Take A Bite

In 2015, 12-year-old Jack Yonover of Wilmette, IL, released his self-written and directed documentary entitled “That Bites!” This 46-minute film explores what it’s like to be young and living with food allergies. Jack’s primary goal was to raise awareness. He does this by interviewing kids of various ages with food allergies, parents of children with food allergies, a chef, and bakery owners....more

‘They Will Have To Kill Us First’ doc released in the US

Music was as essential as air for those living in the west African country of Mali. Then the Islamist militants flooded in and banned music, choking off an integral part of Mali’s culture.Instruments were burned, radio stations were ripped apart and musicians were tortured....more

Boston Tea Party: The importance of No Taxation Without Representation

This is a teaser clip from our upcoming documentary about Magna Carta. ...more

MTV Documentary #WhitePeople Examines American Perspectives on Race

Most white people are completely uncomfortable discussing race. And with 91% of white Americans having zero non-white friends, they kind of don’t have to....more
ChrisFota Race didn't just pop up, it's been there all along -- most Whites simply didn't pay ...more

On making films with your family

My husband and I have been working on a documentary about Magna Carta since January. We went to England in April and to the US in May to film (the kids came with us, and actually helped with the production), and have been busy sorting through the footage and editing it ever since. Today I'm happy to report he is done whipping the footage into a coherent narrative (yes, he deserves a drink), and now it’s my turn to play. I take what he’s done and pretty it up with b-roll, animations, transitions, etc. It’s a lot of work but so far it’s going well. Go freedom! ...more

Travel Where You Live

 What if instead of planning a trip to an exotic, distant land or a sunny island, we go and start exploring what we have in your very own backyard? What if we live in the same way we travel?What if we go on a journey in front of our front porch?What if we would live every day, as if we´d been on a journey? ...more

My Son Went to War

My son went to war... and the weapon he carried was a camera....more

Infertility: The Movie

The full post appears on the Silent Sorority blog.“I don’t know how to deal with this…”That’s a common response, albeit usually unspoken, for people in the throes of reconciling an infertility diagnosis....more