FILMS

REPORTER.   2010.

Director, Cinematographer, Editor

The film tracks NYTimes Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Nicholas Kristof on his harrowing trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

2009 Sundance Film Festival

HBO broadcast

Emmy Award nominee - Best Long-form Programming

Cinema for Peace - World Film Award nominee

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CRIME + PUNISHMENT.   2018

Editor, Producer

Amidst a landmark class-action lawsuit over illegal policing quotas, filmmakers use footage recorded over the course of four years to chronicle the real lives and struggles of black and Latino NYPD officers.

2018 Sundance Film Festival -- Grand Jury Prize for Social Impact

Hulu broadcast

Emmy Award Winner -- Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

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LIFE. SUPPORT. MUSIC.  2008

Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer

The film follows the incredible recovery of a NY musician from a devastating brain injury. 

PBS/POV broadcast

Rome International Film Festival -- ENEL Cuore Award for Best Social Issue Documentary

Audience Choice Award -- Independent Film Festival of Boston

Audience Choice Award -- Aspen Film Festival

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GIVE UP TOMORROW.  2011

Editor, Executive Producer

The legal system in the Philippines is put to the test after a member of a powerful family is accused of murder.

Tribeca Film Festival -- Audience Choice Award

PBS/POV broadcast

Emmy Award nominee -- Outstanding Investigative Journalism

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THE CHANCES OF THE WORLD CHANGING.  2006

Director, Editor, Cinematographer

Tracks a man's efforts to save endangered turtle species from extinction.

PBS/POV broadcast

Independent Spirit Award nominee

Best Cinematography & Conservation Award -- Bendfilm Festival

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MAYOR.  2019

Co-Editor

A look at the life of Musa Hadid, the charismatic mayor of Palestinian city Ramallah.

Full Frame Documentary Festival -- Grand Jury Prize for Best Film

Copenhagen International Documentary Festival -- NEXT:WAVE Award

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ALMOST SUNRISE.  2016

Editor

Two retired soldiers battling the moral injuries of war and the temptations of suicide walk across America in hopes of healing.

PBS/POV broadcast

Emmy Award nominee -- Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

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RUNNER.  2019

Co-Editor

The incredible story of a South Sudan war survivor fighting borders and bureaucracy to run as a professional in the Olympics.

Woods Hole Film Festival -- Best of the Fest Winner

Newburyport Documentary Film Festival -- Audience Choice Award

Naples International Film Festival -- Best Documentary

BAATO.  2020

Editor

The film explores the effects of road connectivity in eastern Nepal.

In post-production.

A FILM ABOUT ANIMALS (for my children to watch when they are older).  2019

Director, Editor, Cinematographer

Short film

After a sobering trip to film Cambodia’s disappearing wildlife and rain forests, a filmmaker struggles to know how and when to tell his young children about the destruction of the natural world.

International Wildlife Film Festival -- Winner, Best Short

Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival -- Winner, Best Short

Animal Film Festival -- Winner, Best Short