Yakona, meaning “water rising” in the language of the indigenous people of the San Marcos River in Texas. This multi-award winning film is a visual journey through the crystal clear waters of the San Marcos River and its headwaters at Spring Lake, which is home to seven threatened or endangered species. The story takes you from prehistoric times, through the modern era, on an impressionistic journey from the perspective of the river. Learn more at yakona.org
Otis Under Sky is a feature-length unscripted, partially web-based experimental narrative about a hapless recluse web artist, Otis, who falls into unrequited love with Ursula, an impulsive kleptomaniac. His awkward misadventure leads to his ultimate creation, a physical light that is a reflection of positive energy across the web.
On April 26, 2014 I met the amazing people, nature and places that represent eco-tourism in South Padre Island, TX for One Day On Earth in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Music by Chris Zubriskie