Experiencing Interruptions?

This is Mikaela

This short documentary follows the life of Mikaela, a woman who has struggled with alcoholism, addiction and mental health struggles in Vancouver's Down Town East Side. This story recounts Mikaela's journey through these issues and also highlights the positive impacts that organizations in the down town east side have had in helping restore her life.

  • Sam Neufeld
  • Sam Neufeld
  • Charissa Landicho
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    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 31 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
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Director Biography - Sam Neufeld

Sam Neufeld is a videographer and filmmaker who has worked in many different fields, ranging from sports to documentary. He works with the Vancouver Canadians baseball team as a videographer and shot video for the 2022 Vancouver Open. Sam has experience in various camera positions on feature films, and has worked on many short films, including on The Cardboard Project 3.0 with Employ to Empower in 2021. Originally from Manitoba, Sam was raised on a grain farm before moving to Kamloops, B.C., where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Thompson Rivers University. Afterwards, Sam moved to Vancouver, B.C. to begin a career in video.

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