These Kids This City

These Kids This City is a film about the young people of Liberty City Miami and its infamous bike culture, showcased on its unofficial Martin Luther King Day holiday; where thousands flood the streets with their dirt bikes and four wheelers riding in a form of rebellion and community. In light of a hate crime …

Hollow Tree

Hollow Tree is a feature documentary that tells the interconnected stories of three young women coming of age in Louisiana during a time of rapid climate change. As they learn about where they live, they come to identify with the Mississippi River and the ways it has been restrained and controlled. Finally, they discover that …

Black Mountain Spaces

From the 1940’s to the 1970’s, Central Appalachia lost, in some cases 75% of it’s Black population due to out-migration. The patterns of the Great Migration saw the abandonment of once thriving cultural infrastructure in mountain towns and farming communities. This film explores a journey through the historic African American cultural, social and religious spaces …

Saltwata Vibes: Sankofa Seeds from Geechee Roots (working title)

Saltwata follows the brother and sister – children of Ron and Natalie Daise, from popular 1990s Nickelodeon TV show “Gullah Gullah Island”. Chronicling their generation of Gullah Geechee, together they face the challenges of finding an identity when you are born within a culture, that is within a culture, that is within a culture. The …

Captain Scott B: The Great Adventure

Betsy’s father, Scott, was her best friend. When he dies following a 4-year dance with cancer, Betsy finds herself lost in dark sadness unlike any she’d known, until her dad’s old home movies and journals cast a light. Something in the unmitigated joy of Scott’s storytelling stirs her soul and she sets about finishing the …

Momma

Some say that grief is love that has nowhere to go. This film paints the image that grief is an everlasting love that’s begging to be repurposed. This feature-length documentary intimately displays a mother’s love during her dying days and her three grieving sons’ quest to honor her memory through comedy, music, and fly fishing. …

Gen X: A Chemical Cocktail

Told from a first-person account, this film targets the inadequacies of taking the “safe until proven dangerous” method of regulating environmental pollutants. The documentary–a synthesis of expert knowledge, first person accounts, archival footage, and on the ground science–makes the case that environmental regulation should follow the precautionary principle. That is, pollutants should be considered dangerous …