Springtime in Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve

This video features shooting-stars, sunrises, sunsets, toads, snails, lakes, rivers and dynamic time-lapses from the beautiful Arcadia Dunes- an amazing and protected part of Northern Michigan. Thanks to the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, vital places like this can survive.

The People and The Olive – Trailer

A feature-length documentary about the daily struggles and joys of Palestinian olive farmers. When a group of American ultra-marathoners sets out to run 129 miles in 5 days across the West Bank they discover that in replanting uprooted olive trees they are planting hope and building cultural bridges. Coming to Theaters Fall 2012. Visit www.ThePeopleAndTheOlive.com for more information.

My Backyard

The sights and sounds of my new backyard – the forests and buildings of The Grand Traverse Commons. Formerly the Northern Michigan Asylum for the Insane built in 1885 (and later renamed the Traverse City State Hospital), the Commons is now one of the United State’s largest historical preservation and redevelopment sites. Find out more about the place, the community …