DOCUMENTARY & CREATIVE WORK

THE FATE OF HUMAN BEINGS (Teaser) - Feature Documentary, In Development

Producer, Director

 

In Waltham, Massachusetts there is a cemetery where 310 unidentified people are buried. Graves are marked only with a letter and a number. C stands for Catholic and P for Protestant, the number indicating the order in which they were buried. The cemetery, known as Metfern Cemetery, served as a burial site for patients housed within the walls of two nearby mental institutions. Hidden among the trees of Beaver Brook Reservation, Metfern Cemetery is only accessible by hiking trails. 310 lives suspended in anonymity. 

Metfern is just one of the hundreds of cemeteries of its kind. The feature documentary The Fate of Human Beings uncovers the stories of people with disabilities and mental illnesses buried in mental institution cemeteries across the United States. Through archival and present-day material, this film explores the depersonalization of people with disabilities and mental illnesses, seeking to understand how best to create an inclusive society. 

A sponsored project of The Center for Independent Documentary.

Funded in part by the LEF Foundation Moving Image Fund. 

THE LIMITS OF MY WORLD (Official Trailer) - 70 mins, Documentary, 2018

Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor

The Limits of My World follows a nonverbal young man’s transition from the school system into adulthood. Brian has autism and faces the daily challenges of adjusting to his new life. Filmed from the intimate perspective of his older sister Heather, this documentary seeks to understand Brian’s personality beneath his disability. The Limits of My World is an autistic coming of age story, exploring what it means to be a nonverbal disabled person in today's society.

Distributed by MVD Entertainment Group and Soundview Media Partners.

 

A full-length online screener of the film is available at the following link.

https://vimeo.com/301306998

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HOMESICK - Interactive, Short Film, 2016

Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor

Homesick is an interactive adaptation of Ghassan Kanafani's short story Men in the Sun

Click the image above to redirect to helloeko.com for the best interactive experience. 

JONAH STANDS UP - 16 mins, Documentary, 2016

Co-Editor, Colorist

New Orleans artist and rabble-rouser Jonah Bascle faces his mortality. He leaves behind a legacy of comedy, visual art, and disability advocacy.​

Broadcast on WORLD Channel in 2017 as part of Reel South Season 3. 

Special Jury and Audience Award for Louisiana Short, 2016 New Orleans Film Festival.

FIVE RIVERS - Multichannel Video Installation, 2014

Co-Editor

Five Rivers: A Portrait of Partition illustrates the intimate complexities of “home.” Staged inside a traditional Indian wedding tent, this cycloramic screening marries culture-bridging conventions of storytelling to the sensory stimulation of a sculptural installation.

Click the image above to visit the project's website.

COLOR CORRECTION

COLORIST REEL, 2018

Colorist

CLIENT & COMMERCIAL WORK

BOSTON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL - Caregiver Profile, Dr. Amir Taghinia, 2019

Editor & Colorist

Click the image above to visit the Boston Children's Hospital website.

BOTAPALOOZA - Amazon Robotics Speaker Introduction, 2019

Editor, Animator

ONE SUMMIT MISSION VIDEO, 2019

Editor

SWISS RE INSTITUTE SYMPOSIUM BOSTON, 2018

Second Camera, Editor

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