15 Chapters in the Life of South Sudan
After completing and publishing my four-part series on South Sudan's civil war, I spent much of the latter half of 2015 revising and expanding the script for Nimule. As... Read more
June 7, 2014
I'm sitting in an office at the UN Logistics Base in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, and I'm trying to keep my nerves from splitting apart.... Read more
Video Update #5
The latest video update is so good that I’ve decided to make it available for anyone and everyone to watch! The clip still requires color correction, an... Read more
Searching for the Dead
The work on the film continues! I’ve spent the last few months crystallizing the script outline, reviewing the footage that we captured in June, and attempting to connect with filmmakers... Read more
I snapped this photo of Mori Luka on August 23, 2012. It turned out to be the last one that I ever took of him. Two months later he died... Read more
THAT'S A WRAP!
We concluded the production yesterday morning, said our good-byes to the beautiful kids and the hardworking staff at the children’s home, and then boarded a bus to Kampala. Late this... Read more
We visited an IDP camp in Juba this past weekend and conducted a handful of interviews. The anger and misery in the camp were palpable, and yet we found resilient... Read more
Day of Jumping!
In South Sudan a day of celebration is called yom ta nutu(day of jumping). Here’s a photo from the day that we arrived in Nimule — photographic proof that... Read more
Production Starts In 7 Days!
One week from today I’ll begin my journey back to South Sudan. I’m thrilled to finally return to Nimule to capture new footage for my documentary! The postponement of the... Read more
After a great deal of thought and prayer, I've decided to postpone my trip to South Sudan. Violence erupted in Juba, the country’s capital, on December 15th between rival army... Read more
The Upcoming Trip To South Sudan
A month from today I’ll be sitting on a plane bound for Africa. Thankfully, I won’t be alone in this journey, because Jason has agreed to join me in the... Read more
The Kickstarter campaign has officially ended and I just wanted to thank you for your tremendous support of the project! With the generous contributions of 124 backers, Nimule is now... Read more
1st Stretch Goal Achieved!
Last night the funding for the project advanced beyond $15,000, which means we reached the first stretch goal! You’ve enabled me to return to South Sudan where I’ll capture new... Read more
3 Days To Go!
The film is 127% funded with only 3 DAYS TO GO! If we raise $1,000 in the next few days then we’ll achieve the first stretch goal, which will enable... Read more
At the start of the day the film was 84% funded, but now it’s 100% funded! I’m still reeling from the fact that you’ve given me the ability to move... Read more
5 Days To Go!
The film is 85% funded with only 5 DAYS TO GO! We still need to raise approximately $1,600 by Sunday, but with your continued support we believe we’ll reach our... Read more
How You Can Help
We only have 8 days to ensure Nimule is successfully funded! Thank you so much for the support you have already committed! In order to help the project actually get... Read more
15 Days To Go!
I want to say THANK YOU to everyone who has backed the project so far and helped to spread the word! The Kickstarter campaign is now halfway over; there are... Read more