For 16-year-old Dominican baseball players, the only real chance to escape crushing poverty comes every July 2nd, the day they become eligible to sign professional baseball contracts. Pelotero provides an intimate portrait of three prospects as they navigate the calculating, mercenary and often corrupt business of Major League Baseball's recruitment of the island's top talent.
Wham! Bam! Islam! is filmmaker Isaac Solotaroff's latest feature documentary airing on PBS in 2011. Guagua traveled to India and Kuwait in 2010 to shoot the films' final act.
What does it mean to be a public performer? In June 2010, artist Luke Jerram in conjunction with Sing for Hope installed sixty upright pianos across all five New York City boroughs. This short documentary follows musician Nigel Hall as he tries to play all of them in just seven days. Can he go All City?