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St Louis Filmmakers Showcase 2011 Awards

by contributor / Published: August 20, 2011 at 1:49 am   /   Film, Local, Movie News
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St. Louis Filmmakers Top Contenders For $50,000 Prize From Pepsi

by Kevin Brackett / Published: 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

by Kevin Brackett / Published: 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 As I walked thru customs at the Nairobi airport to start the process of my 24 hour long solo journey back to the United States, […]

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Nairobi plane crash victims improving, from KSDK St. Louis

by Kevin Brackett / Published: 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

by Kevin Brackett / Published: 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”

by Kevin Brackett / Published: 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.

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

by Kevin Brackett / Published: August 1, 2009 at 6:16 pm   /   Local, Off the Wall

St. Louis documentary crew’s plane crashes in Kenya

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St. Louis Filmmakers Injured in Nairobi Plane Crash, In Stable Condition

by Kevin Brackett / Published: August 1, 2009 at 1:27 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie News

As many of you know, the Give a Damn? guys are close, personal friends of ours at ReviewSTL. It was announced this morning that two of the four St. Louis filmmakers, that were traveling to Africa to film their documentary “Give a Damn?,” were involved in a plane crash that took place over Nairobi. Miraculously, […]

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St. Louis Filmmakers Travel to Africa on $1.25 per day

by Kevin Brackett / Published: June 16, 2009 at 10:24 am   /   Local
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