We got in! – Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

We got in! – Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce that Overburden will premiere at the 2015 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival! Chad surprised us with the news by calling a phony team meeting to go over some paper work. After 20 MINUTES of business talk, he handed us a “contract” to review and told us to turn to page […]

Shared Origins

  Zoe and Tsehaye were born in Ethiopia and adopted by Lory and Sonya, a lesbian couple living in the U.S. When the girls are in middle school, Lory takes them to Ethiopia to explore their heritage. Although her same-sex partnership has been accepted within her community for over 20 years, Lory chooses to keep […]

The Council

The Council is a short film that follows three eighth-graders as they navigate their way through the challenging landscape of middle school politics. The tension is high as Leah, Cara, and Ryan compete to represent their school.

Born into Coal

  Coal queen pageant contestant Arianna Bailey competes for a crown to represent her family’s way of life. Former miner Goose Stewart lives with the memories of the Upper Big Branch mine explosion. One thing binds both families: coal. Born into Coal was produced by Catherine Orr and Cath Spangler as part of the Carnegie and Knight […]

Dreams Delayed

  Dreams Delayed is a multimedia documentary web project that Catherine produced in 2011 for her masters thesis at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, School of Media and Journalism. The goal of the project is to tell the overarching story of access to higher education for undocumented students using three different stories: The story of […]