See what Joshua Tree has been up to since 2003.

Joshua Gippin is committed to producing documentaries that help make the world a better place. His films have appeared on PBS and in film festivals and conferences around the world.


Don’t Make Me / By Free Black! / Produced by Joshua Tree


Where the Wynns Take You!

Current Status:

They are back home now, and this project has moved into the post-production phase.

The final product will be a documentary series accompanied by an art photography book.

The Forgotten Dead (2020)

Schneider Park in Akron seems like your typical family-friendly park. What local residents who enjoy the park may not realize, though, is how many bodies—and secrets—are buried beneath their feet.

Sister - The Life Ministry of Sister Catherine Walsh (2019)

The Life Ministry of Sister Catherine Walsh – A Documentary

The Chosen People? A film about Jewish Identity (2017)

One of Judaism’s central tenets is the doctrine that the Jews are God’s Chosen People. This film traces the history and evolution of chosenness

Portraits of Life, Love, & Legacy through Pediatric Pallative Care (2012)

For more than 10 years now, the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, Ohio, has been providing care for children facing complex, chronic and potentially life-threatening medical conditions.

God as we Understand Him: A film about faith and the 12 Step movement (2008)

This documentary explores the spiritual underpinnings of A.A., focusing on how people of different faiths and creeds work the 12 steps.

The Bubba Briefs: A Motion Portrait of my Grandmother (2009)

A biopic about the filmmaker’s bubba (Yiddish for grandma). Rose Brudno (1924-2011) was a barkeep and activist in Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. The film documents her relationship with her children and grandchildren, and her fight against the Vietnam War, for civil rights, and labor rights.

The Birth of Amelia Rose (2008)

The birth of the daughter of filmmaker Joshua Gippin.

The Grizzled Wizard of Waste Not Want (2006)

This motion portrait of P.R. Miller is a journey into the mind of an eccentric, outcast scavenger, known around Akron, Ohio as “the junkyard artist.”

Whether you’ve come to watch a documentary or to consider producing one with me, thank you for visiting our site!



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