GREENSBORO, N.C. — The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s MFA Media Studies students will present thesis works as part of their requirements for the program on May 5, 7-9 p.m., at the Weatherspoon Auditorium. A pre-screening reception begins at 6 p.m.

“Between Friends and Family,” a documentary by Dir. Rick Dillwood, tells the story about a lesbian family and their sperm donor.

Discussion follows the films.

Dillwood was previously an eighth grade English teacher. He has also directed other works, such as “How to Make a Heartbeat,” which was premiered at the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival in 2010. Its narrative followed a lesbian couple and their donor while they worked out the boundaries of their relationship.

He also spends time at Production Photography, a collective of independent artists who aspire to elevate their craft.

Due to mature content, parental guidance is recommended.

The event is free.

For more information, visit weatherspoon.uncg.edu.

Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen is QNotes' former associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director.