This year I received my most intimidating yet rewarding assignment to date when our friend Debbie asked me to photograph Art-A-Whirl in her family’s historic Minneapolis building, The Northrup King. What’s Art-A-Whirl? It’s an annual open studio event that takes place all across Northeast Minneapolis and is free to the general public, and it’s about buying original artwork just as much as it’s…

A Hella Good Story

5/31/2017

For as long as I’ve wanted to make films, I’ve wanted to tell Hella’s story. I’m making a movie about a German immigrant who came to the USA after living through WWII.  Hella came not as a war bride, but as a young girl who got a job as the church cleaning lady in the small town of Tilden, Nebraska.  She married an…

Our blog may be quiet these days, but only because we’ve been busy on and off the road since January making a feature length documentary! Our story begins in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where we jumped in with our cameras at the tail end of OTA.  What started as a passion project propelled by creative connector of people Hugh Weber and…

We’re thrilled to announce Christian’s latest documentary film endeavor, THE CLOSING OF ALCO STORE 208, has been officially selected for inclusion in the 35th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival!   The Closing of ALCO Store 208 is a documentary portrait of Thomas Jensen, as he closes the doors once and for all on the retail store that he…