Meanwhile, In Turkey

Concept / Premise: “Meanwhile, in Turkey” is a short film about the agency of Turkish women in a time of political and social unease. It is also a story about labor and love. Finally, it is about the heart-opening effect of making something beautiful with your hands.

Of course the paradox is that without the world of on-line blogs and web feeds we may never have met the wonderful women who led us to our subjects: three women artisans in Turkey. These are women who carry on traditions handed down to them from generations of mothers teaching daughters.

Other Documentaries



(Director, Co-Producer)
Aired PBS, Southern Lens, 2010

'Soapy' arrived in Americus, Georgia in 1960 with nothing but shearing tools in a paper bag. After 50 years, his one-chair shop in the center of town is still the hub of local life – a far reach from the techno-savvy, zip-drive world.


Five Wives

Three Secretaries and Me (Associate Producer, Story Consultant)

Official selection: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, “Outstanding Documentary” 1999.
aired Showtime

Purchase DVD on or


Arguing the World

(Associate Producer) Peabody Award

“one of the deepest portraits ever filmed of the fluidity of ideas” Stephen Holden, NYTimes, 1996

First Run Features

Purchase DVD on or