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Backpack Documentary Expedition Filmmaker Publishes Nicaragua Video

WASHINGTON, DC, 23 July 2011 — Martha Dodge, a participant in the recent Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua, has published her film, “A House for Teresa.” As I wrote to Martha after she posted it on the Internet, the film is a testament to her “talent, hard work and kind heart.” You can watch it on […]

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Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua. The Filmmakers.

WASHINGTON, DC, 22 July 2011 — This is the sixth in a series of video snapshots, or vignettes, which are unedited but mostly chronological clips that I was able to produce while conducting my “Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua,” of 24 June through 3 July 2011. This video features the two students who participated in the […]

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Backpack Documentary Expedition: Volunteers Arrive.

WASHINGTON, DC, 19 July 2011 — This is the third in a series of video snapshots, or vignettes, which are unedited but mostly chronological clips that I was able to produce while conducting my “Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua,” of 24 June through 3 July 2011. You can watch it on YouTube and on Vimeo. These […]

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Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua. The Backpackers Arrive.

WASHINGTON, DC, 18 July 2011 — This is the second in a series of video snapshots, or vignettes, which are unedited but mostly chronological clips that I was able to produce while conducting my “Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua,” of 24 June through 3 July 2011. These snapshots are quick peeks into an extraordinary journey by […]

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“Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua” Takes a Production Break

TICUANTEPE, Nicaragua, 2 July 2011 — Martha Dodge and Paloma Jackson take a break from the production stage of the “Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua” in the town of Ticuantepe. Dodge and Jackson documented a work visit by some 30 U.S. volunteers associated with Bridges to Community, a New York-based NGO that assists the materially poor […]

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“Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua” Winds Down

TICUANTEPE, Nicaragua, 30 June 2011 — Paloma Jackson interviews Steve McCurdy at the Enramadas community center in Ticuantepe, Nicaragua, as she winds down the production component of our “Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua.” Paloma was one of two participants in the Expedition. McCurdy and some 30 other U.S.-based volunteers associated with Bridges to Community helped build […]

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