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“Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua” July 2012

WASHINGTON, DC, 22 March 2012 — The second “Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua” is scheduled for 12-23 July 2012. Bill Gentile accompanies participants to the Central American nation of Nicaragua for an immersion in the process of documentary filmmaking. Participants follow American volunteers working with the non-profit organization, “Bridges to Community,” in the region of Nindiri […]

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Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua. Going Home.

WASHINGTON, DC, 25 July 2011 — This is the ninth — and last — in a series of video snapshots, or vignettes, that I’ll be posting about our “Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua.” These are unedited but mostly chronological clips that I was able to produce while conducting the event from 24 June through 3 July […]

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Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua. La Casa.

WASHINGTON, DC, 24 July 2011 — This is the eighth in a series of video snapshots, or vignettes, 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 depicts a dedication ceremony of the house (La Casa) that […]

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Backpack Documentary Expedition: Nicaragua. Volunteers.

WASHINGTON, DC, 23 July 2011 — This is the seventh 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 shows some of the volunteers associated with the […]

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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. Los Nicas.

WASHINGTON, DC, 21 July 2011 — This is the fifth 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. I call it “Los Nicas” because it’s all about the […]

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