Parrhesia: Behind The Scenes

I have no professional background in filmmaking and didn’t know if I’d be able to make one. Sometimes knowing nothing is an advantage, because you have no idea what you’re getting into. In 2012, I set out to discover if I could make a film that would capture people’s experiences of trying to live “anti-oppressively.”  Two years, twenty interviews, and about 70 hours of film later we managed to make a 60-minute documentary called, Parrhesia: Standing Against Oppression.

here’s the DP for our next film…

This blog began as a chronicle of my experiences while making the film. I learned more about filmmaking, social justice, and myself than I ever expected. The film experience also turned us into a community of people interested in speaking our truths in the hopes of creating connection. The film is now distributed by Alexander Street Press, and our panel of experts have continued to do amazing things. I would not be who I am today had I not been able to stumble into these wonderful people.




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