Route 40 is an award-winning feature documentary about Pulaski Highway, a five-mile slice of US Route 40 in east Baltimore. The film spends time with individuals, including a paramedic, a gas station owner, kids at a roller rink, a motel manager, diner workers,and others, depicting a day in the life of this urban landscape, capturing the heart and soul of a landscape and the individuals generally missed as you drive by at 40 miles an hour. Made with Reid Oechslin.
Chicago International Film Festival—Silver Plaque (1986)
Sinking Creek Film Celebration—Festival Award (1987)
Athens Independent Film Festival—2nd Place, Documentary (1988)
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Pa.—Festival Award (1989)
Houston International Film Festival—Silver Award (1988)
Baltimore Independent Film Festival—2nd Place, Documentary (1989)