From directors Senain Kheshgi and Geeta V. Patel comes Project Kashmir — a feature documentary in which the directors, two American friends from opposite sides of the divide, investigate the war in Kashmir and find their friendship tested over deeply rooted political, cultural, and religious biases they never had to face in the U.S. Project Kashmir explores war between countries and war within oneself by delving into the fraught lives of young people caught in the social/political conflict of one of the most beautiful and most deadly places on earth — Kashmir. Beautifully lensed more►
The Betrayal: Nerakhoon
Filmed over the course of 23 years, The Betrayal: Nerakhoon is an epic story of one family’s journey from war-torn Laos to the mean streets of New York in the 80’s to the present. Thavisouk Phrasavath tells the story of himself as a young man struggling to survive a war and the hardships of immigrant life. His mother tells her own astonishing tale of perseverance as a soldier’s wife.
The Road Ahead: The First Green Long March
Right before the 2008 “green” Beijing Olympics, Beijing Forestry University and an international NGO called Future Generations organized the first Green Long March to empower young people in China to be advocates for the environment. Inspired by the mythology of China’s Long March seven decades earlier, 2,000 patriotic college students from across the nation formed teams and fanned out from the great deserts of the northwest to the grasslands of Inner Mongolia. By train, car and foot, they surveyed the major threats to environmental conservation across rural China and shared more►
Togetherness Supreme is a unique film project — a feature length fictional film made by, with, for the community of Kibera, east Africa’s largest slum. Never has a feature fictional film been developed from start to finish by a community in an African slum. We are building on and going far beyond the award winning short film Kibera Kid. Togetherness Supreme, a story of hope and reconciliation, takes place during the post election violence in Kenya.