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Finding Kukan

Finding Kukan

Finding Kukan is a documentary film (currently in production) that centers around the story of a 1941 Oscar-winning film called KUKAN. The film explores the lives of the original filmmakers and their distance relatives of today. Nested Egg Productions (based in Kailua, Hawaii) hired us to film in a small town outside Atlanta, Georgia because ...

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James Bond: The Projectionist Behind the Lens

James Bond: The Projectionist Behind the Lens

Chicago-based film projectionist James Bond (yes, “James Bond” is his real name) is highlighted here as the Chicago Outdoor Film Festival’s regular projectionist. This was filmed in the summer of 2008, the year before the festival’s last run in Grant Park. Interviews and b-roll were filmed with during the ...

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Ethnography as Feminist Praxis

Ethnography as Feminist Praxis

This film follows a group of scholars of religion from Kenya and the US who gathered in Nairobi for a month long exploration of intercultural pedagogy and research. The symposium included an interdisciplinary course on “African Feminist/Womanist Theologies” at the Maryknoll Institute of African Studies. This project was produced through a ...

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Love Delivered

Love Delivered

The thought of a bike courier arriving to a recipient with an urgent message brings about a steady flow of images. However, what if that bike messenger were in a pink jumpsuit? What if their bike wasn’t a super fast courier bike, but a retro cruiser bike with pink streamers? Now picture that same bike messenger, in a pink jumpsuit hopping ...

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Good Coffee

Good Coffee

As a teenager, Keleme found herself unable to return home after conflict broke out near the Ethiopia and Kenya border. She was forced to settle in a Kenyan refugee camp. Nineteen years later, she finds herself in the U.S. never having returned back to her home. As a refugee in the United States, she must wait until she obtains her citizenship ...

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