Run Carlos Run
Carlos Ibarra ran across America.
40 miles a day
72 days straight
From Brooklyn, NY to his hometown of Costa Mesa, CA – approx. 3,000 miles.
Along with a team of filmmakers Carlos produced a series of episodes that tell his story and the stories of the people they met on this incredible journey. They shared stories of victories and struggles and sought to understand the modern American Dream.
This journey isn’t just about Carlos. It’s about everyone that calls America their home.
Now Carlos is on the road again, but this time he’s bringing the film to screens across the country. By sharing his story at film festivals, universities, businesses and philanthropic organizations; the RUN CARLOS RUN team hopes to inspire individuals to keep chasing after their dreams.
Check out the film’s trailer and join us at an upcoming screening.
Stay tuned for future screening and events…
For questions about any upcoming screenings or to organize a screening in your hometown, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Creator, Executive Producer & Runner
Carlos is a Mexican-American actor, runner, writer, and producer. He has been featured in multiple national commercials, independent films, leads in shorts, and work in regional, OFF Broadway, and touring theater productions.
In 2010 he founded 4 & 1 Siblings Productions; its mission is to feature minority talent in front of and behind the camera. The company’s first project, “Botes al Amanecer,” a short written by Carlos, had a successful run in the festival circuit and garnered several Best Short Awards, including at the Downtown LA Film Festival.
His first feature script, “Last Day,” was a 2nd-Round Qualifier at 2014’s Sundance Institute Writer’s Lab and a qualifier for NALIP 2014’s Latino Media Market. Carlos, a DREAMER, earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts despite his given obstacles. Carlos has run multiple marathons including Boston, NYC, and LA.
He is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and Actor’s Equity Association.
SADE CLACKEN JOSEPH
Sadé was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. After graduating with a degree in Anthropology from Columbia University, she was hired as a production assistant at ABC’s “The View”. She freelances as a photographer, videographer, filmmaker and musician.
Her first feature documentary “Tumaini: Hope,” set to debut this spring, delves into the lives of girls and the education of women in Kenya and Uganda. Sadé is also finishing production on her second documentary “Dreamers” which centers on the lives of several undocumented young students living in New York City.
Director of Photography, Editor & Producer
Jonathan grew up on Long Island, New York where he learned to ride a bike, surf and play with mixed media. After receiving a BA in business marketing from Seton Hall, he continued to study sound and visual production at The New School and School of Visual Arts.
He currently resides and works in Brooklyn, NY. Jonny founded and operates the art space, 7Dunham (7dunham.com). At 7 Dunham he collaborates with and supports other artists and makers in the community.
Jonathan has worked on a myriad of projects ranging from documentary work with Vice Media, feature length films for FOX digital, to independent installations and productions.
Sound Engineer & Composer
Jordan was raised in Wisconsin and after graduating high school moved to New York pursue music. He spent many of the subsequent years touring and recording. His compositions have been featured in film, television, and advertising campaigns.
His recent projects include a cross country journey by way of rail and hitchhiking. During this trip he chronicled a series of live performances hosted in locals’ living rooms.
Jess was born in Albany, raised in Philadelphia, educated in Miami and Tokyo, and currently resides in beautiful Bushwick, Brooklyn. After majoring in entrepreneurship at the University of Miami School of Business, jess moved to New York to pursue a career in, well, many things.
Prior to joining the RCR team, jess developed and produced the award-winning comedy web series Lofty Dreams. She’s also started a tech company, managed an art gallery and has produced scores of projects with independent artists and big brands alike. Basically, people give her varying sums of money so she can use her creativity, intelligence and drive to help make great things happen. She’s a pretty happy camper.
Marvin was born in Panama and raised in Hollywood, Florida. He attended Florida Atlantic University where he received his BA in International Business and Trade. After graduating, his passion in photography/film led him to New York where he first interned for 4 & 1 Siblings Productions. He freelances as a photographer, videographer, and filmmaker. Marvin also served in the United States Air Force and brings a strong set of dynamic skills. He will be the 1st assistant director for the RCR project.
Concetta is a life-long New York resident. She attended Bennington College where she received her BA in Film and Drama. She continued her education in London, earning a Master’s Degree in Producing for Film & Television from Royal Holloway University of London.
She has written and produced short films; her credits include “Fan/Fiction” and “Father/Daughter”.