Woman of Another World

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Lucy Prince Walks to Norwich

Lucy Prince Walks to Norwich IN development In 1785, Lucy Prince, North America’s first African American poet walks 80 miles through the Vermont wilderness to petition the governor for justice from abuse suffered at the hands of her racist neighbors. This is a conceived as a stand alone feature film or the first episode in A Peculiar Freedom. Written by … Read More

A Peculiar Freedom

A Peculiar Freedom In Development BREAKING NEWS…Off The Grid Productions in association with Olaleye Communications, Inc. has received a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Media Development grant to consult with scholars/historians, write a script, shoot a trailer, and complete a full Production Proposal for our two-part (60 minutes each part) documentary series titled A Peculiar Freedom: Portraits of Black … Read More

Kiwakw, or Winter’s Witch

Kiwakw, or Winter’s Witch In Development A precarious relationship develops between a Native American warrior and his white captive on the New England frontier. Can the tragic outcome be prevented? A re-framing of the legend of Hannah Duston- incorporating a dual point of view: seen through the lens of Abenaki legend and Cotton Mather’s Magnalia Christi Americana. Written by Nora … Read More

Tremors in the System

Tremors in the System Our 23-minute film, “Tremors in the System: the help you want or the help you get”, which we made in collaboration with mental health advocate and psychiatric survivor Marj Berthold, is about her experiences in the mental health system. Ronald Bassman says about the film: “Tremors in the System does what excellent films do best – … Read More

FRACTALS: a film about ice and a community of pond hockey enthusiasts

FRACTALS: a film about ice and a community of pond hockey enthusiasts Coming in 2021 A 20-year chronicle of a pond and the people who gather to skate, shovel and maintain it. A film about nature and community. About love, divorce, birth, injuries and death–the stories of life that emanate from a Vermont kettle pond.First day of shooting, year 2000FRACTALS: … Read More


Raghead A blind date, a veiled woman, a firefighter. Will sparks fly? Nick, a firefighter, is surprised when Sarah, his blind date shows up wearing an Islamic veil. An ugly incident early in the day has affected Sarah’s outlook, making her interaction with Nick fraught with uncertainty and tension.Blu-ray: $13 (including shipping and handling) DVD: $11 (including shipping and handling) … Read More

Enchanted Hills: Land & Legacy of an Art Colony

Enchanted Hills: Land & Legacy of an Art Colony Completed in November 2019, 63 minutes A journey of discovery, exploring the artists and environmentalists known as the Cornish Colony (1895 -1925). Their most famous members were Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Maxfield Parrish, but also included lesser-known luminaries, from the environmentalist Benton MacKaye to painters such as Maria Oakey Dewing, composer Arthur … Read More

Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie

Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie One State. Many Visions.. Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie is the first-ever documentary series about Vermont. The six-part film is a collaboration of over four dozen critically acclaimed Vermont filmmakers, led by award-winning filmmaker Nora Jacobson (“Delivered Vacant,” “My Mother’s Early Lovers,” “Nothing Like Dreaming”). Sponsors include the Vermont Arts Council, Vermont Community Foundation, Vermont … Read More

Delivered Vacant

Delivered Vacant This film is an eight-year chronicle of housing gentrification in Hoboken. An intricate and deeply human portrait of the city and the people that lived there, the film went on to play at the New York Film Festival, Sundance, and the San Francisco Film Festival where it garnered a Golden Gate Award. In the doc, Jacobson captured all … Read More