"Where There's Breathe There's Hope!"
A civil rights lawyer, Laura turned to filmmaking as a more personally satisfying and effective way to give voice to vulnerable people and to help get their stories out to a wider audience. Healing Neen is her second award-winning documentary project. To learn more about Laura’s work, visit www.inthehollowfilms.com
A freelance editor and producer, Thom has worked for two decades in a variety of television and film programming. Documentary films allow him to flex his creative muscles while satisfying his deep-rooted sense of social justice. To learn more about Thom’s work, visit www.juxtapostedit.com
An independent, restless spirit, Caleb Stine flies his Americana music just under the mainstream radar. Logging miles on blue highways and grain-lined interstates, he plays his down to earth songs in dive bars, rock clubs and symphony halls. Passionate live shows and four self-released albums have gained Stine a grass-roots following that’s had the Baltimore Sun call him the “lynchpin of the Baltimore folk scene.” To learn more about Caleb’s music, visit www.calebstine.com.
Ben is a visual artist, director and cinematographer. After earning a BFA in Film and Television from the Tisch School of the Arts in New York City, he completed his first short fiction film “riverrun” in 2003. He has shot and directed films and videos from India to Palestine/Israel to his hometown of Baltimore. To learn more about Ben’s work, visit www.sabreenanow.com.
Tonier travels the country screening Healing Neen to audiences of professionals in a wide-variety of systems, including corrections, mental health, juvenile justice, substance abuse and social services. Her passion is working one-on-one with people still struggling to recover from the consequences of trauma.
Diana is a filmmaker in Baltimore City. www.gallery144productions.com.