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VIDEOGRAPHY

The Barbie Effect

​Year of Production: 2012
Runtime: 2:36
Color/ Sound


Part of a participatory media project for my media advocacy class at The New School, I produced, filmed, and edited this video, as well as wrote a blog piece for Craftivist Collective an NGO and blog that uses arts and crafts to create social change. I created this video to educate people about child marriage and female oppression advocating for reproductive rights. 



Click here, to read my blog post "Craftivism in the City." 

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The Sacrifice Zone

​Year of Production: 2012
Runtime: 7:31
Color/ Sound
Language: Portuguese with English subtitles


This is the first video I ever produced, filmed and edited. This short environmental justice advocacy piece for Meu Rio (Purpose Brazil) to highlight the environmental impacts that the largest steel mill in Latin America, TKCSA, has had on the local communities of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 



Please visit the website, Sacrifice Zone, for more details.

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Nou An Ayiti "Our Haiti"

​Year of Production: 2013
Runtime: 5:36
Color/ Sound

 

Two young haitian filmmakers give their perspectives on media portrayals of Haiti. Together they discuss another view of Haiti that is often not reported on in mainstream media. I filmed, produced and edited this video. 

Jean and Max's own personal films about Haiti can be found at: reel-lives.org.

Honduran Youth Murals for Social Impact

​Year of Production: 2013
Runtime: 2:22
Color/ Sound

 

I produced and edited a youth mural fundraising video on indiegogo, which helped raise over $1,200 US dollars in 72 hours!

 

This project helped give voice to Honduran youth, change negative stereotypes about Honduran males and spark candid conversations about societal issues occurring in Honduras--ultimately breaking Honduras' culture of apathy. More can be found, here.

Push Back Against School Pushout - DSC 2013 Week of Action 

​Year of Production: 2013
Runtime: 7:22

 

I edited 8 Week of Action videos on a variety of different social and economic factors for why students are being pushed out of school. The footage was sent in by campaign members, activists, students and teachers all over the country, and I compiled the footage into thematic videos for each day of the week.

 

Other videos: Counselors Not CopsSolutions Not Suspensions, Invest in Education, Not Incarceration, Racial Disparities, Restorative Justice, and PBIS.

 

I also produced 4 videos for the Black Organizing Project's 2013 Week of Action event, found here.

 

 

A Child of War. The process of healing through Film.

​Year of Production: 2012
Runtime: 4:24
Color/ Sound

 

This video was done for Reel-Lives, a non-profit that teaches marginalized, refugee and immigrant youth how to make documentaries. I documented one of the student's transformation because in order to explain how the process of making a film for many has become a form of catharsis for recovering from trauma.

 

My video can be found on the homepage of Reel Lives, here. 

Crescer e Vencer

Year of Production: 2012
Runtime: 13:46
Color/ Sound
Language: Portuguese
English Subtitles

 

 

Crecer e Vencer, ("To grow and to Win") documents a young girl's life, Raiza, and her struggles to be a female boxer and overcome negative gender stereotypes in the favela. She also talks about gender equality and the role teen pregnancy has in the favela and in sports. 

 

To learn more visit our website, Mare em Foco (Mare in Focus), here.

A Vida Sevenfold Normal-trailer/subtitles

Year of Production: 2012
Runtime: 2:02
Color/ Sound
Language: Portuguese with English subtitles

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Also part of our youth media project, Mare em Foco, this film highlights a boy's struggle to overcome the arrest of his brother, who was accused of being a narco-trafficker, although there was no circumstantial evidence. His brother remains in Brazil's prison system, one of the worst in the world, still awaiting trial.