WASHINGTON, DC, 23 July 2014 — My wife, Esther, and I are pleased to announce that our film, Through Their Eyes, has been accepted to compete in the 8th Annual COMMFFEST Global Community Film Festival. Our one-hour documentary follows six American University students in the AU Abroad program studying in Cuba in Fall 2011.
According to Withoutabox.com, the COMMFFEST Global Community Film Festival leverages the power of great films and filmmaking to promote exciting dialogues about global social issues. As a unique platform for filmmakers of all ages and experience levels, COMMFFEST brings together medical professionals and government representatives with visionary filmmakers and engages them with local and global communities to motivate positive change. More than simply a film festival, COMMFFEST is a mechanism through which art and stories truly can make a difference.?Each year, COMMFFEST’s prestigious Making a Difference Awards (MADA) are bestowed upon those filmmakers who best demonstrate a capacity for positively altering the social status quo.