Searching for Amani (2023)
A thirteen-year-old aspiring journalist investigates his father’s tragic murder within the boundaries of one of Kenya’s largest wildlife conservancies. Seeking justice, his search for answers reveals how the contexts of colonization, climate change, and conservation set the stage for a violent raid that would change his life forever.
UNVEILED: Joyce Tenneson and the Heroine’s Journey (2023)
An artist. A mother. A secret.
UNVEILED: Joyce Tenneson and the Heroine’s Journey explores the life of a groundbreaking female photographer as she fights to express her artistic voice, and suffers the fallout of a 45-year-old secret. Along the way, the audience must contemplate the many conflicts that arise from being an artist and mother -- and in broader terms, the mistakes and compromises that are inevitably made on the road to living a life of wholeness.
We Are Guardians (2023)
We Are Guardians is a rich, intimate journey meeting the many people who are living an intricate daily balance in the Amazon basin, one of the world’s most disrupted and threatened regions. We follow Indigenous leader and activist Puyr Tembé and forest guardian Marçal Guajajara as they fight to protect their territories from deforestation, as well as an illegal logger who has no choice but to cut the forest down to feed his family, and a large landowner at the mercy of thousands of invaders and extractive industry. Through intimate, character focused storytelling, the film reveals the many intertwined social and economic issues driving this complicated landscape.
MANTA (In Production)
This new project heads under the sea to explore a very personal friendship with a giant Manta ray. This film, in the tradition of Grizzly Man, My Octopus Teacher, and The Cove, explores how humans and animals relate, both through violence and friendship. A search for a man's old friend reveals a highly intelligent species, a rarely seen underwater kingdom, and the fascinating duality of violence and kinship that underpins life on Earth.