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PBS SoCal and Our L.A. Present Documentary Film: ‘Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race" reveals the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city, with an overwhelmingly white majority, and will be broadcast on PBS SoCal on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 p.m., Our L.A. announced today. The encore presentation of the award-winning documentary is being released during another historic Los Angeles mayoral race occurring now. It is also available on PBS.org, and on PBS and World Channel's Saturday Playlist Initiative on race.
Californian Travels to Poland to Document Interviews with Ukrainian Soldiers and Refugees, and Animate their Stories
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Kipp Berdiansky, a 57-year-old engineer from Silicon Valley, traveled to Poland in May to interview Ukrainian soldiers and refugees. He subsequently had Ukrainian illustrators, animators and voice-over freelancers animate the story for a new YouTube channel called "Heroes of War."
ROSELLE, N.J., July 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An independent African-American filmmaker with a relentless pursuit of the truth and justice, Jean Adam, Jr., has produced a stunning documentary that makes a powerful case: an Alabama white woman has been unjustly imprisoned for 30 years.
CYPRESS, Texas, July 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One single encounter with the police can change a young person's life forever - especially children of color. "A Black or Brown child acting out at school or having a bad day can very quickly find themselves enmeshed into two very broken systems," says filmmaker and PrettyWork Creative CEO, Lisa N. Alexander.
MADRID, Spain, June 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As an amateur social project of the famous Dominican plastic surgeon, Luis Lopez Tallaj MD, trained in Brazil 20 years ago, has released recently on YouTube, the dramatic documentary "Besos de plástico" (Plastic Kisses). It is already available on his YouTube channel Lopeztallaj, this Hispanic or Latin project with closed captions in English, French and Portuguese is a warning to the global population of the risks taken with biopolymers injections.
On Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, Honor Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others, with Two Great Documentary Films
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day marks the liberation in 1945 of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps where between 1.1 and 1.5 million people died, most of them Jews. But while we remember those who perished in the Holocaust, let us also honor those who put their own lives on the line to rescue thousands destined for that fate.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Network's Documentary Showcase marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day by airing "Big Sonia" and "Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child." The UN set aside January 27, the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ByDam Multimedia announces its latest release: "From A Place of Love - My Adoption Journey," an award-winning documentary film from Writer, Producer, Director David Bynum.
BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- All the Lost Girls Productions launches trailer for "Uneven Ground: The Melissa Witt Story." On December 1, 1994, Melissa Witt was abducted from Bowling World in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Transforming Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women and the Vote NYS announces that a new initiative, timed to coincide with the 19th Amendment Centennial, is being launched to develop a mobile-friendly online database with interactive map of gravesites across New York State of the suffragists who worked tirelessly to bring about women's right to vote.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Producer/Director Victoria Marie of "Gray is The New Blonde," an award-winning and inspiring documentary about the outdated views and attitudes towards women with gray hair has perfectly captured the current zeitgeist of women worldwide owning their beautiful gray hair. The movie, which has already won 3 awards, will have its world premiere on Jan. 23, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
Marina del Rey Film Festival: Inspirational Short Film, ‘Camp Kennebec: The History’ to screen October 22
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Marina del Rey Film Festival will hold a public screening of the new Broad Street Studios documentary short film, "Camp Kennebec: The History" on Tuesday, October 22 at 12 p.m. at the Cinemark 18 Howard Hughes Center, Los Angeles. Tickets are available through the Festival's website.
FORT WORTH, Texas, July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will debut its documentary series, "Journey of Hope," Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA - TV Channel 8 to showcase the inspiring stories of North Texans and their battles against cancer.
Latina Actress and Activist Yubo Fernandez Exposes Mental Health and Defeats Hidden Abuse in The Industry, Off Broadway This Summer
MANHATTAN, N.Y., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yubo Fernandez was a sponsored child from the Dominican Republic by a U.S. school; now she's an awarded actress, producer, director, activist and entrepreneur, presenting her third play in Off Broadway NYC. "Late for Martinis" is part of the Summer Play Celebration at the Manhattan Repertory Theater this July 18, 20 and 21, 2019 in Manhattan.
WASHINGTON D.C., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Christians in the Mirror: Stories of Courage and Faith in the Face of Persecution From Syria, Iraq, India, Sudan and Egypt" will premiere Monday, June 10 at the Miracle Theatre in Washington D.C. from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Joshuacord, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is honored to share with the community this one-of-a-kind film that reveals the intense suffering of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Film Premiere in Tampa FL: Taking a Hard Look at Persecution Around the World, Christians in the U.S. Make Documentary
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Christians in the Mirror," a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, premieres Friday, September 28, 2018, at AMC West Shore 14 in Tampa at 6 p.m. Taking a hard look at how America and the West have been involved in the global persecution of Christians, this indie film interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
SANTA FE, N.M., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning filmmaker, Betsy Chasse, announces inaugural release of her eagerly anticipated documentary, "The Empty Womb," marking the end of National Infertility Week. A depiction of the griefs infertility, "The Empty Womb" film features humanitarian artist, Robbi Firestone, who shares her infertility/IVF journey through art; "The Empty Womb" museum installation.
KITTERY, Maine, March 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maine residents will have an opportunity soon to witness the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, as seen through the eyes of a documentary filmmaker with a long record of acclaimed work. David Wittkower's "Dead in the Water" will be shown at four Maine community theaters in April.
DEAD IN THE WATER is a New Documentary Film on the ‘Relentless Destruction’ of Ground Fishing Industry
ROCKPORT, Mass., Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A documentary film dealing with the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, "Dead in the Water," produced and directed by Rockport native and professional filmmaker David Wittkower, will be screened for the first time in public in Rockport, Massachusetts on Nov. 18.
Indie feature film from director Eric Schwartz presents the stories behind the phenomenon of ink-on-flesh
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- There is plenty of body art on display in 'Tattoo Nation,' the alternative lifestyle documentary feature film from director Eric Schwartz, but none more famous than the one on the chest of actor Danny Trejo. 'Tattoo Nation' is emerging as the definitive look at how tattoos went from underground and illegal just a few years ago to mass acceptance and the status of art. The film has garnered rave reviews when screened at film festivals around the country.