THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI
The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn a five-year prison sentence for refusing US military service. Trials goes beyond the ring, exploring Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion and wartime dissent.
CO-PRODUCER, 2010-February 2013
Mormon Movie examines the Mormon film industry and its origins within the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio of the 1960s. Xan Aranda, the film’s director and a former fifth-generation Mormon, revisits her ancestral religion to explore creativity, craft, and social identity within its controversially clean-cut culture. Currently in production with Kartemquin Films.
A GOOD MAN
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (2009-2012)
A Good Man follows acclaimed director/choreographer Bill T. Jones for two tumultuous years as he and his company create their most ambitious work, an original dance-theater piece in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial. The film is a co-production of Kartemquin Films, American Masters, Independent Television Service (ITVS) and Media Process Group, in association with Ravinia Festival.
WHAT'S YOUR CALLING?
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR & PRODUCER, 2010-April 2011
What's Your Calling? is the companion engagement campaign for the four-hour PBS miniseries The Calling, produced by The Kindling Group and broadcast on PBS/Independent Lens in December 2010. The site features hundreds of interview profiles about personal notions of "calling," whether religious or secular.
CO-PRODUCER, 2009-April 2011
American Arab will spark a frank conversation about the identity of, and perceptions about, Arab Americans. Currently in post-production with Kartemquin Films.
On Beauty is a call to action: a documentary film and social engagement campaign calling on each of us to change the way we perceive, judge and treat individuals and inescapable physical differences. Currently in post-production with Kartemquin Films.
CAMBODIAN GENOCIDE PROJECT
PRODUCER / WRITER, 2007-2008
This Cambodia Tribunal Monitor video is a co-production between Kurtis Productions, the Center for International Human Rights, the Illinois Holocaust Museum and the Pritzker Foundation. The last three surviving Nuremberg prosecutors reflect on their experiences at Nuremberg and weigh in on the Cambodia Tribunal currently underway in Phnom Penh.