Great Films for a Great Cause: Dark Days

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Great Films for a Great Cause: Dark Days
Time: 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
EMAX

Dark Days Movie

The Great Film:  
 
Dark Days is a documentary made by Marc Singer, a British filmmaker. The film follows a group of people living in an abandoned section of the New York City underground railway system, more precisely the area of the so called Freedom Tunnel. When he relocated from London to Manhattan, Marc Singer was struck by the number of homeless people he had seen throughout the city. After living with them for a number of months, he decided to create a documentary in order to help them financially. The film's crew consisted of the subjects themselves, who rigged up makeshift lighting and steadicam dollies, and learned to use a 16mm camera with black & white Kodak film. Singer himself had never been a filmmaker before, and saw the production of Dark Days as a means of gaining better accommodations for the residents of the tunnel. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Days_(film)

 
The Great Cause:
 
Project Hawai'i, Inc
Mission: To enhance the lives of homeless children though interactive solutions to help them end the cycle of homelessness.

This is our 10th year on the islands of Hawai'i. Typically each year we are able to help over 1,000 children between the islands of Hawai'i and O'ahu. We have successfully provide holiday meals, parties, gifts, to hundreds living in poverty or homeless situations.

Every month we provide emergency care, hygiene, food and clothing to those living homeless along the waters edge and those high in the mountains.
This is our 6th year providing the free summer camp activities. We plan to expand our summer camp to those on the island of O'ahu for 2012 as well.

Project Hawai'i, Inc
P.O. Box 1844
Kea'au, HI 96749
Phone: (808) 987-6018
Email: info@ProjectHawaii.net
http://www.helpthehomelesskeiki.org/

Admission by Donation. All donations go directly to the charity. Suggested $5 to $10.

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