Nonbinary: a gender-fluid generation speaks out
Exploring the park system with the girls.
This is the story of Mike, an orphaned bear cub, whose treatment and recovery captivated a worldwide audience and took viewers inside the reality of wildlife rehabilitation in New Jersey. In this short film, NJ Advance Media’s Andre Malok, recounts the circumstances of how the dedicated staff of Woodlands Wildlife Refuge came to care for the such a young bear, and he examines what it really means to give injured and orphaned animals a second chance.
Proposed legislation in N.J. would limit high school athletes to 3 years of eligibility if they repeat any middle school grade and this bill would put an end to "red-shirting". Here's a quick explainer as to why athletes are repeating a year of middle school to gain athletic advantage.
Fractal over water
Each year 2.5 million honeybee colonies crisscross the country, traveling from farm to farm, from the almond orchards of California to the blueberry fields of New Jersey, with one crucial job – to pollinate America’s crops. The pollination services these bees provide produces one third of our food and increases crop value in the U.S. by 15 billion dollars annually. Yet, few ever see these bees at work or know how the beekeeping industry that maintains them has been pushed to the brink of devastation. (Video by Adya Beasley | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) Go to: NJ.com/onthebrink
From the serene Red Mill in Clinton to bustling nearby towns, Star-Ledger videographers Adya Beasley and Andre Malok capture the big snow melt in three acts: the tranquil drips, the pervasive grit and the return to water.
Sheets of broken ice float down the Delaware River in Burlington City.
Commuters in New Brunswick braved the early hours Tuesday morning as bitter and brutally sharp cold hit the New Jersey setting record-breaking low temperatures across the tri-state area. 01/07/2014 (Video by Mike Roy and Andre Malok)
2015 New York Emmy Award winner for Best Documentary.
2015 New York Emmy Award winner for Best Writing.
2015 Garden State Film Festival Official selection (Home Grown Documentary Short).
2014 Montclair Film Festival Official selection.
2014 Manhattan Film Festival Official selection (Film Preservation Award).
2014 New Hope Film Festival Official selection (Best Mid-Atlantic Film).
Men will vie for the honor, but there can be only one George Washington crossing the Delaware. This eye-opening documentary follows four historical re-enactors in a cutthroat competition to be the next George Washington and cross the Delaware River on Christmas Day. (A film by Nyier Abdou and Adya Beasley, Produced by Bumper DeJesus, Co-Produced by Steve Liebman and Seth Siditsky)
Take a first look at The Star-Ledger's latest video project "Being George". The eye-opening documentary, set to be released next month, follows four men throughout the cutthroat world of historical reenactment. The ultimate prize they're all chasing is the role of George Washington and the big payoff is leading the crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Day.
2014 New York Emmy Award nominee in the Editing category.
"Tick Tock around the clock: Real stories during 24 hours at a diner" - The Star-Ledger's new documentary which takes viewers inside one of New Jersey's most popular diners for a 24-hour stretch. The film introduces you to the people who populate the seats of this Clifton landmark and watch the ever-changing culture of a restaurant that never closes. Through candid conversations with real customers and restaurant staff, the film serves up intimate details, funny stories and poignant moments from the lives of some of the ordinary, and extraordinary, people who dine at the place with a neon-lit "Eat Heavy" sign over it, shining out toward busy Route 3. (Video by Mike Roy/The Star-Ledger, Produced by Bumper DeJesus)
The Star-Ledger documentary "A darkened stage: The last days of Maxwell's" looks back at the iconic Hoboken music venue and the individuals that came together to create the celebrated music scene that thrived there. Owners Todd Abramson and Steve Fallon, members of the band "a" and The Feelies, and Star-Ledger music writer Tris McCall recall the legendary club's heyday and explore the changes that led to a decision to close its doors on July 31, 2013. (A film by Michael Monday/The Star-Ledger)
Temperatures throughout the state have been above 90 degrees for several days this July, but this heat wave hasn't stopped sun-worshippers in Seaside Heights from enjoying their summer. (Video by Mike Roy, Presentation by Bumper DeJesus / The Star-Ledger)