Brenda Brkusic's feature
documentary Freedom from Despair will have a world
premiere in the Amnesty International Film Festival which runs May 12-17 at
the DGA Theatre in Hollywood. Brenda's film is the only student film they
selected and they are screening it among the professional docs. According to
their website, they are the "largest Human Rights organization in the world"
and the films that they screen are "powerful stories of human struggle,
sacrifice, and triumph - some of the most noteworthy and celebrated
documentary films made here in the U.S. each year, including many that will
go on to air on PBS, HBO, or other networks." For more information, visit
her website at www.freedomfromdespair.com.
FREEDOM FROM DESPAIR
Director: Brenda Brkusic
Music by Nenad Bach
2004. USA/Croatia. 95min. English and Croatian, subtitled. WORLD PREMIERE