Two JP-based independent filmmakers, Michaela O'Brien and Melissa Langer, will be holding a fundraiser to raise post-production funds for In Crystal Skin, a documentary based in Bogotá, Colombia that traces the lives of four individuals living with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare disease that affects 1 in 50,000 people. They will be screening their trailer and displaying photography for sale. Join them for free food, drinks and raffle prizes from local JP stores! The event is on Thursday, April 18th from 7:30 - 11pm at theAviary Gallery in JP.
MORE ABOUT THE FILM:
In Crystal Skinis a lyrical portrait of four individuals challenged by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare disease that affects 1 in 50,000 people.
This documentary revealsthe untold story of a tireless global network of
individuals, parents and doctors battling to find a cure. It follows two sisters
with EB who live in a crowded orphanage in Bogotá, Colombia. As their story
unfolds, the film explores the private lives of two other individuals battling EB:
a ten-year-old girl as she is shepherded across the threshold of a complicated
adolescence by her devoted mother and a middle-aged messenger searching
East Boston, MA: The World Peace Mural Tour will make its way to Boston for a special 4th of July Independence Day installation of a “Handwritten Mural” by renowned Miami artist, Renda Writer. The artist will install a “World Peace” mural on the main exterior wall of Iglesias Bautista Sendas de Fe in East Boston (316 East Meridian St., Boston, MA 02128) on July 4th, starting at 10am. The mural will include the phrase “WORD PEACE” spray-painted repetitiously, in a patriotic mix of red, white, and blue. For more details, check the World Peace Mural Tour Facebook Event.
Boston is the first stop on the “World Peace Mural Tour.” The five-city tour will make its way to Detroit in late July and will then head back East to create murals in Philadelphia and Washington DC in August and New York in September.
The World Peace Mural Tour is an artistic campaign and an ongoing art installation project aimed at enacting worldwide change through the power of the written word and the energy behind the w…