A BRIEF & BRIGHT DENALI ADVENTURE
A short film about a solo backpacking trip I took in Alaska’s Denali National Park. All video and still photographs shot exclusively on the iPhone 6.
RENT: FINAL DAYS ON BROADWAY
A behind-the-scenes documentary about the closing of the Broadway musical, “RENT”. The film follows cast and crew through their final weeks of performances. It is one of multiple extras on the DVD of “RENT: Filmed Live on Broadway”.
NGAMBA ISLAND CHIMPANZEE SANCTUARY
A 10-minute short film produced for the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary located on Lake Victoria in Uganda. The sanctuary was established in 1998 to care for rescued chimpanzees, educate the general public to the plight of chimpanzees, and assist members of the local island communities.
Kireka Children’s Home
A 6-minute short film produced for the Kireka Home for Children with Special Education Needs located on the outskirts of Kampala, Uganda. There are approximately 65 children here that are dealing with both physical and mental disabilities.
A feature length documentary about my grandfather. Grandpa Bernie grew up in the Hebrew Orphan Asylum in New York City and later returned to the same institution as a professional social worker. Amidst professional success, Bernie suffered through the premature loss of loved ones, yet moved forward to create new relationships with a contagious enthusiasm that lasted almost ninety-seven years.
2005 Woods Hole Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Feature Documentary