in progress from 2012 HD, 16 mm, DSLR, archival materials Healing Wounds: American Communion explores PTSD and its impact on American combat veterans from Vietnam to Afghanistan
2006, 20 minutes, 16mm Intimate documentary with my mother, a cherry farm widow from Northern Michigan. Using gently intense aesthetics, the film works through memory and ideas: farming, work, loss, and the desire to look.
2008, 20 minutes, HDV This film traces the history of land tenancy, tribal rights and the privatization of resources in Ghana. Made in collaboration with the Ada tribe in Bonikorpey, Ghana
1999, 16 minutes, 16 mm A delicately crafted portrait of women’s sensuality blending classical and experimental techniques, The Saint Inside of You explores the depths of intimacy, violence and resilience through the perspectives of three reflective women. (Jen Proctor, Cinematexas)
1998, 8 minutes, 16 mm This film is saturated with both image and voice, exploring the relationship between science--gravity, magnetism, the physics of water--and the body. Memory and metaphor join the two.
2013 2 min 20 secs Digital Video Dog vs banana slug.
2005, 8 minutes, 16mm Water has major political implications in Kenya. In this short film, often presented as an installation, several ways of looking at the same glass are explored.
One of a suite of videos developed to promote the Academic Programs at STRI (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute). The target audience is potential Graduate students and Post Doctoral Fellows, so it is "Peer to Peer" science. The Fellows were instructed to speak as though they were talking to a scientist not in their direct field.
We Continue: Contemporary Voices of the Haudenosaunee. 2004, 82 minutes, Collaborative, community-based work based on the history and contemporary concerns of the Upstate New York Native American population. Created by a college class in collaboration with Haudenosaunee members.