This Life So Far

A series of interviews with five people living and/or working in Berkeley, CA around the subject of overcoming adversity in their lives. Includes Zahwa Amad, a female scientist born and brought up in Kuwait; Alison Bernstein, a lawyer defending prisoners on death row; Ken Hammond, former psychologist, formerly homeless; Jerry Kennedy, a musician and music teacher; Liza Malm, a photographer, gardener, and gardening teacher originally from Sweden. The one hour documentary is divided into nine chapters: origins, childhood, heroes, work, money, struggle, death, love, wisdom. Serialized into four segments.

 1. Origins, Childhood.

 2. Heroes, Work, Money.

 3. Struggle, Death.

 4. Love, Wisdom.

Cast and Crew

Written, directed, edited

and shot by

Myra Paci

Editorial Assistance

Melissa Elbirt

Debra Shaffner

Gratitude to

Maris Curran

Joe Shafer

Studio B Films

Written, directed, edited

and shot by

Myra Paci

Editorial Assistance

Melissa Elbirt

Debra Shaffner

Gratitude to

Maris Curran

Joe Shafer

Studio B Films

Written, directed, edited

and shot by

Myra Paci

Editorial Assistance

Melissa Elbirt

Debra Shaffner

Gratitude to

Maris Curran

Joe Shafer

Studio B Films