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Echoes of Incarceration Project (In Production)

Echoes of Incarceration is an award-winning documentary initiative produced by youth with incarcerated parents.  The project explores the issue of mass incarceration and its effects on families, and creates documentary films told from the life experiences of the filmmakers themselves.

The Other Side of the Water (2010)

The Other Side of the Water is a feature-length documentary chronicling the underground world of Haitian Rara music in Brooklyn.

The film explores three generations of a vodou-based processional band, and was broadcast on PBS January 2011, headlining the documentary series Afropop.

Official Selection: Pan African Film Festival, Urbanworld Film Festival, Africaworld Doc Festival, Hollywood Black Film Festival.

Film website Here.

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Independent Documentary and Youth Media

Feature Documentary

News / Journalism

View Interview Looks HERE

Carnegie Hall: Voices from Latin America (2012)

The story of Latin American music, as told by the four musical giants who curated the upcoming Carnegie Hall festival.

SONiC Festival (2011)

A festival of music written in the first decade of the 21st Century, all by composers under 40. 

Carnegie Hall: 120th Anniversary Festival (2010)

The remarkable story behind the opening of Carnegie Hall in 1891, and the sole visit to America by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

Carneige Hall: Japan Festival Trailer

(2010)  The sights and sounds of JapanNYC Part II in 30 seconds.

Music Festivals

Philip Glass (2012)

A conversation with Philip Glass on the occasion of his 75th birthday and the US premiere of his Ninth Symphony.

Carnegie Debuts: Ben Allison (2012)

A 4-part series following jazz bassist Ben Allison preparing for his Carnegie Hall Debut.  (Nominated for Jazz Journalist Associations Short Form Video of the Year Award, 2012.)

Henry Threadgill: Playing it UNsafe (2011)

A 2-part series on experimental jazz composer Henry Threadgill creating improvisatory orchestral work with the American Composers Orchestra

Bryce Dessner (2011)

Composer and The National guitarist Bryce Dessner on composing “Saint Carolyn By the Sea” for the American Composers Orchestra.

Composer Portraits

Passport to the Future: Accessing Higer Education in an Era of Mass Incarceration (2012)

A documentary about barriers to college admissions for applicants with criminal records.

Echoes of Incarceration (2009)

A documentary project about the effects of the prison system on families, produced by children of incarcerated parents.   Find out more HERE.

Social Issue Projects

Time.com: “Play Me, I’m Yours” (2010)

A portrait of the public art

project “Play Me, I’m Yours,” exploring our relationship to music, community, and public space.

Time.com: “Why ‘Housing First’ Saves Homeless lives and Public Money.”

A profile of an innovative approach to ending

chronic homelessness, and the story of one man’s journey from being a homeless schizophrenic to the nice quite guy upstairs.

Click for additional composer portraits created for American Composers Orchestra and Meet the Composer