By Way of Canarsie



After years of neglect by the City of New York and the devastation of Hurricane Sandy – the coastal community of Canarsie, Brooklyn wants more. Using a variety of formats, this experimental series of vignettes explores Canarsie’s unique relationship to the water through recreation, resiliency, and the community’s imagination for the future.

Co-directed with Lesley Steele as a part of the UnionDocs 2019 Collaborative Studio

Featured in the inaugural collection by Dedza Films “Who Will Start Another Fire” covered by Filmmaker Magazine, IDA, the Brooklyn Reader, and as a part of Dedza’s “Scrapbook”. Check Dedza’s website for online and in-person screenings and streaming.


Also Playing at Third Horizons Film Festival 2021

World Premiere at Blackstar Film Festival 2020 covered by Tinsel & Tine

NYC Premiere at DocNYC 2020

Midwestern Premiere at Better Cities Festival 2020

Minnesota Premiere at Twin Cities Black Film Festival 2020

Prismatic Ground April 8-18th 2021

Public preview in June 2019 covered by the Canarsie Courier

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