clips from: My Best Day , Oh Come On, Overnight Book , Golden Age of Hustlers (co-director Silas Howard) The Diver's Clothes, A Mixed Catharsis, If I'm a Star, Obsolete featuring The Reverse Engineers
Directed by A.B. Shawky/Produced by Dina Emam. Two outcasts, a man with leprosy and his orphaned apprentice, leave their leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what remains of their families. Official selection Cannes Film Festival 2018. Egyptian submission for consideration of Best Foreign Language Film for the 91st Oscars.
Status: Final Post Production. Narrative coming of age short. At a pop up carnival, the bond between 4 teenage friends is challenged by the freak show and the ever-elusive game, the Wacky Wire. Check back for screenings.
Status-Post Production. Connie Leung comprised a book entirely out of found objects in prison. Animated short based on Bedford Hills College Program collage project inspired by the homework prompt "The unexamined life is not worth living." Companion short doc highlighting the positive impact of higher education on incarcerated women.
Development/Fundraising - Composer and instrument inventor Terry Dame will bring her Weird Wednesdays series to the Catskills. Web series showcasing musicians performing invented instruments and talk back sessions on how their inventions work.
My Best Day (writer, co-producer, director) (2012) Smithy Productions/H Over Walking Y Productions
World premier Sundance Film Festival 2012
IFP Emerging Narrative participant. Winner Nancy Malone award.
“Oh Come On” (director, co-camera)
Premier Music Video for Kathleen Hanna’s band, The Julie Ruin (2013) The Julie Ruin Featured on Spin Magazine.com
Feature documentary profiling the extraordinary stories of Tlingit Vietnam War veterans from the village of Hoonah, Alaska. Educational copies are available for purchase through New Day Films and will air 527 times in 35 states over Memorial Day Weekend 2017.
Justin Vivian Bond's, remake of an iconic song written by legendary punk transsexual chanteuse Bambi Lake, about the 1970's gay hustler scene on Polk Street in San Francisco during the pre-HIV/AIDS era. (Co-director: Silas Howard)