-Bel Son Productions raised $1.800 through a Kickstarter campaign (thank you!)
-Bel Son Productions partnered with Film Marketing Services
-Kenbe La ~ Hold On screened at the University of Chicago
-Carolyn traveled to Foyer Maurice Sixto in Haiti to bring over 30 string instruments. Read more about her experience here.
- Carolyn presented Kenbe La~ Hold On in Milwaukee, WI at the Dreams and Reality film festival.
-Stephen presented Kenbe La ~ Hold On to a small crowd of young artists and entrepreneurs in Seattle, WA
-Carolyn presented Kenbe La ~ Hold On with the UCC to help raise $270 for music scholarships for students at Foyer Maurice Sixto
-Kenbe La ~ Hold On became available online on IndieFlix. Check it out here!
-Carolyn returned to Haiti to teach and film in Haiti and Foyer Maurice Sixto. Thanks to some generous donations she was able to add a snare drum, xylophone, trombone, and a few guitar strings to their stock of instruments and 9 cellos (Thank you Stringworks!).
-Bel Son Productions announced collaboration with Seattle based artist and journalist, Christine Beaderstadt to begin a multimedia project which examines Indian Women’s dress and the effects of Globalization. More information about Time and Place here.
Bel Son Productions began an Indiegogo campaign for Time and Place: Indian Women’s Ornamentation and Globalization
-Carolyn produced a short film for the “This is Lawrence” video series in which the viewer meets Gessoit and follow his incredible journey from Jacmel, Haiti, to Appleton, Wisconsin. View the film here.
-Carolyn presented Kenbe La ~ Hold On at Lawrence University for the Haiti Symposium
-The University of Notre Dame has purchased a copy of Kenbe La ~ Hold On for their university library.
-The Indiegogo campaign for Time and Place raised nearly $6,000 through online support and in-kind donations (over half of our goal)
-Stephen and Christine began research and interviewing Indian women living in Seattle. Check out their interviews with Nazleen and Neha.
-Excerpts of Kenbe La were shown at Crossing Borders Music Collective's November 30th concert at Unity Temple in Oak Park, IL
-Kenbe La ~ Hold On is being updated for HD viewing online and will soon be available through the online viewing site, Roku.
Thanks again and have a happy holidays!
Carolyn and Stephen