• Ava commented on the diary post Trailer – Fred: The Town Dog (a film about struggling small town America) by Ava.

    2013-01-16 19:02:24View | Delete


  • Hi all! I’ve directed an upcoming documentary film about Rockford, Alabama’s Fred the town dog. This a story about a town that came together to adopt an orphan mutt, but really it’s about a lot more – namely the disappearance and economic struggles of small towns – a very pertinent issue for discussion. I’m a [...]

  • Ava wrote a new diary post: New Project – Fred: The Town Dog

    2012-08-15 14:52:09View | Delete

    ThumbnailI wanted to share with you my senior thesis documentary film at NYU. http://www.fredthetowndog.com In 1993 a dirty and disheveled dog walked into the tiny town of Rockford, Alabama, where he was nursed to health, cleaned, and adopted by the town, becoming “Fred” – the town dog. Fred is a film about a struggling small town and [...]

  • Ava wrote a new diary post: Photos from tonight’s Occupy Times Square event

    2011-10-16 00:04:09View | Delete

    ThumbnailAll photos via the talented Spyros Papavassiliou Tonight thousands gathered in Times Square to occupy together and demand an end to corporate greed and priority, including Spyros and myself. Below are some photos from the inspiring event. Click the thumbnails for larger images. [...]

  • Ava commented on the diary post Occupy Jail Cells by Ava.

    2011-10-02 19:33:53View | Delete

    My photos were not erased. Most of the blue-uniformed police officers I dealt with where very nice, friendly, and many even supportive of the cause. They were just doing their job. It was the higher ups, such as the white-shirted Sergeants who were rude.

  • Ava commented on the diary post Occupy Jail Cells by Ava.

    2011-10-02 18:08:37View | Delete

    I wasn’t looking to be arrested. They told us everyone was going to be arrested, so at that point I offered myself willingly in order to show that I was not “resisting arrest.” That is unfortunately what happened to most of the 700+ people arrested.

  • Ava commented on the diary post Occupy Jail Cells by Ava.

    2011-10-02 18:07:16View | Delete

    Thank you everyone for the kind comments and the warm welcome!

  • Ava wrote a new diary post: Occupy Jail Cells

    2011-10-02 16:07:20View | Delete

    ThumbnailLast night I was arrested for the first time. Why? Because I took part in Occupy Wall Street by showing up to document this historic event. I’m only one of over 700 that were arrested. I can’t speak for everyone there, but I can speak for myself. What follows is my account of what happened yesterday [...]

  • Ava became a registered member

    2011-10-02 16:03:47View | Delete