is produced by Amy Levine and Dhera Strauss.
is the producer of several documentaries and shorter video works. DISHES:
Collecting Fiesta was produced in 2004; it was named Best Documentary
at the 2004 East Lansing Film Festival and has screened at numerous other
festivals. Her short experimental video "You Will Fix Me Dinner"
was screened at the 2005 East Lansing Film Festival, and another piece,
"Russian Toys," was featured at the 2005 Kalamazoo Animation
Amy was commissioned by the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts in 2005 to produce "Chihuly: Installing the Exhibition," a short documentary about how the pieces for the museum's Dale Chihuly exhibit were set up that played as part of the exhibit. Amy was the editor for Neighbors in the Square in 2004, which Dhera Strauss produced. Amy is a new media instructor with Education for the Arts, and is also a part-time instructor in English and Communication at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.
Dhera Strauss is Media Producer and teaches Introductory/Advanced Documentary and TV Studio Production at Kalamazoo College. She is currently editing her next docuementary, Kitchen Conversations, in which women discuss food, family and living as their prepare their favorite recipes. With WGVU-TV, she recently co-produced/ directed a documentary about jazz vibraphonist Stefon Harris: The Art of Listening.
Dhera's own documentaries include:
also does video art productions and installations; the most recent was Bottlecap Checkers which won the Signature Artists Award through the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.