has just completed directing and producing her first feature
length documentary film, "A Secret Best Not Kept". Her passion
is clear to anyone who sees the film that she has taken on
a subject very close to her heart with the hopes of helping
business is nothing new to Dara. After graduating from college
she began appearing in films, television, and radio commercials.
After several years she went back to school to study journalism
at NYU with the hopes of breaking into the news business.
She gained a thorough knowledge of television production in
her following years as an on-air news reporter and producer
for WMBC in their satelite office on Long Island. Dara spent
countless hours reporting stories on breast cancer, disabled
children, domestic violence, and government policies, waiting
for the right moment to tell her most personal story: that
of being a thirteen-year old girl who loses her mother to