THE story of THE stuff interactive screening
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
DEAUVILLE BEACH RESORT
THE STORY OF THE STUFF, a web documentary by Ashley Maynor, an investigation into America’s obsession with temporary memorials. It tracks what happens to more than half a million letters, 65,000 teddy bears, and hundreds of thousands of other packages, donations, and condolence items sent to Newtown, Connecticut, in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting.
This Interactive Screening will be accompanied by "The Story of the Stuff" Exhibit Installation at FilmGate Interactive Creative Conference 2016
Ashley Maynor is an award-winning filmmaker, producer, and librarian. Her previous documentary, FOR MEMORIES SAKE, screened in the USA and Europe at venues including Library of Congress, the Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers, and at many film festivals. She is a past recipient of the Sundance Institute's Sheila C. Johnson Creative Producing Fellowship and the American Library Association's Justin Winsor Prize. Her work has been supported by the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the Austin Film Society, the Southern Humanities Media Fund and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.