Tag: david peterka

Advance Screening of St. Louis Filmmaker’s ‘Give a Damn?’ Premieres Two Years After Plane Crash

Posted: August 14, 2011 at 12:29 pm   /   Local, St. Louis Events

August 14, 2011 St. Louis, MO. — 2 years after the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of two pilots and seriously injured local filmmaker Dan Parris, the documentary is finally getting a public screening. Read about Give a Damn? and the plane crash here. Today at 2:30pm at the Landmark Tivoli in U-City, […]

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St. Louis Filmmakers Top Contenders For $50,000 Prize From Pepsi

Posted: August 11, 2010 at 10:24 am   /   Local, Movie News

Vote today for St. Louis Filmmakers to win top prize in Pepsi Refresh Challenge! St. Louis Filmmaker Dan Parris and his crew on “Give a Damn?,” a documentary on fighting poverty, need your help! The film is about two idealist activists (Dan Parris and David Peterka) who convince their friend (Rob Lehr), who is uncertain […]

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Rob Lehr Reflects on Nairobi Plane Crash, Heads Home to United States

Posted: August 10, 2009 at 4:00 pm   /   Local

Heading Home – a Post from Rob Lehr August 9, 2009, 8:58 pm Everything that I contribute to this project from this point forward is dedicated to Frank and Ryan Luckily no other injuries were discovered and the extents of my injuries from the crash are extremely minimal when taking the nature of the event […]

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Nairobi plane crash victims improving, from KSDK St. Louis

Posted: August 4, 2009 at 2:29 pm   /   Local

KSDK — A 25-year-old Chesterfield man injured in a weekend plane crash has improved. Dan Parris was part of a local film crew shooting a documentary in Nairobi on poverty. The video on YouTube was shot moments after the plane carrying him and 26-year-old Rob Lehr of Ballwin crashed into an apartment building near Nairobi […]

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Letter from David Peterka, Member of the St. Louis Filmmaker Group Who Survived Nairobi Plane Crash

Posted: August 2, 2009 at 11:54 am   /   Local, Movie News

This is a letter from David Peterka, one of four members of “Give a Damn?,” who is filming a documentary in Africa to raise awareness on poverty in the region. If you have not heard, two of the St. Louis filmmakers were involved in a plane crash yesterday, in which both were injured but miraculously […]

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