8: The Mormon Proposition

8 (an excerpt) from John Kinhart on Vimeo.

8: The Mormon Proposition (2010, 90 min.) Worked closely with Co-director to co-edit and create graphics over a tight deadline. Film premiered a the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. 8 is a scorching indictment of the Mormon Church’s historic involvement in the promotion and passage of California’s Proposition 8, as well as their secretive, decades-long campaign against LGBT human rights. 8 ran theatrically in June 2010 and was released on DVD in July 2010.

Blood, Boobs & Beast

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BLOOD, BOOBS & BEAST (2007, 75 min.) Developed, scripted, directed, and edited feature film over a period of 3 years. Film premiered at Maryland Film Festival, screened at 22 film festivals nationally and internationally, won 6 best documentary awards, released on DVD by established distributor in 2009. Blood, Boobs & Beast tells the compelling story of Don Dohler, whose movies have been called everything from oddly brilliant to some of the worst films of all time.

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The Story of Oxi Day

(2013, 6 min.) Directed and edited two short documentaries for the Washington Oxi Day Foundation. I filmed the opening footage of the WWII Memorial, with Christian Brown as camera assistant. Kian McKeller ran the dolly camera on Kitreoff’s interview. Christian Brown was camera operator for all other camera work. Sound recording on Kitreoff’s interview by Richard B. Smith, Jr.

Waiting for ‘Superman’ Special Feature

NewSchools: Changing the Odds from NewSchools on Vimeo.

Academy Award winning director* Davis Guggenheim’s new documentary film Waiting for ‘Superman’ comes with a special feature that was co-edited by myself and Steven Greenstreet. Greenstreet and I worked very closely with the folks at NewSchools Venture Fund to script and edit this feature on a tight deadline. The goal of the extra was to continue the discussion from the movie and highlight the type of the innovative educational organizations that NewSchools likes to work and collaborate with. The special feature is called Changing the Odds and features interviews with Cory Booker, Joel Klien, Wendy Kopp and Watler Issacson. You can watch a variation of this feature above.

* 2007 Best Documentary for An Inconvenient Truth

On Your Mark, Get Set, MOW!

On Your Mark, Get Set, MOW! (2012, 82 min.) is a journey through the world of lawn mower racing featuring a family devastated by Huntington’s disease whose ultimate prize is a race for a cure. Kinhart worked closely with director Mike Ratel to edit the film, which premiered at the DC Independent Film Festival, and has went on to receive positive reviews, including a review from, which called the film, “a blast to watch.”