Behind the Camera Lens in Honduras GlobalPost. June 2, 2010 A profile of two Central American documentary filmmakers I met in Argentina, finishing up their feature film on the 2009 coup d'etat in Honduras. Joseph Huff-Hannon
A short film I worked on in Brazil is now available online:
Battle for the Xingupremiered at film festivals worldwide last year, now International Rivers Network is using it in their outreach and advocacy work around the impact of dams on indigenous communities, especially in the Brazilian Amazon. It was directed & produced by Iara Lee and George Gund, founders of Caipirinha Productions. After coming back from production in the Amazon, I also wrote this piece.
Fighting for the Amazon The Indypendent, July 19, 2008. I wrote this after working as a field producer on a documentary shoot in Brazil, covering a huge gathering of indigenous Brazilians and environmental activists in opposition to a massive hydroelectric dam project that would potentially displace tens of thousands. [Full Text]
Locating Argentine Memories In These Times, May 3, 2006. I wrote this from Buenos Aires, where I was working on a doc film with the dynamic duo of Estela and Ernesto Bravo. The film, Who Am I? premiered on Channel 4 in the UK, and won "Best Documentary Award" at the 2007 Havana Film Festival. [Full Text]
The Pollen and the Bees New Internationalist, June 2004. I wrote this article after working in Buenos Aires on a doc film called The Take, with Canadian journalists Avi Lewis, Naomi Klein, and a great many other incredible collaborators. It's about the rise of worker cooperatives in Argentina after the IMF's poster child went bankrupt and millions were thrown out of work. [Full Text]