Documentaries

A New Path

Roles: Director, Producer, Videographer, Editor

Mukesh Rajak, a young citizen journalist from India’s dalit (untouchable) castes battles corruption in his village’s public schools and discovers the power of media to transform himself and his community for the better.ANewPath_Laurels2

The Way Home: A Journey of Family and Faith

Director: Marilyn Pennell
Roles: Director of Photography, Videographer, Editor

The Way Home tells the story of three generations of a Tibetan family struggling to preserve their culture, family and faith while living in exile.

In this excerpt, Tsering Wangmo revisits the Tibetan Institute for Performing Arts in Dharamshala, India, where she studied traditional Tibetan song and dance as a young adult.

Her Aim is True

HAIT Selections

 

Director: Karen Whitehead
Role: Assistant Editor

In 1964, a middle-aged self-taught photographer, Jini Dellaccio, began hanging out with raucous garage bands like The Sonics in her backyard, creating startling images and innovative album covers. Soon she was grabbing unprecedented portraits of Neil Young and early performances by bands like The Who, Rolling Stones, and Mamas & Papas. Join Jini on an inspiring tour of her ingenuity and style, with a soundtrack and interviews that capture the Pacific Northwest’s vibrant music subculture.