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DOCUMENTARY FILMS

Formerly known as "Lost and Found

ROLE: Director, Editor, Producer, Additional Camera

 

Andrew Garbus’ parents are preparing to divorce and sell his childhood home. As rooms are packed and memories unearthed, the family is forced to confront a traumatic past, an uncertain future and, most of all, themselves.

(Currently In Post-Production)

Honors: Jewish Film Institute 2021 Filmmaker in Residency

ROLE: Editor/Assistant Editor

After her 23-year-old brother dies of a fentanyl overdose, filmmaker Doree Simon investigates stigma as the unspoken barrier to his recovery and treatment options that could have saved him. As overdose deaths rise, Doree’s journey from grief to acceptance leads her family through a labyrinth of regret, realization, and recovery.

(Currently In Production)

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ROLE: 2nd Assistant Editor

Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is an epic, emotional and interconnected story about internationally renowned artist and activist Nan Goldin told through her slideshows, intimate interviews, ground-breaking photography, and rare footage of her personal fight to hold the Sackler family accountable for the overdose crisis.

Honors: Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Feature, Winner Golden Lion at Venice, Winner Best Documentary Independent Spirit Awards, Nominee for Best Documentary Feature Gotham Awards, Centerpiece Selection for NYFF, Official Competition TIFF

the pacoima wash narratives

ROLE: Editor

An experimental short documentary created for the Kounkey Design Initiative, a non-profit with the mission of turning unsafe and underused sites into "productive public spaces." In this specific piece, the site is the Pacoima Wash in California, which has a deep ancestral connection for the Native American community that still resides in the area.

ROLE: Assistant Editor

This film documents three families struggling with extreme sensitivities to everyday elements of our surroundings. Perfumes, pesticides, even cell phones can trigger debilitating symptoms in these sufferers of environmental illnesses.

Honors: Official Selection 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, 2017 Camden International Film Festival, 2017 Santa Fe International Film Festival

ROLE: Writer, Director, Cinematographer,  Editor, Producer, Colorist

A middle-aged man visits his father and grapples with the impacts and effects of Alzheimer's disease.

Official Selection: New Filmmakers New York 2015,

Dallas VideoFest 27, IndieFest USA 2014, The Mosaic Experience 2014 

ROLE: Writer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer

Filmmaker Andrew Garbus attempts to connect with his grandfather, who is slowly fading from Alzheimer's. He is joined by his father and his uncle, who are also both struggling to come to grips with their father's current state.

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