‘Leaves Keep Falling’ selected for Media That Matters Film Festival

media that mattersThe Leaves Keep Falling,” a short film by Julie Winokur and Vietnam Reporting Project fellow Ed Kashi, will be screened at the 11th annual Media That Matters Film Festival in New York on Oct. 27.

Videographer/photographer Ed Kashi and photographer Catherine Karnow traveled to Da Nang, Vietnam as Vietnam Reporting Project fellows in the summer of 2010 to shoot the video and still photographs seen in “The Leaves Keep Falling.”

The festival world premiere will be held at SVA Theatre, 333 West 23 Street, New York. A day of panels and workshops will be held on Oct. 28 at SOCDOC (School of Visual Arts MFA Social Documentary Film program), 136 West 21st St., 1st Floor, New York. As one of the 12 winning selections, the film also will be included in other screenings around the country.

Media That Matters showcases short films on the most important topics of the day, and seeks to connect filmmakers and their organizations with a global audience — including educators, activists, and nonprofits — to inspire them to take action.

About Steven Chin

Steven Chin is the web editor for the Vietnam Reporting Project and principal of MKmedia, a San Francisco Bay Area consulting firm that provides Web development, content and social media strategies to companies and nonprofit organizations.

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