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Sunday, July 14, 2019

7/15/19 @9:45am pst - Alex Azmi, an Emmy Award Winner Filmmaker, joined Janeane to talk about his award-winning documentary, Violet is Blue: A Tale of Gibbons and Guardians



LISTEN to today's feature conversation with
Alex Azmi.



Alex Azmi is an Emmy Award Winner Filmmaker based in Los Angeles, CA. He is interested in documentaries and narrative films that deal with social and human issues. Alex is dedicated to producing high quality films in collaboration with talented artists in the US and around the world. 

ABOUT THE FILM

This heartwarming, sometimes heart-wrenching cinematic documentary will draw you into a world the likes of which you've never seen. A fascinating society of Gibbons and their Guardians in a remote conservation center. Adversity will test the center's resolve, yet the fun and joys of these singing apes, especially Violet, will capture your soul.

The film also highlights the plight of the gibbons in the wild and the sacrifices of the people who love and care for them. The film shows the leadership of a few women who, at the time of crisis and despite the personal cost, rose to face major challenges and save a center.



LOS ANGELES – June 24, 2019 -- Violet is Blue: A Tale of Gibbons and Guardians, an award-winning short documentary, will screen at LA Film School on Saturday, July 20th at 7:00 PM. The screening will be followed by a Q&A and reception. Proceeds will go to The Gibbon Conservation Center, a 501-C3 a not for profit corporation.


From Emmy Award winner Executive Producer/Director Alex Azmi, Producer/Editor Saturn Award winner Michael Thau and Producer Dan Watt, comes this heartwarming, sometimes heart-wrenching cinematic documentary that will draw you into a world you’ve never seen before: a fascinating society of Gibbons and their Guardians in a remote Conservation Center. As adversity tests the Center's resolve, the fun and joy of these singing apes- especially Violet, will capture your soul.



The film displays the leadership of a few women who, at the time of crisis and despite the personal cost, rose to face major challenges and save The Gibbon Conservation Center in Santa Clarita. Violet is Blue also highlights the plight of the gibbons in the wild and the sacrifices of the people who love and care for them. These animals exist in the shadow of extinction, facing numerous challenges including deforestation, hunting, and the illegal wildlife trade.


AWARD WINNING DOC SHORT “VIOLET IS BLUE: A TALE OF GIBBONS AND GUARDIANS” SPECIAL SCREENING

Screening to be Fundraiser for The Gibbon Conversation Center on 7/20 at LA Film School


Gibbon Conservation Center 

A non-profit center to promote the conservation, study and care of gibbons through public education and habitat preservation

https://www.gibboncenter.org/

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