Recent Video Reports
Nostalgia, Memory, and Revolution: An Interview With Patricio Guzmán
NACLA, December 19, 2011 (Director/Producer)
In Patricio Guzmán's latest film, the Chilean filmmaker points his camera toward Chile's Atacama desert, where several groups intertwine in a search for the past. In this NACLA video interview, Guzmán speaks about his new movie, nostalgia, Chile, the Latin American "pink tide," filmmaking, and the need for an audio-visual revolution.
The Transition to Ecosocialism
CNS, May 31, 2011 (Director/Producer)
In May 2011, three members from the Capitalism Nature Socialism (CNS) Journal held this seminar on Ecosocialism at the Historical Materialism Conference at The New School in New York City. This is a Four-part video from the seminar.
The Cost of Your Food: People's Lives
RT, November 1, 2010 (Producer/Translator/Fixer)
The cheap imported food that you eat doesn't come without a cost. The rise of agribusiness has been uprooting the small indigenous farmers in countries like Brazil for decades. But a huge social movement with broad political support is helping some of these landless workers get their lives back.
Brazil's Silent Revolution
RT, October 29, 2010 (Producer/Translator/Fixer)
In a country characterized by a vast divide between the haves and have nots, the poor are making a comeback. Brazil's social program Bolsa Familia has helped lift millions out of poverty, narrowing the divide between rich and poor, fueling the rise of one of the fastest growing major economies in the world.
Silent Revolution for the Poor? Brazilian Vote Heads for Run-off
RT, October 4, 2010 (Producer/Translator/Fixer)
Brazil's presidential election is set for a second round run-off after the ruling party candidate and pre-poll hot favourite Dilma Rousseff failed to secure the 50 per cent needed for outright victory.
Lula's Revolution Goes to the Polls
RT, October 3, 2010 (Producer/Translator/Fixer)
Welcome to Sao Paulo, Brazil – the largest city in a young democracy gearing up to elect a new President on October 3rd, but the election is much more than that.
Crossing the American Crises Documentary Trailer
In September 2008, the United States fell into the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The same month, we set out on a trip around the country to ask the American people what they had to say about it. This is their story. Crossing the American Crises Documentary, coming January, 2011. Estreito Meios Productions & PM Press, 2010
The Indigenous University of Venezuela Struggles for Recognition
VJ Movement, October 19, 2009 (Co-Director/Producer)
When the new Venezuelan Constitution was passed in 1999, recognizing the right of indigenous people to their own education, A group of Yekuanas, Pumes, E'ñepas and Piaroas founded the Indigenous University of Venezuela (IUV). Now they are struggling for its recognition.
World Cup Fans Clash with Environmentalists in Brazil
VJ Movement, July 31, 2009 (Co-Director/Producer)
Porto Alegre, Brazil's soccer fans are thrilled to host the 2014 World Cup, but residents worry about the impact on the Guaíba River.
Cyber Freedom Movement Gathers in Brazil
Current TV, July 7, 2009 (Co-Director/Producer)
Over the last year, governments and corporations have been pushing to crack down on Internet freedoms. But all is not lost. A cyber freedom movement has been growing over the last two and a half decades, and in late June, thousands of activists met at the 10th International Forum on Free Software (FISL) in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Landless Farmers Take on Big Ag
VJ Movement, May 12, 2009 (Co-Director/Producer)
The members of the Landless Workers' Movement (MST) are pressuring the Brazilian government to fulfill its promise of agrarian reform.
Biofuels in Brazil: Alternative or Disaster?
VJ Movement, February 12, 2009 (Co-Director/Producer)
More and more Biofuels are produced to, for example, let cars run. But the question remains: is this a good alternative or does it turn out to be a disaster?