Films

OakhillDostoevsky Behind Bars — In this full-length documentary, prison inmates and graduate students study literature together.  A Golden Badger Award winner at the Wisconsin Film Festival, the film has been screened at the Kansas, Louisville,  Julien Dubuque and Philadelphia Independent film festivals and on Wisconsin Public Television.  To purchase film, go to contact page.

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While It Lasts, — This short documentary, featuring the words and work of 81-year-old artist Jamie Ross, has been screened at the Beloit, Driftless, Green Bay, Oneota and Milwaukee Short film festivals and is a  Shorts International selection.

 

Bring on the Magic — In this dramatic short, a divorced man faces a parent’s ultimate nightmare when his son runs away. Official Selection Wisconsin, Driftless and San Francisco Black Film festivals.   To purchase film, go to contact page. View Kickstarter video.

 

Street Pulse — Homeless people struggle to make it off the street in this feature-length documentary, which  has been screened at the Wisconsin, Cincinnati and Beloit film festivals, on Wisconsin Public Television and at colleges and churches.   To purchase film, go to contact page.

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Old Country Lullaby — In this dramatic short, a daughter helps her father pack up their house where a long-forgotten melody won’t leave him alone. Official Selection of Beloit, Green Bay, Wildwood and Milwaukee Short film festivals.

 

Because It’s Small — This short documentary, “Best of the Fest” at the Oneota Film Festival, celebrates the joy of reading and the power of community.  It has been screened on public television, and at film festivals, in libraries and schools across the country. To purchase film go to contact page.   View trailer.

 

Walk the Walk — Made for a reality TV show that fizzled, this romantic fantasy about a young woman who tries to suppress her erotic dreams features two aspiring models in their film debuts.  Official Selection of Bare Bones International  and Kenosha film festivals.  View film.

 

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Alone Together — In this short dark comedy, two people meet in a bird sanctuary to satisfy their conflicting urges. Official Selection of Detroit Windsor,  Green Bay,  Driftless and Wildwood film festivals. View trailer.