Upon learning yesterday that Granito: How to Nail a Dictator did not make it onto the "short list" for the Oscar documentary nomination, we were crestfallen. But as the dogged San... Read more
Step 1 of our Oscar run completed - fingers crossed! Think positive!
We're pleased to let you know that step 1 in fulfilling the requirements for our indie run to Oscar consideration has been completed, thanks to your generous support. Here are... Read more
Granito Making Progress Toward Oscar Consideration
Dear Granitos - we're pleased to tell you that we had an amazing theatrical opening week in New York, which was extended for an additional week. Last night we had... Read more
Granitos, come hang with us!
Starting tonight, Wed Sept 14, and every evening through this Sun Sept 18, we'll be hanging out at the North Square lounge after the 7:40 PM showing of Granito: How... Read more
Would You Sponsor One Of Our NY Screenings?
Dear Granitobackers, granitos, the time has finally come for our Oscar qualification theatrical run in NY! We open a 9-day run tomorrow Wednesday Sept 14 at the IFC Center in... Read more
All Granitos Please Stand Up!
We gave a heartfelt thank you to all of our kickstarter backers present at the NY premiere of Granito and asked all granitos to please stand up - it was... Read more
"Granito" Theatrical Run in the Works!
We're really pleased to announce that we've made an agreement with Wendy Lidell of International Film Circuit whereby she will represent Granito: How to Nail a Dictator for a theatrical run this... Read more
Another Prize For Granito! Grand Prix at Paris Human Rights Fest!
Last night at the Paris International Human Rights Film Festival "Granito" won the Grand Prix for Best Creative Documentary! Onward to the Oscars! Adelante!
Thanks to all of you who... Read more
"Granito" Awarded Prize At Geneva Human Rights Film Festival!
We're very pleased to tell you that at the Geneva Human Rights Film Festival, "Granito" was awarded the Barbara Hendricks Foundation Peace & Reconciliation Prize in Honor of Sergio Vieira... Read more
Kick Start Your Day! And Someone Else's!
Sign encountered in our Sydney hotel as we were checking out today and getting ready to depart Australia for the European leg of our "Granito" global film festival tour. A... Read more
We're Getting There Thanks To You!
We're delighted to report that we're inching our way to passing the $15,000 mark in our first 10 days! Many thanks to Sundance for putting us so prominently on their... Read more
The Documentary Oscar Goes To...
So this year's documentary Oscar went to "Inside Job" (well deserved), a film that essentially seeks to nail the Wall St. financiers that unleashed the biggest financial crisis since the... Read more
Sundance Institute Backs "Granito" campaign!
Check out this short video about our "Granito" campaign just posted by the Sundance Institute - it's very exciting to receive their endorsement: http://tinyurl.com/4bny8y4
Pass it around - let's get... Read more
100 Backers and $7,500+ in 4 days!
Wow! We just hit the 100 Backers mark only 4 days into our campaign! What a great feeling to see so many friends and colleagues and people we've only just... Read more
An Amazing Start! And a New Reward!
After a 24-hour journey from Los Angeles to New Zealand (via Sydney) to present "Granito" at the Documentary Edge Film Festival in Auckland, it was so gratifying and exhilarating for... Read more