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    At last night’s wrap party, we announced “Art from the Streets” as the winning film for the festival. Art from the Streets is a program that allows homeless people to create art throughout the year and then have a proper gallery showing to sell them at the end of the year. The audience reception to […]

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    Thank you to everyone who came out and watched some great non-profit films at Southwest Key last night. We laughed, we cried and had great conversation. Tonight you can join us at UT’s Calhoun Hall at 7:00 pm. Don’t forget to get your tickets ahead of time. Oh, and PLEASE join us for the Wrap […]

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    Lights. Camera. Action. that is. Tonight is our final screening night and do we have a great one for you. Check out some of the amazing films playing here. And make sure you grab your tickets online  here (as we can’t sell tickets at the door). And of course tommorow we announce the winner of […]

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    Here at Lights. Camera. Help we don’t have Interns, we have cinematographers. This is from Blake Perkins: The film schedule is finalized. The venues are set. The volunteers are ready. But have you got your tickets yet? Time is running out! Get your tickets while they last. And if you already bought tickets make sure […]

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    Here at Lights. Camera. Help we don’t have Interns, we have cinematographers. This is from Courtney Taylor: Well, it’s just three days until Lights. Camera. Help. And with the festival rapidly approaching, last night we got together with a ton of our interns to wrap last minute things up. It’s really happening and we are […]

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    A lot of people think about a non-profit film festival and think it will be a weekend full of crying puppies and 30 second long bursts of tears. Not so – remember, non-profits are in the business of positive outcomes. Hope is hackneyed, but that won’t stop us from serving it up next weekend. We […]

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    Art from the Streets (2006) Documentary, 73 minutesDirector: Layton Blaylockwww.artfromthestreets-themovie.com Art from the Streets is a feature length documentary about a program for homeless artists called Art From the Streets. This all-volunteer program was established in 1991 with the idea of providing a safe and nurturing environment for homeless people to produce art. They accomplish […]

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    Prefect Parent PSA Ad Campaign www.adoptuskids.org AdoptUsKids www.adoptuskids.org The mission of AdoptUsKids is to recruit and connect foster and adoptive families with waiting children throughout the United States. Ad Council www.adcouncil.org The Ad Council has endeavored to improve the lives of all Americans since first creating the category of public service advertising in 1942. From […]

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    Short Documentary Created by Sahar Shakeri, Cliona Byrner, Eimanne El Zein The story of a young woman who recently moved to the US from Iran, and her decision to continue wearing the hijab although no longer forced to do so. Reel Grrls www.reelgrrls.org Reel Grrls is a Seattle-based non-profit after-school youth media organization empowering young […]

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    Tale of Two Brothers (2009) Short Narrative, 12 minutes Director: Daren Baptiste A Tale of Two Brothers presented by the Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL l The League) is a three-part series following the lives of two men from birth to adulthood and the positive interaction they gain from their involvement with the League. JAMAAL […]

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