The Big Tell 2018: Orlando J. Gomez

The Big Tell 2018: Orlando J. Gomez

Orlando Gomez was born and raised in Fresno, a place he will always call home, despite leaving at various times to pursue career opportunities. He has run his own production company, Stellar Lense Productions, Inc. for over 13 years and appreciates the opportunities...
The Big Tell 2018: Carissa Garcia & Samuel Contreras

The Big Tell 2018: Carissa Garcia & Samuel Contreras

Carissa Garcia is an interdisciplinary artist who approaches her work as a storyteller and poet. She considers herself a “greñuda filmmaker”, working on untamed methods of documenting and reversing erasure as a decolonial means of creating and recuperating knowledge....
The Big Tell 2018: Jes Therkelsen

The Big Tell 2018: Jes Therkelsen

For most of us, rock bottom exists only in the deepest corners of our imagination; a nightmare scenario that fuels our fears and motivates our actions. We learn to spend our lives building safety nets to prevent such tragedies. But for those who have watched their...
The Big Tell 2018: Laura Gromis

The Big Tell 2018: Laura Gromis

Laura Gromis has been passionate about the environment since she was young. Her grandfather was a coal miner in what is now Poland. He also instilled in her a love of hiking, nature, and a keen curiosity to question the world we live in. Although originally from...
The Big Tell 2018: Hans Steele

The Big Tell 2018: Hans Steele

Judo is a sport centered around the “Ippon,” a perfectly executed throw of your opponent that scores an automatic win during a match. To achieve perfect form, techniques for hundreds of throws are practiced over and over again, in repetitive exercises...
The Big Tell 2018: Sarah Linder Gonzales

The Big Tell 2018: Sarah Linder Gonzales

Sarah Linder Gonzales is an amateur filmmaker and mother of five. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sarah has a special place in her heart for service, particularly the work featured in her film, “Raisins Made with Love,” a...