Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Editor, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication - Film & TV, and Film Program Coordinator at Sam Houston State University

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  • Lands & Lores – The Holy Dirt

    THE HOLY DIRT – In the small town of Chimayo, NM, there is a chapel with miraculous holy dirt, that, to the believers, has healing powers. Michael J. Trujillo is one of the residents of …

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  • Lands & Lores – Singing the Tale

    In SINGING THE TALE street musicians play in Springfield, MO. LANDS & LORES is a web-based documentary recorded on a road trip from Carbondale, IL to Berkeley, CA from October 7th to October 14th 2011. Photojournalist Bruno …

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  • Lands & Lores – The Ghosts of Navajo County Courthouse

    THE GHOSTS OF NAVAJO COUNTY COURTHOUSE – Now a museum, the Navajo County Courthouse is said to be haunted by the ghosts of the criminals that were executed there. LANDS & LORES is a web-based documentary …

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  • Lands & Lores – The Spook Light

    THE SPOOK LIGHT – The border between the states of Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma hides the mysterious Spook Light. LANDS & LORES is a web-based documentary recorded on a road trip from Carbondale, IL to …

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  • Lands & Lores – Blame it on Smiley

    In BLAME IT ON SMILEY, Steve Gray recounts the story of the ghost of George Smiley, that lives in the courthouse of Holbrook, AZ. Everything that happens in town seems to be blamed on Smiley. …

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  • Rodrigo Herrmann – Life and Works

    The documentary RODRIGO HERRMANN – LIFE AND WORKS reveals the short but extraordinary life of Brazilian composer, organist, and choirmaster, Maestro Rodrigo Herrmann. Family interviews and photographs shine a light on his life, and recordings share …

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  • In The Eyes of Others

    IN THE EYES OF OTHERS  is a short narrative film about a strong woman who becomes a victim of domestic violence.  This film tells the story of Amanda and Jack, a young couple in love. …

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  • 3 1/2 Minutes

    3 1/2 MINUTES is a short 16mm film shot in black and white and color. This experimental/narrative piece deals with the psychological universe of women. A woman enters in a house where things are broken and …

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  • The Gaze

    THE GAZE plays with one of Hollywood’s most famous convention: objectifying women. What if the one objectified this time was a man? What if he has no way to escape that situation? Laura Mulvey’s essay “Visual …

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  • A Day in the Life of Margaret H.

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MARGARET H. exposes the life of sorrow that a battered woman leads. Margaret H. tries to please her violent husband, and pretends that nothing is going on in front of …

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  • the death of the poet

    THE DEATH OF THE POET is an experimental 16mm black and white film that is based on a poem by Brazilian author Paulo Leminski. The poem talks about a poet who died without ever writing anything. …

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  • A Envenenadora (The Poisoner)

    A ENVENENADORA is a photo/video experience that recreates the real story of Virginia Augusta da Silva, a Portuguese woman from the late 1800’s that was convicted for poisoning her husband. According to the newspaper article where …

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