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Docmiami.org - DocMiami Film Fest Presents “Ghost Player” to Benefit ACS/Doral Relay for Life
Nominated for "Most Entertaining Documentary" at DocMiami 2011, this special screening benefits the American Cancer Society - Doral Relay For Life
The 10th Anniversary of ACS/Doral Relay For Life will take place Friday, April 13th starting at 6pm and end Saturday the 14th at 12 noon. Everyone's reason to Relay is as unique as their own personal story. At Relay, participants can find healing, comfort, and support from others who have faced cancer or who have lost a loved one to the disease. Participants have a chance to meet people in the community who are equally as passionate about finding an end to cancer in our lifetime. The event includes a: survivors lap, luminaria ceremony and a fight back ceremony. The event is also very family friendly with numerous fun activities such as face-painting, music, film and great food too! All funds raised from the entire event goes toward the fight against cancer.
On March 31, 2012 DocMiami International Film Festival participated in its first fundraising event for the American Cancer Society/Relay For Life. The event took place at Art Shack Miami, 9831 NW 58 St. in Doral and was hosted by Art Shack director, Laura Tobi Carcano and co-sponsored by Atrium Office Park. Participants where able to create various form of art such as: “cartooning”
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DocMiami is a non-profit formed to launch the annual DocMiami Film Festival and events. DocMiami Film Fest, showcases three days of cutting edge documentary films from around the world and outstanding music concerts. This celebration of documentary filmmaking at a global level nestled in sunny South Florida brings together emerging documentary filmmakers, students, as well as film and music enthusiasts in a truly bohemian, one-of-a-kind event. DocMiami’s concerts benefit the non-profit, Brick by Brick Tanzania, Inc. Performers such as: Tito Puente, Jr. , Nigerian Prince Emmanuel Abiodun Aderele, “The Godfather of Mexican Rhythm and Blues” Javier Batiz, Canned Heat’s Fito de la Parra, Kiki Sanchez , Eloy “Rali Guanche, spoken word poet Rich Ferguson, Bo Blount, Fito Espinola, Paco Aguilera and Maikel Santalla contributed their talents during the 2011 event to assist school children in Tanzania whom are combating not only poverty but also a drought, malaria and the AIDS crisis.