DOCUMENTARY -  Three senior women rehearse for a NYC beauty pageant in this documentary exploring beauty, aging and loneliness.
Co-directed, produced, filmed and edited with Kiran Alvi.


New Yorkers  and runners from around the word react to the the cancelation of the NYC Marathon after Hurricane Sandy.

Images and soundbites from  Central Park's finish line. 

New Yorkers celebrate the Year of the Snake  with a colorful parade across Chinatown.
CImages and soundbites from  Chinatown, New York.

 Journal d'Arte (Nightly News)

June 13th 2013
After the NSA surveillance revelations, Americans protest for their right to privacy. We've followed the "Restore the Forth" protests in NYC, and met with the NGO Access, the hackers from the Guardian Project, and Tim Karr from FreePress. (French)
June 12th 2013
Profile of Kirk Bloodsworth, the first death-row inmate to be exonerated after DNA testings. (French)
October 24th 2013
The famous street artist Banksy is covering New York City with his world famous graffitis for the whole month of October. Reportage. (French)
November 1, 2013
Organizations representing hundreds of Holocaust victims and their family are hoping to sue the French railroad company SNCF for war crime in the United States. Reportage. (French)
DETROIT: La Culture en Solde? (French)
Field producer and camera woman. 
Will the Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) have to sell its masterpieces to help the city overcome its bankrupt?

General Assembly of the 

United Nations

Short-doc web series commissioned by the Representative Mission of Germany to the UN, documenting the goals and recent efforts of the six committees at the General Assembly in New York. 

The First Committee

The Third Committee

The Sixth Committee

Living City: 

A Tale of Two Bridges

September 18, 2014

Living City: 

Where Does our Trash Go?

September 25, 2014

"The US farm that teaches Yiddish to the world"

Produced, filmed and edited.

September 30, 2014

Ground Zero for Climate Change: Apalachicola Bay


June 23rd, 2015


Blue Chalk travels to Apalachicola Bay, FL, and profiles fifth-generation oysterman Rickey Banks who wonders whether his son will be a sixth-generation oysterman. In 2012, the bay saw its oyster harvest diminish 88 percent. The reasons are multifaceted, but high salinity caused by an unusual regional drought and sea level rise are primarily to blame. Both factors are likely linked to climate change.

Ground Zero for Climate Change: The Everglades


June 23rd, 2015


From in-your-face alligators to soaring aerial views, the second film explains how fresh water filtered through the Everglades provides drinking water for 7.7 million residents of South Florida. Due to sea level rise, the health of the Everglades is threatened. Scientists and clergy agree that human intervention has contributed to the problem and must be part of the solution.

In The Studio:

Narciso Rodriguez

September 9, 2014


Series of six short-documentaries

Producer - September 2015

D. G. Yuengling & Son has been a family-run brewery for five generations, Now its chief, Dick Yuengling, is struggling to pass the baton to his four daughters.

Moziah Bridges started making bow ties when he was 9 years old. Now he is 13 and at the helm of his own company, Mo’s Bows. But when it comes to the business, who is really in charge?

Gicela López started a taqueria in hopes of providing a better life for her children. Today the whole family works in the store, but her eldest wonders if the family’s sacrifice has been worthwhile.

At Miya Shoji, a father-son team takes a different approach to business and to life, keeping craft as the guiding principle.

When Marcus Weller asked his brother, Mitchell, to help with his start-up, Skully Systems, he didn’t expect that it would also bring his family closer together.

When a family feud rocked the corporate ranks at the Market Basket supermarket chain, the families that worked and shopped at the store took matters into their own hands.

DAYLIGHT FADING: Children Allergic to the Sun

Directed by Duy Linh Tu, Produced by Eleonore Hamelin and Abbey Adkinson.

March, 23rd 2015


Produced, filmed and edited - November 2015

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Kenyan activist Boniface Mwangi and Mexican Consuelo Morales share their stories as Human Rights activists. 

Produced in Mexico and Kenya.

May 2016

Eléonore Hamelin 2019