I guess you can say Alan and I are world travelers but not in the way one might imagine. When people think of traveling the world they would think we’ve been to London, Rome, Paris or on a cruise to the Bahamas. We haven’t. Instead we’ve been to Ethiopia, Vietnam, Cameroon, China and many other remote places that need a helping hand at stabilization, compassion, human and animal rights. When we set off into the world we feel we have an obligation to see if we can change it, one journey at a time.
Sure it would be easier to book a flight and a suite in some luxurious hotel and sip cappuccino and visit the monuments and museums, but would it really be easier? Not for us. Consciously we couldn’t afford to be pampered and luxed up as the world around us is in desperate need of understanding and commitment before it vanishes completely.
So it is with this mindset that we continue to travel the world and make our films with our own capital and a dream that in some great or small way we are making a difference.
Thank you, Wendy
We hope you’ll join us for this month's NYWIFT Member Screening Series of the short documentary Fragile Beauty, A Visual Journey by Wendy Stuart Kaplan (Producer, Narrator, Host and NYWIFT member) and Alan Kaplan (Director). The filmmakers will be available for a Q&A immediately following the screening.
Event: Tuesday Jun. 26, 2018
Doors open at 6:45 PM
Anthology Film Archives * 32 Second Ave, New York, NY 10003
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