I directed, edited, and shot this award-winning documentary exploring the hopes and challenges of sheltering refugees and migrants across Europe and the Middle East. You can find the trailer, more information, and an extended clip on the website.
Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions about it or interest in it : <[email protected]>. After several successful film festival selections we're especially keen to hear from anyone interested in distributing it!
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I co-produced this film a few years ago with Zeinabu irene Davis, and wanted to share a link here of the trailer with the description below. Please feel free to reach out to me if you have questions about it or interest in the film. Thanks!
Spirits of Rebellion: Black Independent Cinema from Los Angeles documents the lives and work of a small critically acclaimed group of black filmmakers and media artists known as the Los Angeles Rebellion, a group brought together through shared experiences as students in the UCLA film production MFA program between 1967 and 1992. Although relatively unknown, the Los Angeles Rebellion was the first collective of minority filmmakers in the US that aimed to reimagine the production process to represent, reflect on, and enrich the day to day lives of people in their own communities. It is now recognized as an important part of the Black Arts movement on the West Coast. Spirits of Rebellion offers the story of the movement in an accessible style through over 30 interviews with the filmmakers today as well as archival footage, clips from rarely seen films of the group, and reflections from leading scholars on film history and African-American cinema.
"Looks Can Kill" is a psychological thriller exploring the secrets of modelling and acting. Talent and dedication are not all it takes to reach the top . Find out how dangerous it can get when Looks Can Kill! (Feaure film available on tubi tv.)Read more
Courtney R. Baker (HR \'96), an associate professor in the department of English at the University of California, Riverside, delivered a talk, “Black Humanity, Visible Violence and Liberation Aesthetics, on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in the Moyle Room of the Karsh Alumni and Visitor Center.
The talk was part of the Duke Department of African & African American Studies 50th anniversary 2019/2020 speaker series.
This is my latest Chinese action film project I acted in called Sniper (狙击手）. It was filmed in Inner Mongolia and was released in March 2020 on iQIY ( 爱奇艺), the Netflix of China. Since release, it has reached top rankings on iQIY and various movie review platforms in China.
I didn't expect to see myself on the news tonight, but this is a short excerpt of what's to come Sunday morning on Fox 11 Los Angeles at 9:00am Pacific.
This is an interview I was asked to do at the end of March, though much has changed since then. I recently had another article on homeschooling published, and have interviews forthcoming with multiple news outlets. Honored to have had this opportunity! Please reach out if you'd like to provide support for our nation's children, specifically those in California.
HGSE alumnus Tre Tennyson ('19) recently wrote, composed, and performed in a short 15-minute musical, "Polly Profit in the Land of Excel". The musical details the story of a fabled war between Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets. It was written for an MBA talent show at the University of Virginia, performed completely by MBA students there It eventually went on to win the competition.
After working in TV and internet news for years, Emmy Award winner Paul Suchecki has just launched VeniceBeachVideo.com to do short YouTube infomercials, for West Side clients, like this one, a Marina del Rey sailing non-profit. Enjoy!
Here's the trailer for UNDERGROUND 68, a film about the 1960s counterculture as seen in the lives of artists, musicians, and activists from the Harvard Class of 1968. Co-producer is Harvard classics professor Richard Thomas, author of Why Bob Dylan Matters.
VIsit www.underground-68.com/ to stream or download the film from Vimeo On Demand.
Woven from footage collected over a quarter of a century, ROCIO is the story of a mother's love and the American Dream. When doting mother of three Rocio is suddenly diagnosed with terminal kidney cancer, her son Dario takes a leave of absence from Harvard College to come home and take care of her. Their battle against the disease leads them into the world of alternative medicine, where they find hope shimmering at a clinic across the border. The catch: Pursuing this last chance at survival might mean giving up everything they've ever worked for.
The film will be screening Tuesday, March 19th and Friday, March 22nd at the San Diego Latino Film Festival
Four sophomores at Harvard from underrepresented communities make a YouTube channel to use as a creative outlet. Watch it here!