Confessions of the Boston Strangler

 
 

Associate Producer. Conducted archival research and acquisition.

About the film: This two-hour documentary special for Investigation Discovery sends viewers back to a time when no woman in Boston felt safe. The city finally felt a sigh of relief when, in a recorded confession, Albert DeSalvo admitted to his savage rampage and the first known serial killer in America was put behind bars. But decades later, compelling DNA analysis revealed that DeSalvo may not in fact have committed the crimes.


Whitey Bulger: The Making of a Monster

 
 

Associate Producer. Conducted archival research and acquisition.

About the film: This one-off special for Investigation Discovery provides the definitive account of Whitey Bulger, one of the major crime figures in US history, exploring the reasons for the sadistic criminal mastermind's insatiable need to gain power and control through intimidation and murder. His decade-long reign over Boston's mean streets was shrouded in bloodshed and fear. The calculated mastermind later became an FBI informant and continued to operate his business as usual whilst under their protection.


Circus Without Borders

 
 

Outreach Coordinator. Worked with a small team to plan and execute fund raising events to finish post production and distribute the film via the festival circuit.

About the film: This documentary chronicles best friends and world class acrobats, Guillaume Saladin and Yamoussa Bangoura, who hail from remote corners of the globe and share the same dream: To bring hope and change to their struggling communities through circus. Their dream unfolds in the Canadian Arctic and Guinea, West Africa, where they help Inuit and Guinean youth achieve unimaginable success while confronting suicide, poverty and despair.


Birth of a Movement

 
 

Associate Producer. Conducted archival research and acquisition.

About the film: Birth of a Movement, based on Dick Lehr's book The Birth of a Movement: How Birth of a Nation Ignited the Battle for Civil Rights, captures the backdrop to the prescient clash when activist William M. Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith’s technically groundbreaking but notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly The Birth of a Nation, unleashing a fight that still rages today about race relations, media representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood.