Building Hope – the inspiring story of Mahiga Hope High School - a collaboration between Nobelity Project, Architecture for Humanity, Nike, Safaricom and the local community.
The New York Premiere of Building Hope – SXSW Audience Award winner about building the first high school in a rural area of Kenya.
Screening: Monday, July 25 8 p.m.
Tribeca Cinemas: 54 Varick St. NYC
Tickets on sale at: www.nobelity.org
$25 for screening/after party, benefitting the Kenya Schools Fund
New York, NY (12 July 2011) – Filmmaker Turk Pipkin’s promise to help build the first high school for a remote African community connects Americans and Kenyans in a true story of Building Hope. (Lone Star Audience Award winner at SXSW Film Fest/Best Documentary at the Maui Film Festival)
‘Inspirational Red Bull for the humanitarian soul and proof positive that you can help fix our broken world and make a difference in the lives of countless others.’ - The Austin Chronicle
Through challenges and triumphs, Building Hope chronicles the construction of Mahiga Hope High and the connection between a thousand people in the U.S. and an African community working to create a better future for their children.
‘An inspiring documentary that builds hope for the youth of Kenya, and empowers people thousands of miles away to affect change through small yet significant contributions.’
The Nobelity Project is nonprofit organization dedicated to basic rights for all children. Proceeds from the film benefit their Kenya Schools Fund, building classrooms, libraries, computer labs and water systems at rural Kenyan schools.
The film includes appearances by Kenyan youth counselor, Auma Obama, sister of President Barack Obama, and by Cameron Sinclair, founder of Architecture for Humanity.
Music by: Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, Eliza Gilkyson, Kat Emondson and Ayub Ogada.
View the trailer for Building Hope at: www.nobelity.org
For more information:
Contact: Christy Pipkin The Nobelity Project Christy@nobelity.org
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