Category: Documentary

How to Tell A True Immigrant Story

Director, 360º Documentary

In performative, poetic tapestry, a Latinx community in New York responds to racial profiling, ICE surveillance, constrictions of the “immigrant” label, and documentary’s complicity.

Ele

Co-Director, 360º Documentary

A young man from Oaxaca, Mexico relfects on creating possibilities for himself and his indigenous Triqui community in the United States.

City Harvest Documentary: A Collaboration with Digital Editing Students

Producer & Editing Supervisor

A collaboration between my Digital Editing class and Termite TV Collective to log and edit Deb Rudman’s newest City Harvest documentary.

Abuelito Fue Bracero

Director, Community-Based, Multi-Platform Collaboration

Collaboration with Luis Magaña & 67 Sueños to preserve stories of former Bracero farmworkers in Stockton, California while investigating ways in which Bracero histories inform today’s US-Mexico immigration policies.

Ser y Estar / To Be and To Be

Director, Documentary-in-Progress

In California’s Central Valley, tucked between the county jail and the shooting range, live, love, and strive 100 farmworking families at the Artesi II Migrant Family Housing Center. Until December, that is, when they’re asked to leave.

Gentrification in Allentown: Collaboration between Documentary Class & Community Partners

Co-Director, Community- and Classroom-Based Documentary

In the fall of 2018, my Intro to Documentary class partnered with Allentown Coalition for Economic Dignity, artist Drew Swedberg, and Assessment and Outreach Librarian, Jess Denke, to provide community-based perspectives of Allentown gentrification.

Us in Pieces: from 7Sides (on Cyrus Cylinder)

Director, Documentary Short Collection

7 Iranian filmmakers from around the world reflect on history, identity, and nation-state.

Inheritance

Director, Documentary Short

A lyrical memoir about diaspora, memory, and the relationship between political and personal tremors.

La Casa de Mama Icha

Co-Producer, Feature-Length Documentary

After 30+ years living in the U.S., 93-year-old Maria Dionisia Navarro decides to return to Colombia and live in the home she built there with remittances. Directed by Colombian filmmaker Oscar Molina.

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