Category "Rwanda 2011"

‘Delivering Hope’ Premieres in NYC

A LIVESTRONG Film Produced by Alpheus Media and directed by Mat Hames, the short documentary Delivering Hope premiered at Gracie Mansion, the official residence of Mayor Bloomberg, during the 2011 United Nations General Assembly. [...]

Posted By:  Mathames   |   Oct 5, 2011   |   No Comments

Alpheus Media in Rwanda

Escaping the Texas heat, we travelled to Rwanda, Jordan, and Mexico to make a documentary and social media campaign for our friends at LIVESTRONG. Today, the first in a series of short character profiles was released online, focusing on 16 year-old Francine, from Rwinkwavu, Rwanda. More will follow. Watch Francine now. [...]

Posted By:  Mathames   |   Aug 31, 2011   |   No Comments

15 Planes, 2 Continents, Countless Inspiring Stories

In 2008, Alpheus and LIVESTRONG made their way around the world exploring the stigma associated with cancer. We met amazing people in Mexico, Japan, India, South Africa, and Italy and were honored to tell their stories in Stigma & Silence. I think it's safe to say that the experience affected all of us deeply. Click on the links for each country to revisit our journey.

Three years later, we're globetrotting with LIVESTRONG once again for a new global film about cancer. We'll be in Rwanda and Jordan where we'll shadow some remarkable programs extending the reach of cancer care to patients in remote areas of Africa and the Middle East. Stay tuned to meet a new group of people making a difference in the fight against cancer. In the meantime, follow the jump to see photos from our first couple of days in Rwanda.  [...]

Posted By:  Annenagelkirk   |   Jun 21, 2011   |   No Comments