It has now been four years since we started filming Councilwoman Carmen Castillo's journey as a hotel housekeeper in political office. Yikes!
This year has brought exciting news... Read more
Just a brief update for those following the film.
In a nutshell, we are editing.
We have hours and hours of footage to go through and that takes time. We... Read more
Carmen and her counterpart, State Representative Grace Diaz, both won hard fought primary campaigns on Tuesday night, and will run unopposed in November. This, after a disappointing spring... Read more
Athena Film Festival
A couple exciting updates.
The Rhode Island Council on the Humanities has given us a $5,000 grant to work on the script for the film. We will be scripting... Read more
Shooting the film!
As the year draws to a close, we bring news of a successful year for the film. Your support of the Kickstarter campaign launched us into full production mode, and... Read more
What a journey! It is amazing to witness all of you, from such a wide range of geographic locations and life experiences, come together to make this film a reality.... Read more
WE DID IT!
You, the "crowd" in crowd-funding, made this happen.
THANK YOU for donating.
THANK YOU for emailing friends.
THANK YOU for posting online.
THANK YOU for increasing your pledge.
THANK YOU... Read more
The new week brings just three days left in our campaign. Thanks to you, we are well on our way!!
If every backer increased their pledge by $14 – or... Read more
On IndieWire. Please vote!
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We are up for Project of the Week on IndieWire.It's great exposure for the project!! Please vote for us! It only takes a moment. And spread... Read more
On the Move!
Thanks to all of our 153 backers! We are getting close to the end with 73% and just 8 days to go!! I am humbled and grateful to have... Read more
Across the Nation!
Weekend Update -
We did it!! 50% funded! Now let's do 60% by Tuesday!
This is a community effort, across the country. Thanks to everyone who is a part of... Read more
We are just halfway through the week and already hit 36% and 90 backers! Thanks to all of you who backed the project and told your friends about it.... Read more
Thanks to you, we reached 23% our first week!!
What an exhilarating first week on Kickstarter! Thanks to YOU we are well on our way to reaching our goal.
American Public Media is in synch with us! They just... Read more
What a great launch! Thank you!
We are on location filming the City Council meeting tonight. Thanks to everyone for such a great launch today!!