Independent Study – Mini-Documentaries (Portraits)

I have begun my independent study at CCS in which I will be producing two mini-documentaries, or more accurately named, portrait pieces. Here is my project proposal: I am proposing to make two mini-documentaries, what would essentially be considered portraits, of people that I find to have an interesting story in a subject area that […]

The Central Park Five

I’ve had the privilege of watching The Central Park Five by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon at the 51st Ann Arbor Film Festival. The documentary tells the story of five New York City teens (McCray, Richardson, Salaam, Santana, Wise) that were wrongfully convicted of the assault and rape of Trisha Meili and how they were essentially […]