Tag: give a damn documentary

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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Video of Dan Parris in Hospital, Minutes after the Nairobi Plane Crash

Posted: August 7, 2009 at 7:06 am   /   Local

Chilling video taken from Rob’s cell phone was released yesterday, containing Dan Parris’ point of view concerning their plane crash from August 1st. Read more about the story here. Dan and Rob, two St. Louis filmmakers, were injured on a plane that crashed in Nairobi. The two were working on filming for their documentary, “Give […]

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Local Documentary Filmmakers Survive Deadly Plane Crash

Posted: August 6, 2009 at 11:51 am   /   Local, Off the Wall

From Fox 2: CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI-FOX2now.com) – Celebrating a miracle and mourning a tragedy at the same time: two documentary film-makers from St. Louis lived through a deadly plane crash in Africa Saturday. Sunday, their loved ones were, all at once, grateful, worried, and grieving. Dan Parris, 25, planned to make a documentary on extreme […]

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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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Family of Give a Damn? Interviewed About Plane Crash on KMOX

Posted: August 3, 2009 at 10:05 am   /   Local, Movie News

From Total Information AM on KMOX: TIAM — West Co. Men Injured in Kenyan Plane Crash (08/03/09) — Dan Peterka joins Debbie Monterrey and Dan Gray to talk about a plane crash that injured his sons’ two friends. The four West County men are in Africa filming a documentary about how one-billion people live on […]

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St. Louis Local News Coverage of Give a Damn on KMOV

Posted: August 2, 2009 at 6:41 pm   /   Local, Movie News

By JACOB KUERTH KMOV.com ST. LOUIS (KMOV) — Two documentary filmmakers from St. Louis County were injured Saturday in a plane crash that killed the pilot in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenyans help to move the wreckage of a light aircraft that crashed into an apartment block in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, Aug. 1 2009. One passenger died, […]

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KTVI (Fox 2 St. Louis) – Two St. Louis Filmmakers Survive Plane Crash In Kenya

Posted: August 2, 2009 at 12:27 pm   /   Local, Off the Wall

(KTVI – FOX2now.com) – Two St. Louis area filmmakers in Africa survive the plane crash that killed their pilot. The two young men are even well enough to talk to reporters in Kenya. The plane went down in a fiery crash in Nairobi, Kenya after hitting a telephone pole and slamming into a building. Residents […]

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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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Give a Damn Makes Top Story on CNN, “2 U.S. filmmakers injured in Kenyan plane crash”

Posted: August 2, 2009 at 9:57 am   /   Local, Off the Wall

2 U.S. filmmakers injured in Kenyan plane crash By Faith Karimi CNN NAIROBI, Kenya (CNN) — Two U.S. filmmakers were injured Saturday when their small plane crashed into a three-story residential building in downtown Nairobi on Saturday. Dan Parris, 25, and Rob Lehr, 26, both from St. Louis, Missouri, were shooting an independent documentary on […]

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Give A Damn? Nairobi Plane Crash Makes Front Page at KMOX

Posted: August 1, 2009 at 6:16 pm   /   Local, Off the Wall

St. Louis documentary crew’s plane crashes in Kenya From KMOX: A St. Louis man has been injured in a plane crash in Kenya, east Africa. 25-year-old Dan Parris of Chesterfield was pulled from the flaming wreckage by another St. Louisan, 26-year-old Rob Lehr of Ballwin. The two were aboard a plane used in their work […]

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