The end is near. How could anyone familiar with the daily news deny it? This film offers one filmmaker's dynamic and often humorous personal journey to deal with his growing anxiety about the fate of the world.
16mm color film
While cities have historically served as dynamic places of innovation and experimentation, contemporary uses of urban space have generally conformed to certain mainstream expectations. Plasticity reveals three instances—a rooftop apiary, an occasional restaurant, and a mobile pizzeria—of people redefining how urban space is used in San Francisco.
Finalist, Region 1, Student Academy Awards, 2011
Finalist, VIII International Television Festival on Urban Life and Ecology, Spain, 2010
Food + Farm Film Festival, 2013
Buying and Selling: Stanford Student Filmmakers on Bay Area Economies, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 2013
Webcast on Truly CA Shorts, KQED, San Francisco, 2012
SF DocFest, 2011
Sonoma International Film Festival, 2011
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, 2011
Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, 2011
Seen through the eyes of Antoine Sawyer, a talented TURF dancer, Sick Wid It explores how one dance style, born on the streets of Oakland, is giving youth a way to express themselves on the dance floor and in life.
Community Engagement Award, Media That Matters Film Festival, 2011
Newport Beach Film Festival, 2011
Oakland International Film Festival, 2011
New Zealand International Film Festival, 2010
16mm black and white film
Kept delves into the environments and lives of three anonymous clutterers who have amassed so many possessions that their belongings have come to interfere with their daily lives.
San Francisco Film Society - Cinema by the Bay, 2010