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“Streetballers” Are Going to Hollywood! St. Louis Filmmakers Head Out West

by Kevin Brackett / Published: August 30, 2009 at 10:09 am   /   Local, Movie News

“Streetballers” director Matthew Scott Krentz on Great Day St. Louis Thanks to strong opening week numbers at the box office, as well as the support of St. Louis, “Streetballers” will make it’s premiere in Hollywood! According to Patrick Rooney, producer and one of the stars of the film, “Streetballers” will now be premiering at the […]

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Local Documentary Filmmakers Survive Deadly Plane Crash

by Kevin Brackett / Published: August 6, 2009 at 11:51 am   /   Local, Off the Wall

From Fox 2: CHESTERFIELD, MO ( – 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

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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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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