Impact Spotlight: Zion

Zion, a Netflix documentary short chronicling the life of high school wrestler Zion Clark, is a story unlike any you’ve seen before. Clark was born with caudal regression syndrome, which left him without legs. In addition to his physical challenge, Clark was subjected to the foster care system after being put up for adoption as

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How to Make a Documentary

A documentary can be a powerful way to tell a true story, seek truth and justice, shed light on an unknown issue and even enact social or legal change. However, they also require a lot of research and might pose a challenge for filmmakers who only have experience with fictional films or shorts.  Follow the

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When Sh*t Hits the Fan: Making Your First Documentary in Morocco

Brianna Celestina‚Äôs documentary, Pikala Binatna, follows a young Moroccan named Jamal who pursues his lifelong interest in bicycling and becomes an avid mechanic and mentor. In his bicycling endeavors, he co-founds a project in his community called Pikala, created to destroy the social stigma associating the poor with bicycles. To capture his story, Brianna and a

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