Launching FREELANCERS Summer Campaign

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 May 2018 — Today I launched the summer campaign seeking distribution for my documentary series, FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile. I registered for the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) one of the world’s most prestigious festivals of its kind. I’ll know no later than 12 October whether the film has been selected for […]

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The War on Truth

WASHINGTON, DC, 1 May 2018 — The killing of 10 journalists in Afghanistan yesterday was an attack not only on the brothers and the sisters of our craft. It was an assault on Truth itself. Some 25 people, including nine journalists, died in a double suicide bombing in the Afghan capital of Kabul. In a […]

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Photography, Empowerment, Peru

WASHINGTON, DC, 1 March 2017 – I delivered a few remarks at the inauguration of the photo exhibit, “Self Portrait of a Nation,” (Ojos Propios) at the Peruvian embassy in the nation’s capital. Standing to my left is Peruvian Ambassador to the United States, Carlos Pareja. The exhibit focuses on images made by “citizen photojournalists” […]

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Fire and Ice on the Mountain

WASHINGTON, DC, 21 December 2017 — I produced this film, Fire and Ice on the Mountain, on my most recent assignment for American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS). I traveled to Peru in June to make the film, following a Swedish anthropologist investigating the link between religion and climate change. Fire […]

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THANK YOU FOR A GREAT CAMPAIGN!!!

WASHINGTON, DC, 15 December 2017 — YOU are THE BEST!!! Thank you ALL so much for your generosity and your grace! What a great campaign it was, with the contributions coming in right up to the very last minute. Forty days of mostly direct and some indirect contributions add up to a total of over $25K. […]

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Support FREELANCERS Now!!!

WASHINGTON, DC, Day 33 of 40 — When I first began to contemplate this project a couple of years ago, I never realized it would be so timely. Even as recently as this spring, when I traveled to Mexico to shoot the pilot documentary, I didn’t realize it would become so important. FREELANCERS began as […]

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