When I arrived at Brigham Young University in 2009, I had a dream to make a documentary film. I wanted to travel somewhere exotic, meet exotic people and capture a compelling story. Little did I know that the next three years of my life would be swallowed in the preproduction, production and post production of a documentary film.
A Story About the Garifuna examines a Central American culture that is quickly assimilating into United States culture as they leave their roots and carry American traditions back to their hometowns along the Caribbean Coast. It was a three year labor of love that taught me to see the end from the beginning, finish what I start and choose my work carefully.
Click here to read the original transcripts from the interviews I conducted.