Thesis documentary film for my junior year of BFA program at SUNY Purchase Film Conservatory. I decided to go around asking family members what it means to be Jewish. It's how I learned a bit about being Jewish, a lot about my family, and overall about life, and asking questions.
Part of my final presentation in a seminar entitled Theory and Praxis: the Soviet School of Montage in Cinema with professor Soyoung Yoon, @ SUNY Purchase in 2010.
Every paper bag has a story. Or many stories, one of which I've reconstructed here. In this story the bag finds itself transformed into a means for being used in a college seminar which discusses how history can be reconstructed either for the greater good or not.
photo: George Steinmetz, from a spread in Smithsonian Magazine.
In-class assignment for Experimental Film Production, SUNY Purchase 2009.
In it, I attempt to find the moon which has gone missing. No to worry, though because the new month is blessed from On High and anyway Danny Frye needs help moving his piano.