There are a lot of positive stories about Africa, but not many are shared. THE TENOR FROM ABIDJAN is a feature documentary in the making that will tell the true story of one West African’s unlikely affair with the Opera, and his quest to realize his dreams of becoming a professional singer despite the overwhelming odds […]

Why Blackfish was snubbed by the Oscars

We are still wondering why Blackfish didn’t make it to the Oscar five nominees for Best Documentary Feature. Well, obviously it’s hard not to think it was a political choice. The documentary has arisen negative feelings around the SeaWorld parks, focusing on the consequences of whales kept in captivity for entertainment purposes. Blackfish was the […]

Paolo Patruno: The Maternity Project in Africa

A social documentary photographer with a continuos “Mal D’Afrique”. Paolo Patruno is from Bologna, Italy, but the constant recall to Africa, where he has been traveling since 2001 to collaborate with several NGOs, has ignited the passion he always had for photography. In 2011, he spent six months in Malawi to work with an NGO where […]

Hope For Steve – Fund This Doc!

A love story and a terrible disease, all captured on camera in Hope for Steve. In the summer of 2011, at the age of twenty-nine, Steve Dezember was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease). The doctors told Steve that he probably had two to five years to live. Steve took then his […]

Best Documentaries of 2013

2013 has been a great year for documentaries. Here it is our Top 10.   1. The Square by Jehane Noujaim.  An important film that speaks the language of history, change and revolution through the new codes of social media. Compelling and human relationships among the activists as they battle and risk their lives towards freedom […]