2019 Alice Fest

Alice Fest returns to Durham, N.C., on Sunday, March 10, 2019! What is Alice Fest? Alice Fest is a one-day film festival. The tagline is “Films by women. For everyone.” It is typically held in March in honor of Women’s History Month in the Full Frame Theater in Durham, N.C., in association with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Alice Fest is free and open to the public.

2018 Year In Review

It’s the end of the year. I have a few year-end rituals. Do you? One of my favorites is the year-in-review blog post. I like taking the time to stop, reflect, and appreciate all that transpired over the last 12 months. I find that filling my heart with gratitude for what happened – both the good and bad – gives me strength for the new year. (Related: Read my 2017,

I love talking about failure

Last weekend, I was on a panel about women film at the 2018 Longleaf Film Festival. Our Women in Film panelists shared some powerful ideas, lifted each other up, and sparked great conversations. Thank you each for participating. pic.twitter.com/KbHZccRhJa — LongleafFilmFestival (@LongleafFF) May 12, 2018 During the panel we got into some really great conversations, one of which was about failure. It’s a common conversation among filmmakers and creatives because

“The Innocent AK” screens at Longleaf Film Festival

My newest film, The Innocent AK, is screening at the 2018 Longleaf Film Festival! The festival is at the N.C. Museum of History in downtown Raleigh, N.C., on Saturday, May 12th. The Innocent AK is screening in Film Block D, in Daniels Auditorium, at 5:00 PM. The festival is free to attend. On Saturday, May 12th, I’ll also be part of a panel discussion on women in film. No tickets are required

2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Fest

The 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival wrapped on Sunday, April 10th. It was an incredible year at the festival. I’m still processing everything that transpired, and preparing for a few new posts on the TriFilm Society website. Every year I walk into the fest giddy and excited. By the end of the festival, my mind has melted and I’m totally worn out. It’s the best kind of feeling, akin to

Our interview with Aaron Keck at WCHL

Shane Johnston and I had the pleasure of talking with Aaron Keck at WCHL about the upcoming screening of Brewconomy yesterday afternoon. If you missed the conversation when it aired, you can listen online right here. In the interview we talk about how Shane and I connected in 2011, and started making the movie you now know as Brewconomy. We started working on the movie in 2012, shooting in 2013, and now we’re premiering