Creative essay doc inspired by Lewis Hyde's classic bestseller The Gift. Chronicling gift-based cultures around the world and challenging the logic of global capitalism, the film inspires the question: is life about getting or giving?
When a down on his luck journalist finds himself with a less than ideal assignment in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, he acquires the help of a local, who he soon discovers possesses the story that could jump start his career.
A Chinese peasant woman's fight for fellow AIDS patients who contracted AIDS in the 1990's when China encouraged millions of poor farmers to donate blood for money under catastrophic health conditions,
A Psychological Thriller, Drama about a Mirror that has no respect of person; no matter what your Social Economic status. The Mirror of truth follows the journey of Dr. Roosevelt Jones, a ... See full summary »
GIFT is a creative documentary inspired by Lewis Hyde's classic bestseller The Gift: "a brilliant defense of the value of creativity and its importance in a culture increasingly governed by money and overrun with commodities." RIchly cinematic and politically provocative, it follows character-driven stories: from the elaborate preparations for a Pacific Northwest potlatch to an unexpected gift of music at the Auckland Art Gallery, from an occupied factory in Rome protected by art, to the "pirate utopia" of Burning Man.