Stardust to Stardust: The Story of Bob Burch

(2020, 9:20 minutes)

From ashes to stardust, a fireworks photographer gets his final wish fulfilled by becomig part of the firework itself.

Coddington Trail

(2017, 27 minutes)

Local affiliates of the "Rails to Trails" campaign push a recreational bike trail that would steal from local farmers.

Official Selections:

Trinity Detroit International Film Festival (2017), Detroit, MI
Royal Starr Film Fetival (2017), Royal Oak, MI
Outer Docs Film Festival (2017), Ithaca, NY
Buffalo International Film Festival, (2017), Buffalo, NY

Jungle Warfare College

(2013, 10 minutes)

In the central jungles of India a military commander trains his troops to win the country's hidden war.


2nd Place, Three Rivers Film Festival, (2013), Pittsburgh, PA

Official Selections:

Beaufort International Film Festival (2014), Beaufort, SC
International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts (2013), Los Angeles, CA
Offshoot Film Festival (2013), Fayetteville, AR
River's Edge Film Festival (2013), Paducah, KY
Rockport Film Festival (2013), Rockport, TX
Three Rivers Film Festival, (2013), Pittsburgh, PA

Related Photo Essay:

India's Hidden War

Buffalo Must Die

(2012, 10 minutes)

A direct cinema documentary short about the ritualistic slaughter of water buffalo at traditional funerals in Tana Toraja, Indonesia.


2nd Place, Best Documentary Cinematography, Action on Film (2013), Monrovia, CA
Award of Excellence, IFFEHC (2013), Jakarta, Indonesia
Best Documentary, Snake Alley Festival of Film (2013), Burlington, IA

Official Selections:

Action on Film International Film Festival (2013), Monrovia, CA
International Film Festival for Environment, Health and Culture (2013), Jakarta, Indonesia
SF DocFest (2013), San Francisco, CA
Snake Alley Festival of Film (2013), Burlington, IA
Sydney Underground Film Festival (2013), Sydney, Australia

Related Article:

Japan's Most Incredible Cup of Coffee

Bus To Somewhere

(2011, 17 minutes)

A down and out traveler in India decides he has to do whatever it takes to get out of town.

Official Selections:

Snake Alley Festival of Film (2012), Burlington, IA
Fort Myers Film Festival (2012), Fort Myers, FL
Love Your Shorts Film Festival (2012), Sanford, FL
Offshoot Film Festival (2011), Fayetteville, AR
Central Florida Film Festival (2011), Ocoee, FL

Malana: Globalization of a Himalayan Village

(2010, 17 minutes)

The forces of globalization threaten to change the unique culture of this once isolated Indian village.

Official Selections:

DOCUTAH Documentary Film Festival (2010), St. George, UT
GLOBIANS DocFest (2010), Stuttgart, Germany
Wild Rose Film Festival (2010), Des Moines, IA

Available From:

Dark Hollow Films (includes public performance rights)

Related Article:

Malana: When Globalization Comes Knocking


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