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Opening Our Eyes DVD
Every day......All around the world
Ordinary people are doing extraordinary things. They are making a difference in the lives of others and themselves.
Mother/daughter filmmakers, circle the globe on a 99-day journey, seeking people who are making a positive difference in the world. They find remarkable people who are showing the world how to create positive change - through the power of ONE.
This film tells the stories of nine change makers on six continents who are making our world a better place.
Meet some of these amazing people:
Maggie - a 19-year-old on a post-high school gap year, who built a home in Nepal for 30 orphans using her saved babysitting earnings! She now lives there, and has recently completed construction on a school for 250 children.
David - a physician who trekked into Thailand's remote northern hill-tribe villages, offering medical care where there is no doctor.
Ronni - a successful event planner, who saw good food being dumped daily, and started a food rescue program. She got Australian law changed, and now saves food from waste while feeding the hungry.
Maureen & Marian - Displaced autoworkers who are fighting for basic human rights in the declining neighborhoods of inner city Detroit.
How many people does it take to change the world?
Only one - one person at a time.
Maggie Doyne, Letha Sandison, Gina Low, Dr. David Marnaw, Captain Paul Moulds, Marian Kramer, Maureen Taylor, Viola Krajewska, Ronni Kahn
Best Documentary, Orlando FF 2012, Best Documentary, Costa Rica Intnl. FF 2012, Best Humanitarian Documentary, Bare Bones FF 2012, Festival Theme Aware: Enriching the Human Spirit, Ojai FF 2012, Utopian Visionary Award, Utopian FF 2012, Best of Fest, Los Angeles Intnl. Womens FF 2012
San Luis Obispo 2012, Orlando Film Festival 2012, Costa Rica Intnl. Film Festival 2012, Carmel Film Festival 2012, Bare Bones Film Festival 2012, Artivist, Tallgrass, Fort Lauderdale Intnl. Film Festival 2012, Global Peace Film Festival 2012, Ojai Film Festival 2012, Red Rock Film Market 2012, Los Angeles Intnl. Womens FF 2012