7pm – 10pm (Buy Tickets – proceeds go to winning nonprofits)
The RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service
Free parking in lot off Red River. Lot #39 on this map.

Paradise Recovered
Shot entirely on location in Southern Indiana and Austin, Texas, Paradise Recovered attempts a modern-day retelling of the parable of the Good Samaritan while addressing hard questions involving faith, tolerance, and spiritual abuse in modern culture. (96 mins) >>

Adopt Julian
Julian is one of the many cats that live at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. We made this video to highlight him as an adoptable cat and tried to make it fun and different than your average adoptable video. (1.5 mins) >>

The Bay vs. The Bag
A woman sits down for a picnic at the beach in a hyper surrealist world where the water is so polluted that it is completely made of plastic grocery store bags. (2 mins) >>

Cards of Hope
Our film focuses on a community organization in Cebu City, Philippines called Alay Kapwa. The members live in Cebu City’s poorest slums but work together to generate income, provide early education programs for children, and support those most in need in the community. In their most recent initiative, the members make and sell greeting cards to fund a high school and college scholarship program. The film follows one of the scholarship recipients in her walk to school and the card making process, from its roots to the final sale here in Austin, Texas. (3 mins) >>

It’s in Your Hands
This film showcases the tippy tap – a small solution to a big problem. In India, 1000 children die from diarrhea daily. Almost half of these lives can be saved by hand washing with soap. A low tech, inexpensive device the tippy tap is a hands-free way to wash hands. (2 mins) >>

Fight Like Hell
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 be successful, and Brian is supported along the way by his girlfriend Lupe, his family and LIVESTRONG. (10 mins) >>

Born For This Moment
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. (15 mins) >>

September 2011: Clean Water for the Bayaka
The Bayaka are an African Pygmy tribe. They were one of the last hunter-gatherer societies in the world until the logging industry pushed them out of the forest. Now, they’re learning to live on the outskirts of villages, where they face rejection and abuse by locals who see them as animals who belong in the jungle. (5 mins) >>

Colin’s Hope – Prevent Childhood Drowning
The video informs viewer why Colin’s Hope exists and gives viewers facts about drowning. The video also gives viewers tips to help prevent childhood drownings and asks viewers to take the Colin’s Hope, Water Guardian Pledge. (3 mins) >>

Shine a Light on Human Rights
The Shine a Light video has been specially made for Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary. The Betterment Bureau division of New York based LoyalKaspar has done some outstanding pro bono work. The video gives a unique look and feel of how people’s words and actions make a difference around the world. It addresses serious Human Rights violations issues and therefore Amnesty’s focus cases. (3 mins) >>