You Must Be This Tall: The Story of Rocky Point Park (2007)
The film that Michael Janusonis of the Providence Journal claims, “is not to be missed,” is an exhilarating ride; a poignant and often hilarious look at one of New England’s great landmarks.
Nominated for an Emmy in 2009, On the Lake tells the true story of the tuberculosis epidemic in America in the 1900s and globally today through the lives of those who became sick and died — but also of patients who survived, against great odds. More than scientific facts and figures, On the Lake touches that rare emotional cord of what life was like for millions of people infected with TB, while providing a glimpse into human nature when faced with a large-scale epidemic.
It’s a Bash! (2010)
“A true life tale of infectious rock and roll spirit, ongoing camaraderie, and working class pluck.” —Scott Duhamel, Providence Monthly
Behind the Hedgerow takes viewers inside the private world of aristocratic Newport, Rhode Island — a world of privilege that began with the Gilded Age when Vanderbilts and Astors reigned. The story is told through the focus of Eileen Gillespie Slocum, descendant of Browns (as in Brown University) and friend to all of the 20th century Newport (and New York and Philadelphia) elite. When Slocum died on July 27, 2008, at the age of 92, a storied period of American history ended, as The New York Times noted in her obituary. Slocum was the last of the Newport grand dames –– and one of the last grand dames anywhere. She left no successor. America had changed, and so had the world; a new moneyed class now ruled, though the descendants of the Gilded Age elite (many of them on-camera in this film, the first time ever) continue to live on and near Bellevue Avenue, Newport, still one of America’s most exclusive addresses…