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Drawing the Tiger Continues

Drawing the Tiger: The Next Chapter(s)

Scott and I are continuing our work with the Darnal family—we have completed a new film, have another one in the works, and are helping the kids complete their education. I left for Nepal last Tuesday to visit the family in their new home outside of Kathmandu. I will keep track

Drawing the Tiger Travels to Nepal (Part Two)

Drawing the Tiger Travels to Nepal: Part Two—We have returned! This is Part Two of our Nepal updates. If you did not receive Drawing the Tiger Travels to Nepal: Part One that we sent back in December, you can read it here . If you are busy and don’t have time to get caught up right now, we summarize the

Traveling with the Tiger

Here is a Drawing the Tiger update— Last month Amy went to Malaysia to screen the film at a festival and to show Kumar, the protagonist, the movie for the first time. She was nervous. Here is what happened. View this email in your browser Drawing the Tiger in Malaysia: The

Drawing the Tiger in Toronto!

 

Amid horrible news out of Nepal, we are hoping that our world premiere screenings at Hot Docs will be a platform for conversation about how best we can direct support efforts. We have been busy just arriving and getting oriented, and have not yet quite had time to take it all in and assimilate the news to understand it

Drawing the Tiger: 11 days left to get this this film to its WORLD PREMIERE!

Y’all! Supporters of Drawing the Tiger (Formerly called The Girl Who Knew Too Much),

Things are exciting!

We are exactly ONE MONTH away from Drawing the Tiger’s World Premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival!

I just love saying that—WORLD PREMIERE!

We have 44% of our Kickstarter goal with 11 days to go. ELEVEN DAYS! 

If you have not had a chance

GUEST POST: Longtime DtT Pal Rides Along in Bad Animals Mixing Session

Today for your Tiger-Drawing pleasure, I present this guest blog from none other than Phil Wiltse, the fellow who introduced us to Nepal. Phil is one of those people you just don’t meet quite enough of in your lifetime.

Captain Wiltse joined us earlier this week at Bad Animals studios, where Drawing the Tiger’s audio is being mixed. Glad you

BIG NEWS (That We Can’t Tell You About)

Champers

(nope, still can’t tell)

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(the studio is buzzing pretty heavy :: clear the storyboard)

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The New Year, A New Chapter for Drawing the Tiger

Happy Happy New Year! Despite our personal filmmaking roller coaster angst (see below) and the heart-sinking chaos of the world, I believe 2015 is going to surprise us with its LOVE and ABUNDANCE. This world has an amazing capacity for both.

2014 was a big year. Like, HUGE! We finished the film (okay, all but music, sound, color and graphics)—and I can’t quite

We have news!!!

SOMEBODY PINCH ME!

 

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Somebody pinch me! We have a final cut of the film!!! After seven years, four trips to Nepal, collecting almost 200 hours of footage, countless hours of translating and seven months of editing, we have

Little Brag: Amy’s Letter Got Published in the New York Times!

Amy wrote a letter to the editor and the Times published it. Nice! (Scroll down on the linked page to see Amy’s letter in context, below the Libyan letter.)

Local support for smart girls

Re “This smart girl says thank you” (May 23): Nicholas Kristof celebrates