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PERU | Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | Views [336] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I have a long history of adventure traveling with portable filmmaking gear that fits in a backpack, but yields cinematic quality with the immediacy of documentary style. My work, with examples at www.zenviolence.com, is focused on world cultures and ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Film Scholarship to Mexico


PERU | Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | Views [612] | Video

A little while ago, I set my thirteen-year-old nephew up with some modest facilities for composing electronic music, in a redux of my sullen childhood.  He came back with a "debut album," so:  for the occasion of his fourteenth birthday (and ... Read more >

Tags: cusco, cuy, cuzco, guinea pig, inca, peru, perú, tipon, tipón

My Video scholarship 2010 entry

USA | Thursday, 20 May 2010 | Views [482] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I am submitting this video at some risk of failing the challenge.   There are no people in it to evince our human/animal experience.   Still, at the time when I shot it, our human community was gripped with one of those occasional reminders of ... Read more >

Tags: 2010 travel video scholarship

Photos: Volcán Pacaya, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 20 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

Volcán Pacaya is an active volcano in the Escuintla department of Guatemala nearby Antigua and Guatemala City. Though the volcano had been dormant for over a century, it erupted in 1965 and hasn't stopped since. As recently as 2006, increased eruptions ... Read more >
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Costa Rica

COSTA RICA | Saturday, 5 Sep 2009 | Views [313] | Video

Video travelogue of my journey across Costa Rica in the second week of September 2009. Although the get-up is somewhat goofy, it was a nice way to practice and refine my video editing chops for future documentary/narrative endeavors. I'm ... Read more >

Tags: arenal, costa rica, manuel antonio, montezuma, nicoya, palo verde, poas, tamarindo, volcan, volcano


RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Friday, 15 May 2009 | Views [348] | Video

During the Orthodox Holy Week in 2009, I took a spontaneous pilgrimage of sorts to Russia. Moscow now is an extraordinary place to visit, so soon after the fall of the Soviet Union. Her dramatic renewal of religious expression awkwardly mingles ... Read more >

Tags: basils cathedral, kremlin, moscow, novospassky, orthodox, red square, russia, russian, russian orthodox, soviet

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