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The Filmakers


Doria Bramante
(Producer/Director)
A graduate of New York University and an award winning theater artist. She has been following the Bhutanese refugees from camp to her home town in America for the past six years. She serves as a board member for the International Campaign for Human Rights in Bhutan and has been an active supporter of the Bhutanese Community in America since 2008.


Markus Weinfurter
(Producer/ Director)
Filmmaker, political scientist, theater artist, humanitarian. Markus has traveled the world telling stories that champion the human spirit. Being a descendent of refugees himself, his four years working with the Bhutanese has been an especially important experience.




Marc Dole
(Editor) Marc Dole, Producer/Director/Father of four daughters with mitochondrial disease. Marc is the owner and founder of the award winning Hatchling Studios, an alumni member of the New Hampshire Film Commission, Speaker, Panelist and Filmmaker. His films, including The Toll, Endurance Challenge, and The Norman Rockwell Code, have screened at over 100 film festivals, with 12 “best of” awards.



Dr. Adam Fish
(Producer) is a cultural anthropologist and media studies scholar currently lecturing in the Sociology Department at Lancaster University. He investigates the interface of economic and political power, cultural discourses and practices, and networked communication technologies. He is also a documentary producer having made 15 television documentaries for Current TV on Iraqi refugees, divided cities in Belfast and Jerusalem, indigenous tourism in Native America, Viking longhouses in Iceland, religious fundamentalists in Kentucky, and revolutions in central Asia for broadcast on cable and satellite television. 

 

Partners

UN
Bhutanese Community of New Hampshire
(Fiscal Sponsor) BCNH
is a non-profit organization founded by a group of newly arrived Bhutanese refugees for resettlement in New Hampshire. The mission of BCNH is to consistently and effectively provide excellent and accessible community services to all Bhutanese communities resettled and in the process of resettling in New Hampshire. These services help Bhutanese communities in New Hampshire to obtain the basic resources, community base services, and dissemination of information related to various jobs, skills and health trainings to build productive and self-sufficient Bhutanese community in the state.

In a nutshell, the central mission of BCNH is to create enduring legacy for future generations of Bhutanese community in New Hampshire through stewardship of Bhutanese heritage. http://www.bhutanesecommunitynh.org





World Affairs Council New Hampshire

(Partner)
The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire is the state’s only non-profit, non-partisan organization devoted solely to fostering learning, discussion and citizen involvement in world affairs by providing programs for the public, hosting international visitors and enriching global education in our schools. The Council is also the only Granite State member  of the World Affairs Councils of America and Global Ties U.S. www.wacnh.org




Hindu American Foundaition
(Partner)
The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) is an advocacy organization for the Hindu American community. The Foundation educates the public about Hinduism, speaks out about issues affecting Hindus worldwide, and builds bridges with institutions and individuals whose work aligns with HAF’s objectives. HAF focuses on human and civil rights, public policy, media, academia, and interfaith relations. Through its advocacy efforts, HAF seeks to cultivate leaders and empower future generations of Hindu Americans.

The Hindu American Foundation is not affiliated with any religious or political organizations or entities. HAF seeks to serve Hindu Americans across all sampradayas (Hindu religious traditions) regardless of race, color, national origin, citizenship, caste, gender, sexual orientation, age and/or disability.  
www.hafsite.org/



Sponsors/ Grants


U.S Embassy, Nepal

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Humanities Council of New Hampshire