EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE

 

2017

 

What if your death sentence became the catalyst to fully embrace your life? In 2010, at the age of 40, successful Emmy-nominated television producer Mariam Jobrani was diagnosed with breast cancer. In search of answers to make sense of her illness, Mariam turns to her past for clues. Joined by her cinematographer ex-boyfriend, Kenny Krauss, they start filming.

Directed by
Mariam Jobrani and Kenny Krauss


Score features performances by Brian Boyce (live percussion), Nicole Garcia (violin), Ro Rowan (cello), Simone Sello (acoustic guitar and electric bass), and Cameron Lloyd Stone (cello)

 

Film is available to watch on Amazon, Google Play and iTunes. Proceeds go to a charity established in Mariam Jobrani's name. 

CRUSH THE SKULL (feature film)

 

2015

 

A couple of master thieves find themselves trapped within a house they intended to rob, only to discover they've inadvertently wandered into the lair of a deranged serial killer.

Directed by
Viet Nguyen

 

Written by Chris Dinh and Viet Nguyen

Score features performances by Nicole Garcia (violin) and Cameron Lloyd Stone (cello)

Awards:

• Los Angeles Film Festival - Nightfall Award (Best Horror Feature)

• San Diego Asian Film Festival 2015 - Best Narrative Feature

 

Film is available on DVD and VOD: Amazon PrimeiTunes and Google Play.

LOS OLVIDADOS (THE FORGOTTEN) 

 

2014

 

Artist Ramiro Gomez advocates for domestic laborers through an art instillation in the Sonoran Desert, in tribute to his immigrant roots.

Directed by
David Feldman

Score features performances by Andrew Synowiec (acoustic nylon and steel-string guitars)

Awards:

• Outside the Box Bakersfield Film Fest 2014 - Best in Track (Independent)

• Oxford Film Fest (Mississippi) 2015 - Best Short Documentary

• Sebastopol Documentary Film Fest 2015 - Best Short Film

THE FIGHTING CHOLITAS

 

2006

 

A documentary short about a group of bold and fierce female Bolivian wrestlers. These indigenous Indian women jump into the ring every Sunday in their traditional vibrant mulitlayered skirts and perform the acrobatic maneuvers of Lucha Libre (a blend of Mexican and American professional wrestling). The Fighting Cholitas documents this weekly fight and goes behind the scenes to find out who these women are and what draws them to this unusual sport.

Directed by
Mariam Jobrani

Score features performances by Nicole Garcia (violin), Jennifer Roth (flute/alto flute) and Simone Sello (acoustic guitar).

Awards:

• Sundance Film Festival 2007 - Short Filmmaking Award, Honorable Mention

• Aspen Shortsfest 2007 - Best Documentary

• Atlanta Film Festival 2007 - Best Documentary Short

• International Documentary Association Awards 2007 - nominee for Best Short Film

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