PRLog (Press Release)
- Sep. 18, 2008 -
Common Sense Films, the Wilmington, North Carolina-based filmmakers behind the EMMY® nominated feature documentary “The Fort Fisher Hermit” has released its most recent documentary. “The Full Belly Project,” a five-minute documentary short directed by Rob Hill is about Jock Brandis’ efforts fighting hunger and extreme poverty. His trip to an African village in 2002 and a chance meeting with a village woman resulted in a breakthrough low-tech device, the Universal Nut Sheller. The Universal Nut Sheller is changing the lives of people in developing nations worldwide. What began as a repair to a village irrigation system turned into a synergistic approach to an invention which leading agricultural experts consider the “holy grail” of sustainable agriculture.
This short documentary has been submitted to the Cinema Prospérité competition. Cinema Prospérité is a film competition sponsored by the Social Equity Venture Fund and hosted by the non-profit organization SEVEN (www.sevenfund.org)
. A grand prize of $20,000 will be awarded to the top-ranked video: $10,000 to the filmmaker, and $10,000 to the profiled entrepreneur. Fort more information about Cinema Prospérité visit them on the web at http://www.sevenfund.org/cinema/
“The Full Belly Project” can be viewed on the web at http://cinema.sevenfund.org/kickapps/_The-Full-Belly-Proj...
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Common Sense Film is an award-winning production company in Wilmington, North Carolina. Currently airing is their Emmy nominated documentary “The Fort Fisher Hermit". The program is distributed worldwide by American Public Television and Cinetic Media.