This short documentary series features Jessica Kruger aka The Stubborn Baker. Watch her create the most beautiful desserts you’ve ever seen, all while sharing the trials and triumphs of her journey as a professional baker who uses a wheelchair.
Episode 1: How The Stubborn Baker Got Her Name
In this episode, we meet The Stubborn Baker herself, and hear the story of how she started her business and got her name.
Episode 2: A Stubborn Love Story
In this episode, we hear the love story of Jessica and her husband Juan. Jessica shares stories about love, dating, and marriage, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Episode 3: Stubbornness & Community
In this episode, Jessica shares the importance of community in her life and leads a springtime cookie decorating class.
Short documentary series with CBC. Directed and produced by Jonah Lee-McNamee. 2022-2023.
Director, Producer: Jonah Lee-McNamee
Director of Photography, Producer: Shiun Okada
Associate Producer (Episode 1, 2): Leah Lee
Associate Producer (Episode 3): Michael Jung
1st Assistant Camera (Episode 1, 3): Jamie Mitri
1st Assistant Camera (Episode 2): Valeriya Khan
Gaffer (Episode 1): Robert Zastre
Gaffer (Episode 2, 3): Krystal Chan
Grip/Electric (Episode 1): Aaron Lum
Grip/Electric (Episode 2): Gabriel Sanchez
Grip/Electric (Episode 2, 3): Osmar Wong
Production Sound Mixer (Episode 1, 3): Nina Lee
Production Sound Mixer (Episode 2): Harley Maranan
Editor: Nathan Young
Post Sound Designer & Mixer: Harley Maranan
Colourist: So Young Park