Dan Eldon was a passionate activist, artist and photo journalist. He was fearless in his quest to help others and in his desire to tell the stories that others were not. Sadly at the age of twenty-two, Dan was killed while working as a photo-journalist in Somalia. His work has appeared in several art journals and exhibitions inspiring people around the world.
A Ride With Matt is a joint feature documentary about Huntington’s Disease as well as a charity fundraising effort. The film explores the history of the disease, who it effects, the families coping with it, and researchers and doctors looking for a cure.
Erica emigrated with her family to the farming community of Oxnard from Mexico when she was 12 years old. She soon developed a strong bond with the community based on common experiences and relationships with groups and individuals in Oxnard. After learning that the wealthiest mining corporation in the world planned to develop an LNG pipeline from 13 miles offshore to the mainland, she became concerned. When Erica learned that the company's plan— based on the politics of wealthier surrounding communities —involved the construction of a major pipeline through Oxnard, she knew she had to act.
Produced by The Institute for Advancing Unity/The Working Group