"Crossing the River" received Best Short award at NUHO Online Film Festival!
Just wanted to let our amazing backers know that we won the Best Short award at the NUHO Online Film Festival! So thrilled and honored!!
Hope this finds... Read more
2 upcoming festivals
I wanted to let you know that CTR is screening in two upcoming festivals.
Currently it is screening for free from Feb. 7-28 on NUHO's (New Hollywood Online... Read more
Desiree Ross and Big Apple Film Festival
Hi all -
Hope you are having a lovely fall. I wanted to give you a couple of updates.
This Thursday Nov. 7, "Crossing the River" will be playing at... Read more
South Carolina premiere and more
I'm sure those of you based in SC have heard by now that we will be doing a special screening of "Crossing the River" at the Fine Arts... Read more
3 more screenings
Wanted to give you a few updates.
First of all, the Secret Theater screening was really special. It was wonderful to have Tammy Arnstein (Co-Producer) and Bruce Smolanoff... Read more
DANCES WITH FILMS!!!
THRILLED to announce that "Crossing the River" will screen in the competition shorts section at Dances With Films at the famous Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 1st... Read more
WKCR radio interview tomorrow night!
One more update: just received the news that my interview with WKCR 89.9 FM NY will air tomorrow night, Tuesday April 30th from 9:30-10 pm EST. You can either tune... Read more
April 2013 news
Have several things to share.
Once again, "Crossing the River" will screen at WAMMFest (Women and Minorities in Media) this Tuesday night, April 9th in the 7-9:30... Read more
Screening times for WAMMFest
Hi there --
I am spending some time looking into a screening location in NY, but in the meantime the WAMMFest (Women and Minorities in Media Festival) screening is coming... Read more
"Crossing the River" to screen at WAMMFest 2013!
Wanted to let you know that "Crossing the River" will be screening in April at WAMMFest (Women and Minorities in Media Film Festival) in Maryland!
We are excited... Read more
Walking around my neighborhood with the leaves blowing and winds chilling me and my daughter, I was reminded of this time last year. The Kickstarter campaign for "Crossing... Read more
I know it has been awhile since my last update. A lot has been happening: completing sound mix, doing a re-edit to bring the film from 17 1/2... Read more
August 2012 thoughts
It has been some time since my last post. The film has been in the hands of many able folks, through editing, color correction, sound design, and sound mix. We... Read more
Front page news!
I wanted to share a front page story in the Camden Chronicle-Independent about "Crossing the River"! It was particularly exciting and meaningful for me, as I lived as... Read more
Interview with producer Tammy Arnstein!
Hi there - wanted to quickly share an illuminating interview with Producer Tammy Arnstein about her experiences as a proponent of social justice and her reflections on producing CROSSING THE... Read more
Wanted to send a couple more photos.. Producer Tammy Arnstein can be seen in one of these!
Also, there is another interview on our site with Mark Potok... Read more
News to share
So much to share.. think I will break it into separate posts.
At the moment, the footage is in the hands of our very capable editor Matt Sarno.... Read more
Footage is in the can!!
Back in NYC from the 4-day shoot in South Carolina... Still processing all that happened during the week + that we were there. Hard to believe what we... Read more
Shoot day 1
Driving to day 1 of CROSSING THE RIVER. This wouldn't be happening without you all of you and just wanted to say thank you!!! Much love and more soon, Emilie
Back from the scout
We are freshly back from our scout to SC and I must say it was illuminating. We certainly fit a lot in in our 3 days there.
I... Read more
Come along for the ride..
My Co-Producer Tammy Arnstein, DP Matthew Woolf, and myself are headed down to South Carolina this weekend headlong into a jam-packed schedule including going to a play with... Read more
I wanted to fill you in on what's been happening here in "Crossing the River"-land. A lot, actually!!! In addition to refining the script (on draft 8 now),... Read more
Indiewire's Project of the Week - voting ends tomorrow/Tuesday @ 11 am EST
Hope everyone has had a wonderful holiday so far.
I wanted to ask one last time if you could possibly take a moment (truly, it takes 5... Read more
Indiewire's Project of the Day
I wanted to let you know "Crossing the River" was chosen for Indiewire's Project of the Day and we are now up for Project of the Week! If... Read more
Thank you so very much!!!!
Education Curriculum, call for support, and HerFilm
Dear fabulous CROSSING THE RIVER backer,
From the bottom of my heart, I wanted to express my gratitude for your generosity in support of this important project! We have 103... Read more