Creating honest, intimate cinematic examinations of the human story.
Nancy Hatch Dupree, and the staff of the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, create a new library at Humayan Shahid School, Dasht-e Barchi, about one hour from central Kabul. This is the first time the 8,000 students at this school have had a library.Continue Reading
Segment from Jay Corcoran’s first documentary, featuring Tom McBride. This documentary details the life and death of Tom McBride, a New York actor and model dying of Progressive Multi-focal Leucoencephalopathy (PML), an AIDS-related brain disease. McBride’s “All-American” good looks made him a familiar face in television commercials, print ads and films through the ’70s and ’80s.Continue Reading
Our first image was our knee which was promptly uploaded, much to our horror, onto our Google+ page.
The not-so-subtle haunting works of art are a howl on race, gender, class and our complicated past with sugar cane and slavery.
Why take pictures of the sick? Because the addicted and mentally ill are invisible, and they need to be included in the everyday conversation. They are us, our families, friends, neighbors, colleagues and community.
“Yes, many want to kill me, but they are older more traditional people. The young people connect with me and are hungry for a different message.”
Created as a response to the xenophobic feelings experienced in the US after the 9/11 attacks, the festival continues as a much-needed dialogue with the United States and the rest of the world.
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