divided citY

 

A Shorts Collective production // directed with Katie Mitchell

World Premiere New Orleans Film Festival 2017

 

Monuments and tributes to the Confederacy permeate the American South. As the city of New Orleans moves to take down her Confederate-era monuments a battle emerges - forcing the city to reckon with both its past and present.

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ROS

(Or How Alzheimer's Ended the Cold War)

An On Your Mark Production // Expected Release 2018

A richly textured exploration of the transformative power of Alzheimer's, starring my grandmother and the 40th president, Ronald Reagan. What happens when the walls of a lifetime come crashing down?


JUST A DOG

A Shorts Collective production

Published on The Nation July 2016 // The Atlantic October 2016

World Premiere Hot Docs, May 2016 // UK Premiere Sheffield, June 2016

In a nation bristling with discontent over an increasingly militarized police force, “Just A Dog” tells the intimate story of the Harris family from Hartford, CT, whose pet dog, Seven, was unjustly killed by police on the family’s private property.


heritage of splendor, down the gasoline trail

Created for SMOG magazine

A journey back in time to explore the origins of American smog, as narrated by this nation's most successful

B-actor.  All material sourced from archive.org and the Prelinger Archives.


just dreaming on a sun

A decade of birthdays.  Made for my sister on her 30th birthday in 2012.


HAPPY CANDLES

As a kid, I was scared of fire.  So I told myself the Hanukkah candles were "happy candles."


WE NEVER REPENT OF HAVING

EATEN TOO LITTLE

A journey through the subconscious mind with the ghosts of Yom Kippur past, present, and future.

Originally created for FlickerNYC's Attack of the 50 Foot Reels.


Burial

Created at Play Farm in Marcola, OR

An experimental documentary-fiction hybrid exploring the relationship between humans and dogs.


THIS IS LOVELY

For my Mom, on Mother's Day.