Courage Campaign: Over 135,000 Demand the CA Water Resources Control Board to Shut Down Nestlé’s Water Bottling Operations in California Immediately

With California in its fourth year of one of the worst droughts in modern history, and Governor Jerry Brown instituting sweeping restrictions on urban water use — more than 135,000 people in California and around the country are demanding that the California Water Resources Control Board immediately move to shut down Nestlé’s water bottling operations in the State. VIEW THE PETITION HERE: http://act.couragecampaign.org/sign/NestleDrought/ The petition, … Continue reading Courage Campaign: Over 135,000 Demand the CA Water Resources Control Board to Shut Down Nestlé’s Water Bottling Operations in California Immediately

A Message Of Hope And A Plea For Help to Save Mes Aynak

By: Director Brent E. Huffman Saving Mes Aynak is ultimately a story of hope.  This is a film that is optimistic for a better future for Afghanistan, a country plagued by over 30 years of perpetual war yet containing one of the richest cultural histories in the world. This documentary is dedicated to Afghan archaeologists, like Qadir Temori, who face constant threats from the Taliban, … Continue reading A Message Of Hope And A Plea For Help to Save Mes Aynak

“SAVING MES AYNAK” FILMMAKER PLANS GLOBAL SCREENING DAY TO STOP 5,000 YEAR-OLD BUDDHIST SITE IN AFGHANISTAN FROM DESTRUCTION

ARTEMQUIN, INDIEGOGO, AND VHX UNITE FOR INNOVATIVE DOCUMENTARY DISTRIBUTION AND ACTIVISM CAMPAIGN  In a bid to save a 5,000 year-old Buddhist archeological site by raising international pressure on a Chinese state-owned mining company, the Afghanistan government, and UNESCO, the filmmakers of Saving Mes Aynak, are launching a campaign on Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. Through the campaign the documentary’s director Brent E. Huffman and documentary collective Kartemquin Films (Life Itself, Hoop Dreams) … Continue reading “SAVING MES AYNAK” FILMMAKER PLANS GLOBAL SCREENING DAY TO STOP 5,000 YEAR-OLD BUDDHIST SITE IN AFGHANISTAN FROM DESTRUCTION

Global Million Mask March Hits Hollywood

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau A day after midterm elections and on the eve of the AFI film festival the activist group Anonymous descended upon Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard around 1:00 p.m. with a Global Million Mask March. It was a group of more than 75 people. Many of the participants were protesting a vast array of social problems. The group said the march was … Continue reading Global Million Mask March Hits Hollywood