What it takes to make the city right - something very simple
A ten year old and how he sees himself 20 years from now.
About the need for more statues ... in water...i.e. the Seine in Paris.
It's about the minimum wage and the hope that it increases soon. It's about our politicians if they are worth their salary.
Man on the Street viewing the city from a global perspective.
This is about man who went to prison for 21 years and did not waste a day of life in jail. He wants to go back as an outsider and help those still in jail acting as a para-legal.
Mr. Shaw is da Mayor of Spruce St. He wears many hats. ADT Security showed hire him. He sits on his porch most of the day and knows everyone. Our postman also shares a cameo here and has some positive views of New Orleans
Spruce St. Porch Chronicles - .04 This a story of a young Palestinian man who acquired an interest in a corner grocery store. It is also a story about one of his employees, with a great attitude, behind the meat counter.
Spruce St. Porch Chronicles - .02 "It is what it is"
A series of porch chronicles mostly on Spruce St between South Carrollton to Leonidas. You wlll see and hear from all strata of economic lifestyles, mostly from their porches. You will also be surprised to hear a common thread running throughout . What's right about New Orleans - What's wrong about New Orleans. But what the future holds for New Orleans - varying degrees of hope. I love my neighborhood - especially from the vantage of my porch - it truly is a passing parade.
Shrimp boats docked in New Orleans after a day if fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. Great B roll for an interview Produced with Jay, a New Orleans shrimper and environmentalist. Shooter was Trevor Darling.
Rouse's Roots on the Rooftop is a hydroponic herb garden growing fresh herbs for the grocery in the middle of the Central Business District. Hydroponics uses only recirculating water and nutrients, avoiding toxicity in soils and taking a fraction of the space of a normal garden. Interviewee is Marianne Cufone of the Recirculating Farms Coalition.
Urban farmers are finding unusual locations for their crops, like this combination of corn and ornamental flowers. In New Orleans, the banquette is the sidewalk and the area between it and the street. Shot for One Day In New Orleans, "How Are People Changing the Future of My City?"
Shot for One Day In New Orleans, "How Are People Changing the Future of My City?." The Faubourg St. John Community Garden has a different model than most. Instead of assigning individual parcels, the urban farmers garden collectively and share and donate the harvest.
Allen Toussaint, New Orleans own, performs at Generations Hall on Saturday night during jazz fest season. Deacon John performs as a guest song with him.Two songs What is Success and Hello My Lover
This was shot for my video "How Are People Changing the Future of My City?" focusing on urban farming as an antidote to unhealthy diets.
This was part of my video "How Are People Changing the Future Of My City?" that focuses on the proliferation of urban farming as an antidote to unhealthy diets. Tracy Thomson grows her food in raised beds alongside and behind her house in Mid-City New Orleans.
Honey Island Swamp Band, a local and talented band from New Orleans, LA played live at Tips April 26 and my footage is just a snipped from their performance.
Interview of local NOLA business people
ZIon City is a neighborhood in New Orleans. The residents are like everyone else but they live in a landscape that has seen destruction and loss. They love their City like everyone else and work hard to make their neighborhood into a better place. Zion City is like and unlike every community in America and New Orleans. The peacefulness of the place, and the kindness of strangers, along with the unique and significant history of the place makes it a story to be told and documented.
This footage interviews three Friends of Lafitte Corridor (FOLC) board members, Annalisa (Annie) Kelly, Jay Nix, and Rev. Dwight Webster FOLC is a grassroots organization, organized in 2006 after Hurricane Katrina gave special priority to rethinking the New Orleans landscape. The Lafitte Greenway is the latest incarnation of one of New Orleansâ?? most historic transportation corridors.
This is a timelapse of sunset shot from the "Holy Cross" area of the lower 9th ward. It is looking over the river and you can see river traffic
Our family has been fostering kittens for the SPCA. We did this in part to help teach our children empathy. This video is an interview with my son Nicholas and b-roll of Nick and Josh taking the kittens outside for the first time.