What I Did in Fifth Grade —  In this third feature-length documentary from Refuge Films, a teacher/filmmaker chronicles his final year working in a public elementary school with a diverse, mostly underprivileged population.   View trailer.


Still 60


Still 60 — A manic artist decides to celebrate his 60th birthday by doing nothing for an hour, inviting his close friend to do nothing with him.  The 22-minute documentary is an official selection of the St. Louis International, Princeton Independent, Underfunded and Hollywood Sky film festivals.  View trailer.




Challah It Forward — Storyteller Daniel Barash and his daughter Aviva build community and spread good cheer one loaf of bread at a time.   The film is an official selection of the Green Bay and Near Nazareth film festivals.   View trailer.





Homage to Charleston — When words fail us…  A response to the South Carolina tragedy, June 16, 2015.  View video.



It's About The Kids


It’s About the Kids — In tribute to their departed principal, high school grads launch a campaign to create a college scholarship fund for less-privileged students.  View video.





Last Seder? — Filmmaker Marc Kornblatt, bringing his camera along, goes home to spend Passover with his parents, wondering about their health and his own future.   This short documentary is an official selection of the Wisconsin, Julien Dubuqe, North by Midwest and Golden Door film festivals.


OakhillDostoevsky Behind Bars —  A  2015 Media For a Just Society Award  finalist, this full-length documentary features graduate students who study literature with prison inmates.   Winner of a Wisconsin Film Festival Golden Badger Award, it is also an official selection of  the Louisville,  (In)Justice for All, Kansas, Oneota,  Julien Dubuque, Beloit, and Philadelphia Independent film festivals, among others.   To purchase, 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.  To purchase a copy, go to contact page.


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, go to contact page. View Kickstarter campaign.


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, 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.  To purchase, go to contact page.



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, 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.




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.