Mississippi Mercedes

Feature Documentary

Director + Director of Photography


This film is in production. Filming thus far has been  made possible by the Mississippi Film Alliance Emerging Filmmaker Grant, the Marguerite Casey Foundation Equal Voices in Journalism Fellowship, and the Mississippi Arts Commission. This film is also made possible by the 2020 BAVC MediaMaker Fellowship.


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Syrian refugees find mental and physical rehabilitation in Jordan

News Piece | PBS NewsHour

Director, Producer, Director of Photography, + Editor


This piece was made possible by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism's Travel Grant.




What It's Like to Leave Iraq for Life in America

Short Documentary | the Atlantic

Director, Producer, Director of Photography, + Editor


This film was made possible by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.


Robert Whittington Award for Exceptional Reporting

Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence


We Became Fragments 

Short Documentary |New York Times Op-Docs 

Director + Director of Photography


This film was made possible by Tribeca Film Institute's If/Then initiative, New York Times Op-Docs, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and Kickstarter. Premiered May 2018 with New York Times Op-Docs.


LA Shorts International Film Festival | Winner, Best Documentary

International Documentary Association | Nominee, Best Short Documentary  

Camden International Film Festival | Official Selection

Festival South Film Expo |Finalist, Best Short Documentary 

DOC NYC | Official Selection

Hawaii International Film Festival | Official Selection





RECENT WORK

Roots and Wings

Short Documentary 

Director, Producer, Director of Photography, + Editor

This film was made possible by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and is set in my hometown. Premiered 2017, Berkeley Pacific Film Archive.


New Orleans Film Festival | Official Selection

Festival South Film Expo |Official Selection

Rails to Reels | Official Selection 

Gobind Behari Lal Award for Exceptional Reporting


The Hidden Vote: Torn Between Two Parties

Short Documentary |Independent Lens

Director + Cinematographer


This film was made possible by ITVS and is one of a 5-part series examining how people vote across the U.S. 


New Orleans Film Festival | Official Selection 





Lady Farmer

Fundraising Advertisement |Kickstarter

Director, Producer, Director of Photography, + Editor


This documentary-style Kickstarter video was made possible by sustainable fashion brand, Lady Farmer.  


Kickstarter "Featured Project" 

Campaign achieved over double its target goal