Film

A Suitable Girlproducer | editor

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A Suitable Girl follows three young women in India struggling to maintain their identities and follow their dreams amid intense pressure to get married. Documenting the arranged marriage and matchmaking process in vérité over four years, the film examines the women’s complex relationships with marriage, family, and culture; the many nuanced ways society molds them into traditional roles; and a rarely-seen portrait of India’s urban middle class.

asuitablegirldoc.com


*2017 TriBeCa Film Festival Official Selection
*2017 Sheffield Doc/Fest Official Selection
*2017 AFI/SilverDocs Film Festival Official Selection
directors Smriti Mundhra & Sarita Khurana

WAITING FOR HASSANAco-producer | editor

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In 2014, 276 teenage girls came together for exams in Chibok, Nigeria — by dawn, nearly all had disappeared and their school was burnt. Jessica, an escapee, shares her haunting account of a friendship violently interrupted by Boko Haram.

http://www.waitingforhassana.com


*2017 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection
*2017 Toronto International Film Festival Official Selection
*2017 SXSW Film Festival Official Selection
*2017 Sheffield Doc/Fest Official Selection
*2017 AFI/SilverDocs Film Festival Official Selection
director Ifunanya Maduka

DRAGONSLAYEReditor

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An intimate vérité portrait of the life and times of Josh “Skreech” Sandoval, a 23-year-old skate legend from the stagnant suburbs of Fullerton, California, Dragonslayer takes the viewer through a golden SoCal haze of lost youth, broken homes and abandoned swimming pools, set to a soundtrack of bands from indie-rock labels Mexican Summer and Kemado Records-including Best Coast, Bipolar Bear, Children, Dungen, Jacuzzi Boys, Little Girls and The Soft Pack—as well as Death and Thee Oh Sees.

http://dragonslayermovie.com


*2011 SXSW Best Documentary Feature
*2011 Hot Docs Best International Feature
director Tristan Patterson

SALAM NEIGHBOReditor

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Two Americans deliberately head to the edge of war, just seven miles from the Syrian border, to live among 80,000 uprooted refugees in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp. As the first filmmakers allowed by the United Nations to register and set-up a tent inside a refugee camp, Salam Neighbor uncovers inspiring stories of individuals rallying, against all odds, to rebuild their lives and those of their neighbors and plunges into the heart of the world’s most pressing humanitarian crisis.

http://livingonone.org/salamneighbor/


*2015 AFI Documentary Film Festival Official Selection
*2014 CPH:DOX Official Selection
directors Zach Ingrasci & Chris Temple

AND IF TWO BY SEAadditional editor

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Coming from nothing, the Hobgood’s brotherly antagonism pushed the other to becoming two of the most iconic professional surfers in the world. A cinematic tale of fate, destiny, and family.

*Coming Soon 2019*

http://www.surfline.com/


ROAD TO PALOMAeditor

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Jason Momoa of “Game of Thrones” and “The Red Road” makes his directorial debut and stars in this intense road movie as Wolf, a Native American on the run after avenging his mother’s murder. As he flees across the desolate American West on his motorcycle, he’ll discover that justice has a cost – Wolf’s search for redemption will reveal secrets and take him on a journey where the roads have some very unexpected turns.

Starring Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet

http://www.roadtopaloma.com


*2014 Sarasota Film Festival Official Selection

AFGHAN CYCLESconsulting editor

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What lengths would you go to in order to ride a bicycle? Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights – human rights – and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis, from discrimination to abuse, to the oppressive silencing of their voices in all aspects of contemporary society. These women ride despite cultural barriers, despite infrastructure, and despite death threats, embracing the power and freedom that comes with the sport.

https://www.afghancycles.com


*2018 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival
*2018 Brooklyn Film Festival Best Documentary Winner
director Sarah Menzies

THE LIFE AND MIND OF MARK DEFRIESTconsulting editor

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Once known as Houdini for his multiple and improbable jailbreaks, Mark DeFriest was condemned to Florida’s toughest prison after a lone psychiatrist declared he was faking mental illness. When that doctor reaches out 30 years later, DeFriest finds an unlikely ally willing to examine his infamous past and offer new insights to the Parole Commission.

http://defriest.com


*2014 Los Angeles Film Festival Official Selection
*2014 Hot Docs Top Ten Audience Favourite
*2014 DOC NYC Official Selection
*2014 Lone Star Film Festival Best Documentary Feature
director Gabriel London

FORSAKENconsulting editor | associate producer

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An Old West town is in turmoil as the railroad will be coming through the area and a criminal gang is terrorising ranchers who refuse to sell their land. An ex-gunslinger who has returned home to his father must decide whether to return to violence.

Starring Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland, and Demi Moore

http://forsakenthefilm.com


*2015 TIFF Official Selection
director Jon Cassar

I TRUST YOU TO KILL MEeditor

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I Trust You to Kill Me documents the European tour of rock band, Rocco DeLuca and the Burden as they find an audience on the road. Kiefer Sutherland stops at nothing in his effort to try and make this happen.

http://variety.com/2006/film/reviews/i-trust-you-to-kill-me-1200516528/


*2006 Nashville Film Festival Official Selection
*2006 BFI London Film Festival Official Selection
director Manu Boyer

HALF THE SKY “Woinshet”editor

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In Ethiopia, where marriage by rape and abduction had become the cultural norm, one thirteen-year-old girl stood up to tradition and changed her nation’s laws. “Woinshet” chronicles the struggle of an Ethiopian woman who triumphs over violence and discrimination.


directors Marisa Tomei & Lisa Leone​