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Archive for May, 2009

My Place films “World Premiere”

CFI Education’s filmmaking/storytelling project My Place Marin and My Place San Francisco completed filming in April. Post production is done and the “world premieres” will be held for the Marin films at the Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael on June 1 at 4pm preceded by a reception for the filmmakers: (in the photo from left to right, back row first) Lead teacher Allison Myers, Tizyana Tiayara Michele Ford, Danielle Cox, Kevin Martinez, teacher aide Carrie, Ramona Polk, April Williams, teacher aide Laura.

My Place Marin group outdoors

My Place San Francisco will premiere at the 9th Street Independent Film Center in San Francisco June 10 at 4pm preceded by a reception.Two of the SF My Place filmmakers are below Elizabeth Tesoro (right) and Sean Williams (left).

Elizabeth TesoroSean Williams

Filmmakers will be presented with a DVD copy of all the films finished in the project. We encourage people to come and see these incredible and touching stories.

The workshops were facilitated by staff from the Center for Digital Storytelling.