Freddie of Wynwood explores this dichotomy and makes us reevaluate how we see others. It exemplifies how stereotypes and appearances are often inaccurate. It is also a story about the joy and connection that comes from a simple act of kindness.
Freddie of Wynwood was featured at the Miami Film Festival, aired nationally on PBS, and is currently available on Amazon Prime.
Salvador is a compelling story of a Doctor torn between saving her dying patient’s life by acquiring a black-market kidney, or losing him because of the lack of legal organs available to medical institutions. Salvador questions the boundaries of medical ethics and illegal organ trafficking. There are currently 114,000 people in the U.S. waiting for an organ transplant to save their lives.
Swear by Apollo depicts the severity of our current racial climate. We journey into the internal worlds, and lay witness to the hatred and deluded beliefs that can drive someone to commit atrocious acts of violence.
“Skin color may be different, our blood is not”
Dir. Daniel Bethencourt
The Hippocratic Oath taken by doctors about to enter the practice of medicine begins with the phrase “I Swear By Apollo.” This oath describes the enormous responsibility faced by doctors to save a life and the great humbleness needed to not play God.