Feb. 1, 2013
On February 10 at the Four Seasons Austin, 40 stars of Texas film and music will join The Nobelity Project's Artists & Filmmakers Dinner to celebrate the DVD release of Building Hope - the Story of Mahiga Hope High School.
At the event, the Willie Nelson "Feed the Peace" Award will be presented to
in honor of his work in film, music and social justice. An all-star musical tribute to Kris will include performances by some of the greatest names in
, The Flatlanders,
, Carolyn Wonderland and the man himself -
The evening - and all proceeds from the movie and book
- benefit The Nobelity Project's work for basic rights for children everywhere, including the
Schools Fund, building water systems, classrooms and libraries across rural
More information on the event and
are online at
Building Hope screening at Tribeca Cinemas - Tues, February 5
Director Turk Pipkin will kick off the DVD release of Building Hope with a special screening at the Tribeca Cinemas in NY on Tuesday, Feb 5.
Audience Award winner at SXSW,
chronicles The Nobelity Project's construction of the first high school for a remote African community. The film includes appearances by Kenyan youth counselor
, sister of President
, and by
, founder of Architecture for Humanity.
"Turk is a one-man journalism wrecking crew," writes Dan Rather of Building Hope. "What he demolished was the
that there are no solutions."
Director Turk Pipkin (also known as that narcoleptic guy from The Sopranos) is available for radio, television and print in New York City from Feb 4 to 8.
View the trailer for Building Hope at: www.nobelity.org/films
All editions of the Book and DVD of Building Hope are available at www.nobelity.org
Media enquiries contact:
PR by the Book
, firstname.lastname@example.org (
512) 501-4399 ext. 701
The Nobelity Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to basic rights for all children.
For more info on The Nobelity Project & the Kenyan Schools Fund:
Contact: Christy Pipkin Christy@nobelity.org
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