Tag: rob lehr

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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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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