video, 52 min, 2001.

video, 52 min, 2001.

MINOR VISIONS

MoMA Documentary Fortnight
Critics' Prize, Dakino International Film Festival

“A major look into the distressed soul of Romania… Inventive, poignant, and at times, extremely humorous.” 
- Ross McElwee, Director, Sherman's March

Mixing documentary and poetic fiction, Minor Visions follows a bumbling scholar who sets off on a trip to study spirituality and superstition, but ends up meeting ordinary citizens trying to make sense of their lives in the wake of the downfall of communist regime.

 
 
video, 15 min, 2009.

video, 15 min, 2009.

PASSERINE: A BIRD DUET

A playful parable about technologically-mediated love and an unlikely interspecies courtship.

Funded by the Alfred. P. Sloan Foundation.

 
16mm film and video, 26 min, 1995.   

16mm film and video, 26 min, 1995.   

BOOYAKA

PBS Broadcast
Silver Spire, San Francisco International Film Festival

Jamaican American singer Maxine Foster struggles to support her family and overcome a history of abuse while pursuing a career in the male-dominated reggae music industry.  

 
video, 12 min, 1996.

video, 12 min, 1996.

ROUND TRIP TICKET

Runner Up Prize,
American Film Institute Visions of US Competition

The filmmaker’s first trip back to her native Romania after the fall of communism becomes an examination of cultural identity and displacement.