The Father, Unblinking is a character driven, 24 minute, 16 mm short film based on a short story written by the O.Henry Prize winning author Brian Evenson, and is directed by award winning documentary filmmaker Ziggy Attias. Set in rural America a father discovers his young daughter dead of fever. Knowing her death was inevitable, he is at first devastated but quickly realizes that he does not want his fragile wife to see that the girl has passed.
Prophets and Brothers is an adaptation of three short stories by Brian Evenson, one which received an O’Henry Award. The film explores the fundamental religious beliefs of two patriarchs and their families and how human nature overcomes religious principles.
Prophets and Brothers unfolds in seven intertwining chapters beginning with the story of Thrane, a disciple of Daddy Norton. Thrane’s revelations begin shortly after he discovers his child dead of fever and must bury her without her mother’s knowledge.
Nepal, undisputedly recognized as the spiritual capitol of the world,
is chosen as the premier documentary in the "diaries" series,
for both its remoteness from the western world, and the dichotomy of religious
beliefs found there. Nepal's unspoiled land, coupled with the peaceful
nature of its people, make this "Rooftop of the world" the perfect
backdrop to a physical and spiritual journey.more...
Images Of Nepal An in depth look at Nepal through Images and Music 60 minutes, DVD Color, 2005
The Kathmandu Valley, with its one million inhabitants is called the Playground of the Gods, and here, almost all is ruled by the Gods, from the smallest stone, to the highest mountain. Shrines adore the land, temples are everywhere. The artwork and architecture is in honor or gratitude for the deities that rule, and the respect that must be given freely is a part of daily life.
Lamas, Losar, Monks and Monasteries A Buddhist Experience 60 minutes, DVD Color, 2005
A look at Buddhism in Nepal, a celebration of Losar - The Tibetan New Year. A Himalayan trek in search of a Lama in Monju. An array of Chanting, Monasteries, Prayer Flags, Prayer wheels, Stupas and Monks.
on Brother Story Of The FDNY Thank You America Bike Tour 62 minutes,
VHS color, 2002
On Sunday, November 11th, 2001, at 8:48 AM eastern standard time, exactly
two months after the first plane hit the World Trade Center, six firefighters
from Engine Co. Number 33/Ladder 9 in New York City embarked from Ground
Zero on the FDNY Thank You America Bike Tour. Their story takes the viewer
on a three thousand mile bicycle journey across America until finally
reaching the California Coast. more...
The Distance The Shinnecock 50th Anniversary Pow Wow and its People 54
minutes, VHS color, 1997
A PBS Heritage Film Presentation
This award winning film is an engaging, visually stunning, 54 minute excursion
into the colors, sounds, sights and essence of the Pow Wow. It features
dances ablaze in colorful regalia, representing spirits, animals or tribal
affiliation; ancestral chanting accompanied by the ever-present beat of
the drum singing the song of the universe. The film allows Native Americans
from across the U.S. and Canada to tell in their own words what the Pow
Wow means to them. more...