The documentary is this year’s Bronze Telly Winner in the category of Television: Social Responsibility. “With a record-shattering number of entries, this year’s Telly Award entrants truly represent the most innovative video and television work being made for all screens,” says Sabrina Dridje, Managing Director of The Telly Awards.
We are particularly delighted that the film showcases the work of several of our Atlanta-area partners. Featured on the film are Justina Dix of Summerhill Community Ministries, LaTonya Gates-Boston of PAWKids, Benjamin Wills of Peace Preparatory Academy, and Drew Henley of Redeemer Community Church. Leaders like these are working with their neighbors to reach hundreds of kids and families in under-resourced neighborhoods across the Southeastern US.
The half-hour show is part of Visionaries 23rd season, now airing on public television stations across the U.S. Check back here for other air dates as we know them, or see the regularly updated Visionaries carriage site for viewing times in your area.
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The Visionaries documentary series is hosted by acclaimed actor Sam Waterston of HBO’s The Newsroom and Grace and Frankie and formerly of Law & Order. It highlights the rarely told stories of individuals and non-profit organizations who create positive change throughout the world. Visionaries is the winner of several Telly Awards and an Emmy nomination for Best Documentary. It has produced over 220 documentaries for its nationally broadcast public television series.
Visionaries founder and executive producer Bill Mosher said, “Viewers will be astounded to discover people just like them who are changing the world in ways they can replicate in their own cities and towns. That is the really exciting thing – we are spreading positive solutions across the country.”
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