2011'S ARCHIVE

  • Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. We call this the water crisis. It’s a crisis because it only starts with water — but water affects everything in life. Health. Education. Food security. The lives of women, especially. We can end the water crisis in our lifetime. But first we have to let […]

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  • CURE International’s hospital in the Dominican Republic sent a small crew of first responders to give medical aide in Haiti after the earthquake. This is their story. Filming locations: HaitiRunning time: 15 min   Credits   Director: Bryce Alan Flurie Cinematographer: BAF Editor: BAF Music: Mitch Hood    

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  • As the title suggests, this quick video tracks the impact of fossil fuels on society over the past centuries — and suggest a difficult but hopeful future ahead. http://www.postcarbon.org http://www.monstrodesign.com     Filming locations: Berkeley, California Running time: 5   Credits Director: Tod Brilliant Producer: Tod Brilliant + Dalton Crosthwaite Production Company: Monstro Design Screenwriting: Richard Heinberg Editor: Dalton […]

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  • The genesis of this project is rooted in the fundamental challenge that all individuals and families struggling with homelessness face on a daily basis – how to get people to see beyond the word “homeless” and all that entails? “Homeless” is a barrier that precludes too many people from giving our residents a chance. These […]

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  •   Winner: Best Feature 2011 Benefiting: Coal River Mountain Watch   Coal River Valley, West Virginia is a community surrounded by lush mountains and a looming toxic threat. ON COAL RIVER follows a former miner and his neighbors in a David-and-Goliath struggle for the future of their valley, their children, and life as they know […]

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  • Esther Harris, a young woman praised for her virtue and devotion to Warren F. Vanderbilt’s Prophetic Watchman Ministries, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime – to attend Vanderbilt’s Kingdom Bible College and to marry Phillip Sawyer, the son of a minister and a Kingdom student being groomed for the ministry. When the fundamentalist […]

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  • The title ‘Open Season’ is taken from a Native activist’s quote ‘It’s like it’s open season on Native women,’ referring to the fact that Native women suffer from sexual violence at a higher rate than any other ethnicity in the United States. The reasons for this disturbing trend are varied and complicated, however, simply put, […]

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  • The Cipher is on a mission to unite Austin youth through music, poetry and activism. The Cipher began in 2007 and its’ creation was inspired by the film the Hip Hop Project. Through their love of music, these youth have become involved with and connected to many other nonprofits, the local music industry and each […]

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  •   Winner: Best Short 2011 Benefiting: Inside Books Project   A short film about Inside Books Project, a nonprofit organization in Austin, Texas, that provides free books to people in Texas prisons. The film features volunteers of the organization who explain how the organization works and why its purpose is so important. Filming locations: Austin, Texas Running […]

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  • Fight Like Hell is an Alpheus Media film which chronicles the experience of Brian, a professional baseball coach, through his diagnosis with stage 4 melanoma, as he undergoes treatment, navigates the health care system, and confronts challenges that all cancer survivors must face. In life as in baseball, you have to have a team to […]

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