H.O.P.E. Was Here: A Volunteer Travel Documentary Trailer

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Affluent, Boston-based college students embark on a weeklong goodwill trip to the slums of Lima, Peru in this hour-long feature about the phenomenon of volunteer vacations—also known as "voluntourism" or service trips—which have fast become both a hallmark of global citizenry and a point of controversy for socially conscious millenials.

WINNER: Bronze Palm Award, Mexico International Film Festival
WINNER: Award of Merit, The Indie Fest
NOMINEE: Best Documentary, Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival
NOMINEE: Best Original Score - Documentary, Hollywood Music in Media Awards
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Hoboken International Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Llanberis Mountain Film Festival

Visit hopewasherefilm.com for more, or watch on Amazon or Hulu.

       
     
H.O.P.E. Was Here: First Day at Fe y Alegria

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College students from Boston hit the language barrier as they work and play with children at Fe y Alegria, a public school in impoverished Lima, Peru, in H.O.P.E. Was Here.

       
     
H.O.P.E. Was Here: The Trip to Jhonny's House

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College students from Boston travel by motocar through the dirt roads of Lima, Peru to visit their new friend, Jhonny, in H.O.P.E. Was Here.

       
     
COMlife S2 E1: Dancing in September

Creator, Producer/Editor (Seasons 1-2, 18 episodes)

Boston University's College of Communication (COM) wanted to move away from the polish of traditional marketing by creating its own version of The Real World, which would give prospective students an unprecedented look at what life at BU is really like. COMlife is a doc/reality web series chronicling the journey of three COM studentsAlexa, Jason, and Katethrough their four years on campus, from freshman move-in to graduation. To maintain authenticity, the cast and their friends film most of the material themselves using their own phones.

WINNER: Telly, Best Online Programming                                                       
WINNER: TV.com, Best Non-Fiction Web Series

This clip is an excerpt from Season 2, Episode 1. For all 5 seasons visit youtube.com/bucomugrad.

       
     
COMlife S2 E8: Saying Goodbye to May

Creator, Producer/Editor (Seasons 1-2, 18 episodes)

An excerpt from Season 2 Episode 8 of COMlife, a doc/reality web series chronicling the journey of three Boston University studentsAlexa, Jason, and Katethrough their four years at BU's College of Communication (COM).

After bringing record application numbers to COM in its first season, COMlife has since become the school's premiere recruiting and retention tool.

For all 5 seasons visit youtube.com/bucomugrad.