Safe Haven

Safe Haven: One Family’s Journey After Hurricane Florence

In September 2018, Hurricane Florence brought record-setting flooding to North Carolina. The Hudsons were among the thousands of families displaced by the storm. This documentary follows their rescue and their path to recovery. Photo: Jake Nicol/The Wall Street Journal

The Real Queens

Reyna Hernandez Sandoval and Yadira Pintado Lazcano challenge stereotypes through their beats. They perform under the stage name of La Reyna y La Real and are one of the most beloved hip hop groups in Havana, Cuba.

Winner of the 72nd College Photographer of the Year (Group Multimedia or Essay - Standalone: Bronze)


Juana Luz Tobar Ortega came to the United States 24 years ago as an asylum seeker from Guatemala. For the last six years living in North Carolina, Juana has checked in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) annually and received a stay of deportation. But in April of 2017, she was told without warning that she had 30 days to leave the country or be deported.

In May, 2017, Juana entered sanctuary at an unfamiliar church. St. Barnabas Episcopal in Greensboro, North Carolina welcomed Juana, a complete stranger, into their church home.

Winner of Tribeca Film Institute IF/Then Short Documentary Program with additional support from the Fledgling Fund.

Damage Control (In Production)

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The United (In Production)

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Hey Mami

Experimental video portrait of photojournalist Rachel Greene. Music by: Sylvan Esso