Louis Sayad DeCaprio’s and Khawla Al Hammouri’s empowering documentary “A Syrian Woman” touches on female refugees, education for girls and child marriage

Louis Sayad DeCaprio’s and Khawla Al Hammouri’s empowering documentary “A Syrian Woman” touches on female refugees, education for girls and child marriage   The award-winning film A Syrian Woman depicts firsthand accounts of the refugee crisis by eight Syrian women living in Jordan. It is a story that illuminates the challenges so many women face after their displacement, highlighting their resilience and determination in the … Continue reading Louis Sayad DeCaprio’s and Khawla Al Hammouri’s empowering documentary “A Syrian Woman” touches on female refugees, education for girls and child marriage

Rachel Harrison Gordon’s Coming of Age drama ‘Broken Bird’ focuses on a biracial girl’s conflicting relationship with her culture and identity

Rachel Harrison Gordon’s Coming of Age drama Broken Bird focuses on a biracial girl’s conflicting relationship with her culture and identity Selected for SXSW Film Festival 2020  Starring Chad L. Coleman (The Wire) and Indigo Hubbard-Salk (Netflix Series She’s Gotta Have It) Rachel Harrison Gordon’s semi-autobiographical film Broken Bird focuses on a biracial girl struggling with her culture and identity, whilst being days away from her Bar Mitzvah. This important film … Continue reading Rachel Harrison Gordon’s Coming of Age drama ‘Broken Bird’ focuses on a biracial girl’s conflicting relationship with her culture and identity

The Gold Movie Awards Launch the GMA Expo and Academy on January 9th 2020

The Gold Movie Awards were created by Italian director Marco Recalchi, actor and producer Jason Matthewson and Antony Reolon, in partnership with The Old Film Farm, Ikon Films and Skyup Academy. The GMA’s exhibit the best in upcoming and seasoned filmmakers alike, providing a crucial platform to showcase their work and be awarded in a professional setting. The annual awards are now in their 3rd year and will be held … Continue reading The Gold Movie Awards Launch the GMA Expo and Academy on January 9th 2020

Yuchao Feng’s Award-winning short Pearl touches on child abandonment

Yuchao Feng’s Pearl has only just begun its festival run and has already been selected for five high profile film festivals around the world. Pearl is based on a true story of a mother who is forced to choose to abandon either her son or daughter. In a desolate Chinese fishing village, a poor single mother feels forced to abandon one of her children for … Continue reading Yuchao Feng’s Award-winning short Pearl touches on child abandonment

Academy Award winner Allie Light’s film ‘Any Wednesday’ touches on homeless vets suffering from PTSD

Directors Allie Light and Patrick Stark’s live action short film Any Wednesday shares a story of two strangers –  an elderly woman with dementia and a homeless vet with PTSD, who meet under unusual circumstances. This topical film which premiered in Toronto, was an official selection at the Cindependent Film Fest in Cincinnati, taking home the Best Actor Award (Shane Dean) and was an official selection at the … Continue reading Academy Award winner Allie Light’s film ‘Any Wednesday’ touches on homeless vets suffering from PTSD