From Russia With Hate

Apr 16th, 2012 // In: Documentary, Featured, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on From Russia With Hate

Current's Christof Putzel investigates the growing neo-Nazi movement in Russia.
Emmy Nominee
Winner, duPont-Columbia...

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Gonzalo Rucobo

Apr 3rd, 2012 // In: Advocacy, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Gonzalo Rucobo

A documentary portrait of Gonzalo Rucobo, a gang intervention specialist at Richmond High. Produced for the 2011 San Francisco Foundation Community Leadership...

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John Santos

Apr 3rd, 2012 // In: Advocacy, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on John Santos

A profile of five-time Grammy-nominated Afro-Latin jazz virtuoso John Santos. Produced for the 2011 San Francisco Foundation Community Leadership...

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Jordan Simmons

Apr 3rd, 2012 // In: Advocacy, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Jordan Simmons

Documentary profile of Jordan Simmons, Artistic Director of the Eastbay Center for the Performing Arts. Produced for the 2011 San Francisco Foundation Community Leadership...

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Bishop Yvette Flunder

Apr 3rd, 2012 // In: Advocacy, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Bishop Yvette Flunder

A portrait of Bishop Yvette Flunder, founder of City of Refuge, a thriving inner-city congregation in the SOMA district of San Francisco. Produced for the 2011 San Francisco Foundation Community Leadership...

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Anna Halprin

Apr 3rd, 2012 // In: Advocacy, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Anna Halprin

A documentary portrait of postmodern dance pioneer Anna Halprin. Produced for the 2011 San Francisco Foundation Community Leadership...

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San Francisco Symphony: Sandy

Apr 3rd, 2012 // In: Advocacy, Featured, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on San Francisco Symphony: Sandy

San Francisco public elementary school students learn and imagine via the music of Aaron Copland. Produced for the San Francisco Symphony's 21st Century fundraising...

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Rivers of Blood

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Rivers of Blood

Chinese villagers poisoned by water pollution from a nearby mine fight for justice with the help of an environmental lawyer....

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The Search for the Head of John the Baptist

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Featured, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on The Search for the Head of John the Baptist

This one-hour documentary for the National Geographic Channel tracks the discovery of the possible true remains of one of Christianity's holiest...

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Gateway to Heroin

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Gateway to Heroin

Mariana van Zeller investigates the link between an epidemic of prescription drug abuse and burgeoning heroin addiction on the streets of...

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Elliott’s War

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Elliott’s War

An Iraq veteran speaks frankly and movingly about the psychological aftershock of...

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Toxic Seas

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Toxic Seas

This film, documenting the mysterious death of sea lions off the California coast, was shown in 2007 during the worldwide Live Earth concert tour that featured Sting, Kanye West, Black Eyed Peas, and...

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Lost in Democracy

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Featured, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Lost in Democracy

A poignant, funny, and moving film about the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan's transition from monarchy to democracy.
2009 Emmy nominee....

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Rape on the Reservation

Apr 2nd, 2012 // In: Documentary, Featured, Film and TV // By: Comments Off on Rape on the Reservation

An investigation of the epidemic rates of sexual violence on Indian...

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About

Apr 1st, 2012 // In: About // By: Comments Off on About

I live in Berkeley, California. As a producer and editor of documentaries, I’ve been nominated for two national Emmy Awards. My editing work also helped win a duPont-Columbia Award, TV’s equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, for Current TV in 2007, and an Overseas Press Club award in 2012. Besides Current, I have also worked for National Geographic, the Smithsonian Channel, New York Times Television, PBS, and HBO, among others. I hold a bachelor’s degree in film from Wesleyan University and a master’s degree in public policy from UC Berkeley. Currently, I teach editing at UC Berkeley's graduate school of journalism,...

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