Over three days in April 2012, Remote Area Medical, the pioneers of “no-cost” health care clinics, treated nearly 2000 patients on the infield of Bristol, Tennessee’s massive NASCAR speedway. #heartwarming #shortfilm #innovation #technology #hope
Emergency by director Kief Davidson. In an area better known for apocaliptic sandstorms, punishing heat, and seemingly endless war, Sudan’s state-of-the-art Salam Center offers highly specialized health care free of charge to people in need of cardiac surgery thanks to the innovative efforts of the Ngo Emergency and its founder Dr. Gino Strada.
Unreasonable at Sea: Episode 7 - Prakti Puts Their Stoves to the Test in Myanmar by Unreasonable Media. WHO (World Health Organization) reports that smoke from cooking fires kills over 1.6 million people every year. In rural areas, women spend an average of 20 hours per week collecting wood and spend up to 40% of their income on fuel. While accommodating traditional cooking techniques, recipes, and fuel, Prakti stoves cut fuel use in half and reduce the smoke emitted by 70%.
Filmed over nearly three years, WASTE LAND follows Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro.
SLINGSHOT | Paul Lazarus by Focus Forward Films. SLINGSHOT is the 3rd place Winner in the $200,000 GE/FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. Watch the winners at http://www.focusforwardfilms.com/winners.
Good Bread | Eddie Schmidt by Focus Forward Films. Bread can be considered many things: warm; delicious; sustaining. It’s also slang for money. This literal slice of life, which follows the typical day of an ex-gang member on his first job in the bakery of Homeboy Industries, underscores the meaning - and the lasting contribution - of “good bread.”
Build yourself. | Tristan Copley Smith by Focus Forward Films. BUILD YOURSELF. is a Finalist in the $200,000 FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition, and has also been recognized as an Audience Favorite. Learn more about the Competition and FOCUS FORWARD at focusforwardfilms.com
Speaking With Light by director Alex Gibney. Dr Edie Widder takes us on a journey deep under the sea. She’s used pioneering research with bioluminescent sea creatures to help us shine a light on the levels of pollution we’re producing above the ground. Edie’s love of the sea - and the simplicity of good science - shine through this journey of wonder.
Karen Wink is an award-winning photographer, journalist and videographer currently available for freelance work in the Atlanta Metro area and nationwide. Visit my website www.karenwink.com for information about me. Music: How Exciting by Revolution Void from their album The Politics of Desire.
Written by Nathan Sanders and Directed by Cathe Payne, Sugar Bean Sisters will open on April 23 at the Rockdale Council for the Arts Black Box Theater. For Ticket info go to the New Depot Players' website at www.thenewdepotplayers.com
JOIN US THURSDAY JULY 10th, 9:45pm at Atlanta's Landmark Theatre (931 Monroe Dr NE) for the 48 Hour Film Project premier of "I Got A Good Man." Showing in group H, ticket info can be found http://www.48hourfilm.com/en/atlanta/
Find us on Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/elainemcmillion/hollow-an-interactive-documentaryHollow is an interactive documentary and community participatory project that focuses on the lives of residents in McDowell County, West Virginia. Hollow combines personal portraits, interactive data, maps and user-generated content on an HTML5 website designed to address the issues stemming from stereotyping and population loss in rural America. Community members will take part in…