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Launching a Second Act as a Filmmaker

By Lynne Beverly Strang In October, I went to see Beyond Sixty Project in this year’s Washington West Film Festival held in Reston Town Center, Virginia. The 77-minute documentary features a series of interviews with 10 women over the age … Continue reading

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A Chinese Entrepreneur Makes Movies to Take on Social Issues

Zhang Wei earned millions as an entrepreneur who made video intercom doorbell systems in Shenzhen, China. In 2006, things changed in a big way. That’s when Zhang sold his company and started studying filmmaking. Today, the 49-year-old is a director who makes socially conscious movies. As explained … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Launches Anti-Bullying Project

Nancy Tedeschi knows what it’s like to be the victim of bullying. As a young girl, she struggled with her looks and the people who picked on her mercilessly. “They’d call me Bucky Beaver, and I was really skinny so they … Continue reading

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