Director | Writer | Editor | 2010
Dark Matters tells the story of a girl coming to terms with her identity through an obsession with alien abduction and UFO sightings. A visit from a stranger calls into question her ethnic, cultural, and planetary origins.
2014 Exhibition, 'The Past is More Infinite Than the Future', Miami Dade College
2011 Creatively Speaking Series, Brooklyn Academy of Music
Producer | 2014
When her pit bull is stolen by an aspiring dogfighter, Leila is forced to stand up for herself.
Written & Directed by Annie Silverstein
Starring Jenivieve Nugent & Kiowa Tucker
2015 Jury Award, Bermuda International Film Festival
2014 Cannes Film Festival, 1st Place Jury Award, Cinéfondation
2014 BAFTA-Los Angeles, Special Jury Award
2014 BAFTA-Los Angeles, Best Student Film
2015 Bermuda International Film Festival
2014 Cannes Film Festival-Cinéfondation
2014 Melbourne International Film Festival
2014 BAFTA-LA Student Film Awards
2014 Maryland Film Festival
Producer | 2014
Directed by Catherine Licata
Starring Melody Herron & Brian Villalobos
Charlotte and Elliot's domestic idyll is destroyed by an unexpected arrival.
2014 Official Selection Maryland Film Festival
2014 Official Selection Independent Film Festival Boston
2014 Jury Award Oak Cliff Film Festival
2014 Citizen Jane Film Festival
2014 Official Selection New Orleans Film Festival
2014 Official Selection Warsaw International Film Festival
Co-Producer | 2015
Written & Directed by Jesse Klein
A bullied, overweight teen is rescued by a manic single dad and together they set off into the city at night. At house parties, dive bars and backyard pools, with teenage crushes, estranged wives and daughters, Chris and Bobby come to know each other, and try not to lose themselves.
Director | Producer | Editor | 2014
This short documentary interweaves stories from residents, historians, and grassroots activists in a visual essay about the transforming landscape in the rapidly expanding historically Black neighborhood of East Austin. The film explores themes of identity politics and cultural resistance amid the seemingly unstoppable expansion of the city.
Writer | Director | Editor | 2013
Co-writer and Director of Photography Paavo Hanninen
The Becoming Box is a sci-fi short film that follows a family of three siblings dealing with the appearance of a mysterious box in their backyard in the aftermath of a storm. One sister’s pursuit of the truth about the box will facilitate a paradigm shift that will change their world forever. Inspired by Octavia Butler, the Becoming Box deals with recovery, rebirth, and reinvention.
2013 Official Selection New Voices in Black Cinema