Three Rivers Film Festival http://wesa.fm en Western Europe Finds Common Ground in Braddock, PA http://wesa.fm/post/western-europe-finds-common-ground-braddock-pa <p>Recently a French film crew came to Braddock, PA sensing that the fate of Braddock might well be the same for Western Europe.</p><p>What they discovered is: From George Washington to Andrew Carnegie, through the French and Indian War, to the collapse of the steel industry, these few acres along the Monongahela River have always been a battleground.</p><p>The film <em><a href="http://program33.com/braddock-america/">Braddock America</a></em> – which played at the Cannes Film Festival and the Three Rivers Film Festival– lets the people of Braddock tell their stories, as they weave together the past, the present, and the future.</p><p>Co-directors <strong>Gabriella Kessler</strong> and<strong> <strong>Jean-Loïc Portron</strong></strong> have different backgrounds and experiences but they found common ground in Braddock.</p><p>http://youtu.be/bs9kKlapZfw Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:15:18 +0000 Heather McClain 20151 at http://wesa.fm Western Europe Finds Common Ground in Braddock, PA No Horizon Anymore: A Yearlong Journey at the Bottom of the World http://wesa.fm/post/no-horizon-anymore-yearlong-journey-bottom-world <p>When Keith Reimink graduated from film school in New York City it was just a year after 9/11, and there was no film work to be found anywhere in the city.</p><p>His solution? Get as far away as possible and work as a cook in the interior of Alaska. This job spawned fifteen years of cooking and traveling.</p><p>Reimink's travels eventually lead him to the South Pole in 2009 and resulted in the self-directed, self-funded documentary <em>No Horizon Anymore: A Year Long Journey at the Bottom of the World</em>.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:22:51 +0000 Katie Martin 19752 at http://wesa.fm No Horizon Anymore: A Yearlong Journey at the Bottom of the World Blood Brother Comes Back to Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/blood-brother-comes-back-pittsburgh <p>This week, the award-winning documentary, <a href="http://www.bloodbrotherfilm.com/"><em>Blood Brother</em></a> comes to Pittsburgh's&nbsp; Three Rivers film festival. It's about a remarkable Pittsburgh man named Rocky Braat, who has made a drastic change in his life in order to help others.</p><p>http://youtu.be/AE8mmV8eg3Y</p><p>Rocky made the decision to change his career path and gave up his life in the Steel City to go to India and live with children at an HIV/AIDS orphanage. &nbsp;His best friend from school, director Steve Hoover decided to follow Rocky and chronicle his journey. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:29:37 +0000 Nick Frost 19674 at http://wesa.fm Blood Brother Comes Back to Pittsburgh