Carey Averbook / Arts in Film / USA / 2014 / Art, Biography, Documentary / 7 minsThis is a piece of the journey of an artist and designer as he begins to gain widespread recognition. He has to leave his job at a skate shop to pursue the work he really wants to do, share his message of peace, and raise funds for the orphanage in Colombia he was adopted from.
Andres Tapia-Urzua / Arts in Film / Chile, USA / Architecture, Art, Documentary / 51 minsAndres Tapia-Urzua explores a radical architectural project and community in Chile.
Courtenay Singer / Arts in Film / USA / 2013 / Art, Documentary / 76 minsFollows a four day wood-kiln firing of nearly 2000 pots by potter Kevin Crowe. During this firing, a dedicated crew stokes wood into the kiln approximately every 10 minutes, day and night. Six months worth of work - and income - are at stake.
Patryk Rebisz, Erinnisse Rebisz / Arts in Film / France, Ireland, USA / 2015 / Art, Biography, Documentary, Drama, Music / 74 minsUsing art as the catalyst, this film explores how the human spirit prevails in the face of tragedy. The film features three people; a photographer who becomes blind, a painter/sculptor who loses half her brain in a boxing match, and a musician losing his hearing to tinnitus. Using art to illustrate change, this film explores how the human spirit prevails in the face of tragedy and what new meanings emerge that otherwise would not have been found if not for their disability.