10.8.10 :: Threads of Hope premiere & after party with Phillip LaRue

I’ll be there, will you?  Tickets go on sale Aug. 2 and the first 30 people to buy a ticket get a FREE copy of Josh Wilson’s album, Life is Not a Snapshot! To find out more about Threads of Hope and to buy your tickets, head on over to ferashafilms.com!


Philadelphia-based Ferasha Films in partnership with Servants to Asia’s Urban Poor premieres “Threads of Hope,” the story of hope and triumph for underclass women inKolkata, India. The event includes an after party with musician Phillip LaRue. PHILADELPHIA (July 6, 2010) — From the impoverished streets of Kolkata, India comes Threads of Hope, a 30-minute documentaryContinue reading ““THREADS OF HOPE” TELLS STORY OF NEW LIFE FOR WOMEN IN INDIA’S SLUMS”

Documentary Film “Umuryango” Tells Plight of Rwanda Street Children

The 1994 Rwanda genocide left thousands of children as victims and orphans. This is a documentary about the ones left behind. My dear friend, Amanda Ibrahim, has been working her little keister off the past year on Umuryango while going to college, completing an internship, and accomplishing many other things too numerous to list.  IContinue reading “Documentary Film “Umuryango” Tells Plight of Rwanda Street Children”

Rwanda :: Freedom Reigns In This Place

Recently, Amanda Ibrahim, a student at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA went to Umuryango, a Christian orphanage near Kigali, Rwanda. She graciously allowed me to post some of her thoughts and photographs from her life-changing trip. You can read even more at Amanda’s trip blog here. She also filmed a documentary while working with herContinue reading “Rwanda :: Freedom Reigns In This Place”

My Musical Genius Friend, Amanda

Here’s a Zeta Violin for Amanda. In my wanderings around musical circles, I’ve been thrilled to meet very talented people. Some of those people have come from my own church, youth group, or by association with these folks. My friend, Amanda Ibrahim, is a musical genius. I met Amanda through my adopted little sister, MaryContinue reading “My Musical Genius Friend, Amanda”