Roadtrip Nation:          Ready to Rise                  Full Length Documentary

This travel documentary follows three out-of-work youth - Ryan, Summer and Michael - as they travel across the country to interview inspiring individuals who overcame adversity to build fulfilling lives and careers. 
As the roadtrippers embark on their personal journeys for a better way of life, along the way they find hope and inspiration from their interviews with Chris Gardner, author of The Pursuit of Happyness, Father Greg Boule, founder and executive director of the non-profit organization Homeboy Industries, filmmaker Lydia Joyner, and several others.

Teen 101 educational clip

Here is an inspirational clip of author, speaker, and filmmaker Lydia Joyner on a educational documentary series that is touring schools in Canada.


*special thanks to credits within*

Dan D'or


Currently, Lydia is writing part 2 of Little Wild Thang, Sunny Lane. This diary series continues to it's third book finalizing the series as Little Wild Thang Heals. 


For book to film or book option inquiries please contact Lydia via email at or via contact page.