The Summer of Gods is a short film about a young girl named Lili who unites with her Afro-Brazilian religious ancestry on a summer visit with family to their ancestral village in rural Brazil. During her stay, she encounters Orishas (African gods) who help her find peace with a gift that has previously vexed her.
“Nurse Helen Fairchild” a 12 minute documentary about a brave American nurse who serves as a surgical nurse at the front lines of the World War I. This short documentary recounts her fascinating story and the quest for Fairchild’s recognition as a war hero.
Nurse Helen Fairchild
Oshun - The Goddess of Life
This film is currently at the production stage. It's a narrative documentary that will feature the stories of Afro-descendant women living in Brazil, Cuba and the USA. It will show how these women deal with issues of race, gender and identity, while looking at the retentions of West African traditions in these countries and, in particular, at the myths of the Yoruba deity, Oshun, as a source of inspiration in the lives of these women.