I first heard about Alex through a local artist I was working with. After meeting her, I was genuinely surprised. I was anticipating a woman that that was overflowing in confidence and pride, having overcome great tribulations, and instead, I met a quiet and rather shy girl. Despite her many accolades, Alex was incredibly humble. I felt compelled to tell her story because that is what I love about documentary filmmaking; the opportunity to give a voice to those that otherwise may not be heard.
I hope you have enjoyed the film as much as we have enjoyed making it. As a filmmaker my passion projects are much more than a creative outlet. These projects give me the opportunity to develop the story I want to tell, through my own lens. This is a story of life lessons, an incredible person sharing what they have learned through years of effort, pain, tears, and a relentless obsession to move forward. In working with Alex, I have learned that insecurities often keep us from accomplishments and it is easier to hide behind our fears; using them as an excuse to stay behind, to procrastinate, to be afraid and content in a place that brings no happiness or satisfaction. This is not a “happily ever after” kind of story. This is a real story about a real life that, like most, is incredibly complex and difficult. This is a story about a girl that has had to overcome more than most. This is a story that showcases one person’s stamina, determination and drive. This is story about moving, evolving, changing and becoming STRONGER!
I hope you felt inspired by this humble approach to cinematic, documentary filmmaking, please stay tuned and follow me in social media for future projects and more inspirational stories.
STRONGER BEHIND THE SCENES