Portfolio: Independent Documentaries

The Messy Truth
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The Messy Truth

Digital mini-series. A 3-part web series focused on modeling honest, respectful dialogue amidst the divides of the 2016 presidential election. Co-produced with Magic Labs Media.

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City of Trees
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City of Trees

Feature-length film. A complex tale of social justice, urban forestry and community politics. Broadcast on the PBS series America ReFramed, produced in association with Kartemquin Films and Magic Labs Media.

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Project SING
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Project SING

Feature-length film (in production). When a group of senior citizens in Washington, DC realize the issue of isolation is tearing apart their community, they decide to address the problems through the process of community organizing. 

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Kramer & Sons
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Kramer & Sons

Short film (in production). A story about how one small, independent butcher shop in Washington DC served as a centerpiece for a new immigrant family to learn respect, dignity, and the importance of community.

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Voices from Within
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Voices from Within

Feature-length film. A participatory film made with five residents of Saint Elizabeths psychiatric hospital. Co-produced with Video Diary Productions.

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Fly By Light
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Fly By Light

Feature-length film. A story about urban teens confronting the entrenched abuse, violence and neglect cycles of their past through an outdoor peace education program. Produced by One Common Unity.

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Hard Earned
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Hard Earned

6-part broadcast series. A series about getting by on minimum wage in America. Produced by Kartemquin Films for Al Jazeera America.

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The Donor
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The Donor

When a gay man is asked by two of his dear friends, a lesbian couple, to help them create a family, his experiences with a local sperm donor bank becomes an daunting task.

 

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Porchfest
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Porchfest

Short film. One neighborhood in NW DC comes together to create a unique street fair and transform the street's row house porches into community showcases of food, art, music and culture.

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Community Harvest
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Community Harvest

Short film. A celebration of the natural and cultural harvests of our community, documenting the dramatic transformation of a forgotten vacant urban alley into a public garden and collaborative green space.

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