The “I Am Maris” First-Cut Premiere Was a Success!

All we can think to say is, “Thank you.” I struggle to find the words to express how I feel about the premiere and everything that came before it. That night I kept thinking, “Can everyone tell how grateful I am? Am I saying the right things? Have I thanked everyone?” The truth is, nothing…

“I Am Maris” Movie Fundraiser and Special Edition Tanks!

Click here to view the campaign page! I need your help. Friends, the filming for the documentary film “I Am Maris” is essentially complete, but the work has just begun. Editing, color correction, sound mixing, distribution, and more still needs to happen! This film is entirely funded by the filmmaker Laura Van Zee Taylor, because this…

I Have a Mission

So here’s the thing: a documentary is being made about me. You know, the whole being-followed-around-by-cameras thing. A woman I really respect and admire approached me with the idea for the film about a year ago, and it just felt right to me. The emphasis wasn’t on illness, wasn’t on lingering in the pain of my disorder,…