During a mass shooting at its annual 4th of July parade in 2022, a Chicago suburb found itself thrust into the headlines and transformed into a war zone. Within hours, an unassuming temporary memorial in the center of town helped bring the grieving community together and find purpose and healing. For more information about the filmmaker and StoryScreen LLC, check out: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4237681/ https://filmfreeway.com/BrettSchwartz
An intimate look at the fabled Mexican resort town, from beyond the hotel compounds and beaches. Más Que La Playa is an international co-production commissioned by the Sister Cities of Highland Park, Illinois and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The film is co-directed, co-produced with Puerto Vallarta filmmaker Sebastian Hernandez Alvarez and had its premiere at the Puerto Vallarta centennial in May 2018.
Serving up Kosher-style Mexican food in suburban Chicago for ten years, Isaac and Moishe Nava are living the American Dream.
For nearly three decades, Ann Slavick taught high school art and art history, where she inspired thousands of young people to tap their creative abilities and immerse themselves in the visual arts.
Working out of a warehouse in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood, Rodrick Markus is the face behind Rare Tea Cellar. For more than a decade, Rare Tea Cellar has been sourcing and selling tea as well as anything you can eat, drink, or cook with.
New York’s Lower East Side has steadily transformed from a neighborhood known best for its seedy immigrant tenements and streets hardened by heroin and crack addicts into today’s condo and club scene. That makes The Pickle Guys’ Alan Kaufman a throwback.
Shifting Traditions takes an incisive look at the issue of intermarriage within the American Jewish community.
Located in the center of Silicon Valley, Olson’s Cherries is the last operating fruit orchard of its kind in the fertile region of California once known as “The Valley of Heart’s Delight”.