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Director of Media
The MY HERO Project
EVA HALLER: A WORK IN PROGRESS IS AN OFFICIAL SELECTION AT THE 2017 INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE
LOS ANGELES, CA – 5/2/17- The MY HERO Project documentary “Eva Haller: A Work in Progress” is an official selection of the 2017 Independent Filmmaker Showcase in Los Angeles. The film, directed by MY HERO co-founder and director Jeanne Meyers, will hold its Los Angeles premiere at 4pm on May 3, 2017, at the Pacific Theaters at The Grove.
“Eva Haller: A Work in Progress” had its world premiere in 2016 at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The short film shares life lessons from 86-year-old Eva Haller, a holocaust survivor who, as a child, persuaded a Nazi officer that she was too young to die. Her older brother, however, did not survive the war and Haller dedicated her life to mentoring artists, scientists and others who shared a passion for social activism.
|Eva Haller in India
Haller was the first recipient of the first Forbes Mentoring Award in 2013 and was awarded The MY HERO Project’s first annual Women Transforming Media Award in 2016. Haller serves as a board member for Women for Women International, A Blade of Grass, Culture Project, Video Volunteers, Free the Children, Creative Visions Foundation and the Rubin Museum of Art. She is also a trustee of the University of California at Santa Barbara Foundation.
|Eva Haller with Primatologist Jane Goodall
The mission of the Independent Film Showcase is to support innovative cinema from around the world, The annual film fetival is held in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Hollywood and Santa Monica and features films from emerging artists as well as established filmmakers.
The MY HERO Project is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to sharing the best of humanity, one story at a time. MY HERO’s free, globally accessible database hosts the world’s largest archive of hero themed stories, short films, music and art. For more information, please visit our website (www.myhero.com).
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