Monthly Archives: July 2010

  • Can you believe the  2010 Lights. Camera. Help. film festival is this weekend! By now you have checked out the films here and hopefully grabbed your tickets! Now can you help us get the word out about this amazing event? 1) Send an email to all your contacts about this years films : http://www.lightscamerahelp.org/blog/393-festival/303-official-selections-for-2010-announced 2) […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Posted by Alden Paras, communications assistant Tickets on sale here! Not much can be said to describe inspiration. But it’s a feeling that you can make a difference, that you can be a part of something greater than yourself. Inspiration can come from a random experience, or it can be called into action. This idea—the […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Say hello to Gowalla! They are coming in as our newest in-kind sponsor of the Film Festival this weekend. Have you grabbed your tickets yet? Gowalla is an amazing location based service based here in Austin, TX. According to their blog post “Gowalla is not just about discovering and sharing, it’s also about using those […]

    CONTINUE READING
  •   Shelter is a short documentary about the city animal shelter in Austin, Tx. It follows Austin Pets Alive!, a local nonprofit group aimed towards getting Austin to end euthanasia at the city shelter and become a “no-kill” city. By following this group, shelter employees, and the animals at the shelter we learn about the […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Before his son Samuel was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, photojournalist Dan Habib rarely thought about the inclusion of people with disabilities. Now he thinks about inclusion every day. Habib’s award-winning documentary film, Including Samuel, honestly chronicles the Habib family’s efforts to include Samuel in every facet of their lives. The film also features four other […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Buy your tickets: http://lch2010.eventbrite.com/   EcoViva & Their Environmental Programs (6 min) This film demonstrates the breadth of EcoViva’s environmental protection programs in El Salvador. Homewood Children’s Village (20 min) The Pittsburgh Foundation created this film show how they are attempting to raise the quality of life in poor urban neighborhoods. Girls of Daraja (14 min) […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Buy your tickets: http://lch2010.eventbrite.com/   Pisco Sin Fronteras (10 min) A short documentary about a group called Piscos Sin Fronteras who provide disaster relief in Peru. It’s Our Time (5 min) This piece is from the American Association for Cancer Research and works to promote an annual conference hosted by AACR. Make Your Voice Heard (2 […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • “Enriching Lives of Children and Families” is a 10 minute DVD that features four families of Queens, the most ethnically diverse community in the nation, and the impact that Queens Library has had on them. The film highlights the innovative Library programs and services that have made a difference to their lives, as well as […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Goodwill Industries. We provide job-related opportunities for people with barriers to employment. Length: 4 minutes Showing 7pm Thursday, July 29th at theMexican American Cultural Center   Credits   Executive Producer – Quincy Lowman, Elephant Productions Co-Producer – Robyn Beck Co-Producer – Durel Bernard, Goodwill Industries of Central Texas Writer and Director – Michael Moss Director […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • IDEA envisions an educational system based on respect for human rights and values of freedom and responsibility, participation and collaboration. and equity and justice. Founded by educators from across the country, IDEA is committed to bridging the disconnect between our democratic values and the way we educate and treat young people. This disconnect is striking. […]

    CONTINUE READING
copyright Lights. Camera. Help. 2013.