Documentary/Inspirational


Anacostia River Clean Up
Anacostia- Restoring the People’s RiverAnacostia Watershed Society
(Producer, Camera, Editor, Writer, 2004)

In partnership withThe Anacostia Watershed Society, a leading environmental and community action organization in the National Capitol area, this video tells the story of the rediscovery of a forgotten, deeply abused urban stream that runs through the heart of Washington, DC.         The video premiered at the National Building Museum where excerpts ran as a part of the 6-month installation on the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative. It was showcased at the 2005 and 2006 International Environmental Film Festival, the 2005 Green Film Festival. 

Kilimanjaro Bound
Frescoe Adventures
(Director, Camera, Editor, Script,, 2006-Currently in Production)

A documentary program that follows the story of fifteen African-American residents of the metropolitan Washington, DC area who for the past five years, have organized and conducted local, regional and national hikes, expeditions and treks as they attempt their most daunting physical and mental challenge- the ascent of Africa’s tallest mountain- Mt. Kilimanjaro. The program follows their training and preparation and will then record the actual ascent and follow each of   the climbers as they strategize, individually and together, on how to reach their goals and encounter and surmount unexpected challenges, hardships and deeper realizations of who they are as climbers, mentors, and role models: for themselves, their family, and the larger community.             

 

Agents of Grace: A Day Of Service
ONANON Productions
(Director, Camera, Editor, Script, 2006-Currently in Production)

A documentary program that tells the uplifting story of Agents of Grace-Day of Service, an inter-denominational community healing project that occurs twice annually in Fresno, California. This powerful and inspirational program follows four volunteers from a church parish in Rhode Island who participate in an annual day of service along with  thousands of local Fresno residents who spend a day of service at dozens of schools, homeless shelters, gang prevention offices, and a variety of social service and relief agencies, located within the inner-city neighborhoods and migrant farming communities of Fresno, California.

The Stories Behind the Red Ribbon (9:00) EMMY AWARD
ONANON Productions, Washington, D.C. (1993)
(Writer, Director, Offline-Editor, Executive Editor)


An Educational/Documentary program that profiles four families/individuals. The Program premiered at a Kenny Rogers/Lifesongs Benefit Concert in Maryland in 1993. Received an EMMY Award forPublic Affairs: Hard Issues (1994) Also was Rosebud Festival Nominee-Rosebud Film & Video Festival (1993)  Program Broadcast on WUSA-TV: Channel 9, Washington, D.C. (1993) and has been approved for all public education efforts by the Maryland Health Department.

 


Anacostia: Restoring The People's River

TV You Control

The Journey (10 day on-site participatory workshop
Family Services of New York/Camp Viva, New York (1996)
(Artistic Director, Program Facilitator, Workshop Leader, Video Editor)


Developed and wrote 50-page curriculum and daily lesson plan and teaching manual and facilitated on-site, 10-day original ‘Health and Healing’ workshop program which targeted inner-city African-American families living with substance abuse and HIV/AIDS in New York city. Workshop included: storytelling, mask making, journals, drumming, songs, poetry, and concluding ceremony. Produced and Edited Documentary Video Program (10 Min.)

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