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As a videographer, I've worked with newspapers such as the The Wall Street JournalLa Repubblica, and Internazionale; as well as with NGOs such as Jesuit Refugee Service, Doctors Without Borders, and Consiglio Italiano per i Rifugiati. Below is a selection of my work and collaborations. For more videos, especially my NGO work, visit my YouTube channel.

 

How the "Garlic Girls" Turned South Korea Into a Curling Country
for The Wall Street Journal

South Korea's women's curling team, the "Garlic Girls," became the unexpected K-Pop stars of the Olympics by reaching the finals. Their improbable rise sparked a curling craze that will be remembered far beyond the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. For The Wall Street Journal, I visited Uiseong, hometown of the "Garlic Girls," to understand the craze.
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How North and South Korea Came to March
Under One Unification Flag

for The Wall Street Journal

The star of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony was a white and blue flag representing a unified Korean peninsula. Here’s the story of a powerful and controversial symbol for two countries that still have guns aimed at each other. For The Wall Street Journal, I visited the town of Cheongju and talked to Chung Eun-soon, a basketball player that carried the first-ever Unification Flag at the 2002 Sydney Summer Olympics.
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North Korea’s Olympics Charm Offensive Meets Skepticism in the Streets Of Seoul
for The Wall Street Journal

Despite a display of improved relations between North and South Korea at the Winter Olympics, many South Koreans see the rapprochement as opportunistic propaganda. For The Wall Street Journal, I spoke to South Koreans in the streets of Seoul who remain skeptical of the North's intentions.
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Leaving Zaatari, Going Back To Syria
for La Repubblica

The reality of life in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp is often soul-crushing. The food rations have been shrinking for years now, electricity is scarce if accessible at all, the UN caravans hardly provide shelter from the constant desert storms. However, the mental toll taken by living here is arguably much more severe. Many here have lost hope: accessing the Jordanian society or labor market is a remote possibility at best and holding onto hope of regaining a sense of purpose in their life seems foolish. Desperation has forced these people out of their homeland only to have them return to a war-torn country for the lack of opportunity. Here are their stories. In collaboration with Raffaella Cosentino.
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#Do1Thing: We Take Many Things For Granted
for Jesuit Refugee Service

Part of the #Do1Thing Campaign. When Junghee first decided to do volunteering work and teach English to refugees, she didn't know what to expect. She tells us why she started and what it means to her these days, as well as introduces us to her dog named Boo.
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Video at JRS YT

Syrian Border Hospitals
for La Repubblica

The MSF hospitals of Al Ramtha and Zaatari Refugee camp receive a great number of unaccompanied minors from the neighboring Syria. Ever-increasingly bombed, the doctors risk their lives helping the wounded. Told through personal stories of children and wounded in the hospitals. In collaboration with Raffaella Cosentino.
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#Do1Thing: Small Commitment, Big Impact
for Jesuit Refugee Service

Part of the #Do1Thing Campaign.When Marthe decided to start volunteering, it was mostly to fill her days after retiring. She found out that volunteering is a small commitment that goes a long way—and rewards one for the effort in return.

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Video at JRS YT