Travel Adventure Documentary Magazine
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Canadian Filmmaker Imprisioned

Friday August 16th, Tarek Loubani, a Canadian emergency physician and John Greyson, a Canadian filmmaker and professor were arrested by Egyptian authorities. Tarek and John were on their way to Gaza -- where Tarek was to work at Al Shifa Hospital, and John to explore the possibility of making a film about the work.   Read More
Posted by Ralph Franklin in Blogs September 26, 2013

Midway, Message From the Gyre

I received a link from filmmaker Dale Johnson, regarding a trailer, Midway, Message From the Gyre. Being a WWII Navy vet it rang a bell - with The Battle of Midway - and I viewed it. It was not what I expected.   Read More
Posted by Ralph Franklin in Features June 17, 2013

Building a Wall Subject Of Unusual Doc Film

As hilarious as it is meditative, the Triumph of the Wall film begins as a chronicle about the construction of a 1,000-foot dry-stone wall by a novice stonemason in rural Quebec. The stonemason, Chris Overing, sets out to complete the wall within eight weeks; filmmaker Bill Stone plans to film Chris as a straightforward story, telling of this laborious yet creative task. But when Overing realizes he has woefully underestimated the time and energy required to construct the wall.   Read More
Posted by Ralph Franklin in Features May 08, 2013

National Geographic Live! Will Surprise Our Exhibitors, Filmmakers (Part 2)

Our exhibitors and travel adventure filmmakers will be stunned at the prices the traveling National Geographic Live! shows charge for admission and the fees paid to performers.   Read More
Posted by Ralph Franklin in Features March 08, 2013

National Geographic Live Shows On The Road

Remember when the National Geographic staged our travel-adventure films at the NG's Grosvenor Hall in Washington, DC.? Now, the Society has put together a new program of speakers with their films and slides—going on the road this time as National Geographic Live!   Read More
Posted by Ralph Franklin in Features February 28, 2013
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