A traveling art teacher provides a safe arena for our four unlikely protagonists to express their innermost thoughts. When painting, the kids momentarily escape the stresses of their reality into a world of dreams and ideas, a stark contrast to their lives outside: a vicious cycle of hunger, child labor, and violence.
61 mins – Watch Trailer
Someone once said of jazz legend Erroll Garner that playing the piano for him was as easy as breathing is for you or for me. In a triumphant career that lasted four decades, Erroll Garner pushed the playability of the piano to its limits, developed an international reputation, and made an indelible mark on the jazz world. And yet his story has never been told, until now.
An award winning documentary film about jazz music, its players, its followers, its past and its promising future. Told from the landmark of Washington, D.C., the film shows how jazz history was made and continues to be made in the Capital today. Through revealing interviews and rare recordings, “Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz” takes the viewers on an emotional journey through historic and present-day jazz moments.
94 mins – Watch Trailer
Whiskey & Apple Pie
Two forty something women take a journey across America to capture the stories of men and women over the age of Seventy-five. Whiskey and Apple Pie brings to light questions about the choices we make in life and, in some cases, the recipe for living a better life. In the mix, there are poignant messages for our younger generation. The film features notable “elders” such as Tippi Hedren, Mickey Rooney, Carmen Delgado Votaw, and Dr. Dorothy I. Height.