Fire Tornadoes, twirling 30 foot sparklers and BIG things that go kaboom! Just a normal day in Nate’s world. What Lights Nate is an inspirational film that documents the personal journey of fire artist Nate Smith and the creative process by which he comes to grips with his own fear and anger, culminating in art forms that bring joy and happiness to Nate and others.
The film contains startling images of Nate’s art and of the environment of which he creates it including the renowned arts festival, Burning Man. This documentary teaches us that beauty can be found in everything around us.
This a story about experiencing life underseas with 140 crew members on-board the USS Benjamin Franklin, a nuclear ballistic submarine during the cold war. Our mission was simple - be ready to launch 16 nuclear missiles, which had the capability of destroying more than 200 cities. Crazy, you bet ya!, and we had 41 of these subs during the entertaining years with the Russians. Interviews with former shipmates across the U.S., stock footage and animation provide a good dose of insight, humor and politics. Feature-length, High-Definition.
This award winning documentary tells the compelling stories of Vietnamese women who were soldiers, activists and prisoners of war during the American war in Vietnam.
These women universally express the conviction that their stories can provide a common thread of compassion to bind the wounds that divide people in the U.S. and Vietnam. They feel a particular bond with American wives and mothers who have shared their pain and fought similar battles to preserve the values of home, family, and tradition against the corrosive influences of war, greed, and ‘progress.’
Film Length – 60 minutes
Filmed in Vietnam between 1991-1997
Mastered from16mm film and video
DVD is Standard Definition
This heartfelt documentary chronicles a Renaissance woman whose diverse career spanned over fifty years including – a WWII aviator in the WASPS (Women Air Service Pilots), a builder of a Frank Lloyd Wright home, a mother of five, a peace activist, a counselor for the Veterans Administration and a book author.
These six short films, produced over a span of twenty years, are as unique as the subjects that inspired them. Touching on subjects of social and political consciousness, world culture or the mundanity of day to day life all are imbued with the wry eye of a playful storyteller.