Donna Carter is a recovering skeptic who is celebrating her fifth minute of sobriety. Before earning a master's from Stanford's documentary program in 1999, she spent eight years writing news and sports for avariety of papers including the Los Angeles Times and the Denver Post in Colorado where she concentrated on professional men's and women's basketball. At the Post, she created FOCUS - the only women's sports page in the nation (1997). She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California in broadcast journalism and was a member of USC's national championship women's basketball team.
A documentary which chronicles the passion of Berkeley fabric artist Louise Todd Cope to unite people around the world by enlisting them to make prayer shawls painted and stitched with their hopes for the planet as part of a mass millennial ritual.
16mm color film
A unabashed study of the generational cycle of child sexual abuse as seen through the eyes of three individuals who have experienced it: a white, middle-class lesbian therapist who counsels other victims of abuse; ablack, working-class teacher's aid and mother of two daughters; the daughter of the teacher's aid who was abused by her grandfather.
An exploration into the origins of stepping - a community-building performance ritual of synchonized dancing, chanting, stomping and clapping that is part of life among black fraternities and sororities.
16mm black and white film