Wabi Sabi Productions Uses Crowd Funding Platform Fund-Raising For Documentary On Police Brutality

Wabi Sabi Productions uses Crowd Funding Platform to fund production of national documentary on police brutality against people with disabilities. Krip Hop Nation will be producing a mix tape CD on the subject using Hip Hop artists with disabilities.
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Sept. 6, 2011 - PRLog -- Wabi Sabi Productions begins it's new fund-raising effort on September 6th, 2011 at 1amEST. The crowd funding platform indiegogo.com was chosen as the best suited for generating the funds needed to produce the feature length documentary. This is a first for the company. The film is scheduled to be completed by early 2011. This initial fund-raising effort will run for 70 days and attempt to raise at least 40,000 dollars for the national production. The funding site is located at
http://www.indiegogo.com/whereishope

Artist/Activist California based Leroy Moore of the Krip Hop Project will be producing a mix tape CD project in tandem with the documentary. DJ Quad also out of LA California will be Co Producing the mix tape project.The participants creating the songs and music will all be artists with disabilities.

La Mesha Irizarry an Activist/Consultant/Mother has joined with the team and is the CEO/Founder of the Idriss Stelley Foundation. the foundation was named after her son who was killed by the SFPD in 2001.  She has since been a staunch advocate for the rights of citizens and people with disabilities to be free from police abuse and assassinations. see Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d69yneXJ__w



The documentary is hoped to be able to bring more awareness to this issue and foster better understanding between Law Enforcement and the community of disabled citizens across the country. It will be screened at major areas where police brutality is rampant. The hope is to foster dialogue between the police and the community  to bring better understanding to the uniqueness of the interactions with people with disabilities. This is i hopes of stemming the tide of assaults and bring about better community relations. the film will also be screened at festivals.

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