Update: Filmmaker Kiera Lewis and Co-producer Cory Bratton have been invited to screen Dates for Coffee at an event hosted by START.ACT.LEAD in Salalah, Oman, this September 2016.
Stay tuned for the latest while they travel to the Middle East to start shifting the conversation on war and peace.
We're proud to announce that world music artist and composer Todd Roach has come on to score Dates for Coffee. A St. Louis native, Roach has for twenty-five years studied the rhythms of percussion instruments from around the world, including most notably, Turkey, Armenia, and the Arab Gulf.
Check out Todd and his band Dunham Shoe Factory.
May 30, 2014 (hour 2) An hour spent discussing two local events with an international flavor. Cyndal Ellis of Sobo Dance Studio discusses next week’s performance and workshop on the South Indian Classical Dance known as Bharata Natyam, featuring Jaan Freeman. Then Kiera Lewis invites people to Saturday’s Masquerade Ball at the Stone Church in support of her documentary, Dates for Coffee.
Keene Sentinel - The World Masquerade Ball is this Saturday, May 31, from 7 to 11 p.m. at The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. The event will feature live entertainment, refreshments and an auction of masks created by local artists. Formal attire and a mask are required for admittance. An unmasking will end the evening’s festivities.Read More
By Wendy M. Levy/The Commons
In “Dates For Coffee,” the viewer is reminded things are not always as they seem. Seemingly innocuous cultural differences can lead to dangerous misunderstandings.
The title alone has disparate meanings, depending on one’s background.Read More
Get dressed up and spend a night out on Saturday, May 31, for The World Masquerade Ball, a benefit for the film Dates for Coffee.
The event runs from 7 to 11 p.m., and takes place at The Stone Church, 210 Main St. It promises to be a magical evening of enchanting live entertainment, refreshments, dancing, lively conversation and an auction of masks created by local artists. Formal attire and a mask are required for admittance. An unmasking will end the evening’s festivities.Read More
On Saturday, May 31, at 8 p.m., there’s going to be a fundrasing masquerade ball (yes, a masquerade ball) at the Stone Church at 210 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt., for the purpose of creating an original musical score for “Dates for Coffee.” Once through the portals — which open at 7 p.m. — all within will be treated to a just-wrapped trailer for the forthcoming independent film, subtitled as “A Peacebuilding Documentary.” Its main thrust is the connecting of cultural root-systems and the undercutting of all the politically correct madness that passes for international relations.Read More