Jonah David

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Jonah David is currently a rising junior at Brown University. This past winter, he traveled to Nicaragua to make a documentary film as part of the AT&T New Media Fellowship about a tourist hotel in San Juan Del Sur. This summer, he will be traveling to Bolivia with Madelynn Johnston to make a film about soybean farming in Santa Cruz as part of the summer AT&T Fellowship.

He is concentrating in Sociology & Music.


Stories by this author

  • | June 28th, 2011
    After four weeks in Nicaragua this past winter and many months in the editing process, I have finally completed a 16-minute film. I spent my trip traveling between two communities - San Juan Del Sur and Balgüe.  I followed a number of people in...
  • | March 5th, 2011
    New Years Eve came and brought a huge slew of visitors to San Juan.  There were tons of internationals who came on vacation and there were also lots of Nicaraguans who came to the beach for New Year's parties.  I spoke with Nicaraguans...
  • | February 17th, 2011
      For the first few days, I didn't conduct any interviews - I just wanted to meet people and start to get a feel for what people wanted to talk about.  We moved in with a family, and ate all our meals there.  During the first three...
  • | January 31st, 2011
        We landed in Managua on December 28th and took some buses down to San Juan Del Sur, a small costal town on the south-western coast.  For the first few days, I was reacquainting myself with old friends, and asking everyone I met...
  • | January 27th, 2011
    Here's what happened: Five years ago, my sister volunteered in the health clinic of San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua for six months, and I went to visit her with my family.  The second time I went to this village was 3 years ago with students from...
  • | December 31st, 2010
    I am in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.  I arrived this past tuesday in Managua, and took a bus down to this small town on the south western coast.  Historically, it existed as a fishing village, but in recent years, tourism and real estate...