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Report From the Field (or: Amy’s On Fire)

Herewith, a mid-journey post from Amy

It’s working!

Getting on the flight to Kathmandu, I already felt a bit overwhelmed. I have an ambitious agenda here for 11 days, in a somewhat unpredictable city, and I had just been in bed feeling gross with a cold two days before.

My goals here:

To get the teenaged Darnal kids enrolled in

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 Three)

The final installment in our series about our Fall 2015 trip to Nepal

When we returned to Kathmandu after the village, we had one week left of our trip and it was PACKED.

We still had a screening at the US embassy, three suicide awareness workshops—one at Fulbright and two at government schools, a series

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

Amy’s Malaysia Adventure, Pt. One

TRAVEL WITH A TWOFOLD MISSION IMG_3810Cutest. Airplane. Ever.

Amy here. I am sitting in the Taipei airport on the way to Malaysia. I am excited, nervous, excited. Ramyata, our co-director (a super kick-a** journalist) is meeting me in Kuala

Earthquake

On April 25th, 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. If you wish to support relief efforts, we’ve listed a couple of organizations we believe are doing a good job.

General, Nepal-wide relief efforts:

Oxfam Canada Catholic Relief Services Heart and Mind International (offering mental health and psychosocial relief)

To support the Darnal family directly, please

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

It’s ON, people! Drawing the Tiger Kickstarter is GO

We are launching a new Kickstarter project. By the time you read these words, our 2015 Finishing Funds Kickstarter campaign should be launched. And brace yourself, we’ll be making some noise for a little while!

DRAWING the TIGER’s Kickstarter Campaign

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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

Amy’s TEDx Talk is NOW LIVE!

Please have a look at the final video from Amy’s TEDx Monterey talk!

If you feel inspired to support the project, today (Tuesday the 6th of May, thru midnight) is GiveBig day, and any donation you make THROUGH THIS LINK will be 100% tax deductible and will be S T R E T C H E D !!!