This film is a portrait of the artists with developmental disabilities that work at Creativity Explored, a non-profit art center in San Francisco. Through their own words, the artists discuss their methods and work, as well as the difficulties they face outside, and the strength of the community they've formed among themselves and the staff within the studio walls.
16mm color film
A quirky personal film following the filmmaker's exploration of his relationship with his grandmother, and attempts to create memories for a grandfather he never knew.
Unhitched is a portrait of a community that has transformed travel trailers into permanent homes. Tucked away in a redwood grove in Northern California, Faerie Ring Campground and RV Park serves as one of the only options for low income housing in the area. Through the residents' experiences, this film illustrates the value of having a place to call home while expanding our notions of community.
16mm black and white film
Low Art is a portrait of Bobby Laguna, a 19-year old artist from west San Jose. The film examines his thoughts and motivations in working with his chosen medium: the lowrider bicycle.
The Bicycle Film Festival, 2006