Articles Archive for May 2014
Best friends Tiernan Turner and Matt Kendall take a free-spirited 69-day motorcycle adventure ride to the Brazilian Carnival from Las Vegas, couch surfing along the way in RIDE REPORT: 10,000 MILES TO RIO. The documentary will be released by Cinema Libre Studio on DVD starting June 10th with on demand options to follow in July.
IT’S BETTER TO JUMP, a social issue documentary about the cultural erasure of the Arab population in ancient city of Akka (Acre), Israel, has been awarded the first ever “Media Trailblazer” award from the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC). MPAC was created to recognize pioneering efforts from American Muslim artists in entertainment media which exhibit excellence both in their message and artistic beauty.
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In 2009, filmmakers Michael Dudko and Olga Rudnieva were on hand to witness the failed adoption attempt of Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish; the couple sought to adopt an HIV-positive boy named Lev from an orphanage in the Ukraine. Under Ukrainian law, unmarried people are not allowed to adopt children. They were turned down by government officials but the experience inspired Rudnieva and Dudko to make a documentary film that explored the complicated process of adoption. KIDS’ RIGHTS: THE BUSINESS OF ADOPTION will become available on DVD as of May 20, 2014 followed by online streaming platforms.