Laura Asherman

Screening April 7 at 7pm
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium

Encore April 15 at 3pm
Ruby Film Theater

In The Dumpster Dive,¬†cockroach news hosts Howard Scourge and Madison Von Vermin report on how microplastics could have dire consequences for their species’ biggest nuisance: humans. Toeing the line of documentary and fiction, Asherman¬†combines expert testimonial, collage animation, puppetry, and live cockroaches in this short hybrid film.

*April 7 attendee RSVPs encouraged via Eventbrite


Laura Asherman is a collaborative documentary filmmaker living in North Carolina. Her recent work explores the boundaries of documentary and fiction, employing stop-motion animation and elements of absurdity to address consequential social issues.