“Filled with breathtaking images. But beneath the lovely geography lurked the dark secret ” – Desert Riders — , Vancouver Sun
About FilmblancFilmblanc is an international film production company created by Noemi Weis in 1998 with a clear mission of bringing the world together. Before globalization was a common term and long before emails were the way of communication, Noemi Weis envisioned an interconnected partnerships between producers from around the world in order to nurture and provide creative people the means to produce their dreams anywhere in the world. [ Read more ]
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CBC’s Documentary Channel , Feature Program- October 23rd at 6PM ET
“Argentine filmmaker Noemi Weis beautifully documents the grandmothers’ painstaking work and its results – dramatic, inspiring and sometimes controversial – as the women make contact with grandchildren who have grown up living lies created by their adoptive parents. Their tireless work continues today: the justice they are seeking for their children’s murder, their drive to find their grandchildren, and their international status speaking out for family reunification”. by CBC.ca
We are pleased to announce the official USA release of Abuelas- Grandmothers on a Mission by Women Make Movies.
“If I didn’t watch Teaching the Life of Music that night, this would never have happened”, says Ken Lewis with deep emotion as he picks up the donated instruments. Thank you to all donors, you will enrich the spirit of many children and their families!
After watching Teaching the Life of Music on TV, Ken Lewis from northern Ontario was so inspired by the film that started his quest on getting support from the community to open a Sistema like program in the area. Ken’s effort are paying off and a new Sistema is announced to open in Midland, Ontario in the spring of 2014. Filmblanc is supporting the initiative with an outreach program through social media to gather gently used instruments to help launch this program. For donations and info please contact us.
Desert Riders has been selected in competition for the Audience Award at the
International Human Rights Film Festival of Uruguay- TENEMOS QUE VER-
June 17th to 21st , 2013
After a successful screening organized by the Documentary Organization of Canada, Teaching the Life of Music inspires the start of a new Sistema to open its doors in the Jane and Finch neighbourhood in Toronto this coming fall.