her at UCLA. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

David Castañeda, a doctoral student in ethnomusicology, is the director of the Afro-Cuban Ensemble, which meets in Schoenberg Hall on Monday nights to practice and perform several genres of Latin-American dance music. Castañeda revived the ensemble in fall of 2017, after the ensemble was on a hiatus for eight years. To revive the ensemble, Castañeda worked to expand the repertoire of the ensemble. (Edward Qiao/Daily Bruin senior staff)
David Castañeda, a doctoral student in ethnomusicology, is the director of the Afro-Cuban Ensemble, which meets in Schoenberg Hall on Monday nights to practice and perform several genres of Latin-American dance music. Castañeda revived the ensemble in fall of 2017, after the ensemble was on a hiatus for eight years. To revive the ensemble, Castañeda worked to expand the repertoire of the ensemble. (Edward Qiao/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Psypher, a dance club at UCLA, aims to explore mental and physical well-being through the art of dance. The club members will engage in group discussions and dances to express opinions on and learn about certain aspects of mental health. This quarter's theme is the impact of personal relationships on mental health. (Grace Yu/Daily Bruin)
Psypher, a dance club at UCLA, aims to explore mental and physical well-being through the art of dance. The club members will engage in group discussions and dances to express opinions on and learn about certain aspects of mental health. This quarter's theme is the impact of personal relationships on mental health. (Grace Yu/Daily Bruin)

Charles S.C. Jin, a graduate directing student is directing a production of Anton Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya,” which will run from Friday through Tuesday at UCLA’s Little Theater. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)
Charles S.C. Jin, a graduate directing student is directing a production of Anton Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya,” which will run from Friday through Tuesday at UCLA’s Little Theater. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student Patrick Boyd wrote, directed and acted in the film "You, Me, & Him, & Him, & Him," which focuses on an open relationship among five gay men living in Los Angeles. Boyd said the film aims to demonstrate the importance of self-acceptance and communication in gay relationships. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)
Graduate student Patrick Boyd wrote, directed and acted in the film "You, Me, & Him, & Him, & Him," which focuses on an open relationship among five gay men living in Los Angeles. Boyd said the film aims to demonstrate the importance of self-acceptance and communication in gay relationships. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Jon Fitzgerald, a professional filmmaker, will moderate and participate in a discussion at the inaugural Spark Change Summit on Friday at the James Bridges Theater. The summit, presented by UCLA’s Skoll Center for Social Impact Entertainment, will feature three panel discussions that deal with different aspects of social impact entertainment. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Summit to discuss social impact media

Jon Fitzgerald directed a documentary about a group of American teenage girls who hiked to Machu Picchu as part of an empowerment program. Through the film, Fitzgerald said he shared their experiences in the hopes of inspiring all girls to become leaders. Read more...

Jon Fitzgerald, a professional filmmaker, will moderate and participate in a discussion at the inaugural Spark Change Summit on Friday at the James Bridges Theater. The summit, presented by UCLA’s Skoll Center for Social Impact Entertainment, will feature three panel discussions that deal with different aspects of social impact entertainment. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)