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.
Playing with Northwestern University’s “Shoreline Film Series” 2022
Played at Third Horizons Film Festival 2021
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