David Binder‘s (Film & Video Fellow ’11) award winning documentary film Calling My Children is screening at the United States Capitol July 25, 2012 in coordination with the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington DC, July 22-27.
Calling My Children (watch an excerpt, above) is an intimate portrayal of the effects of love and loss on one family’s struggle for unity. Gail Farrow was a 27-year-old woman, the mother of four sons, who died of AIDS in 1989. David began this project in 1988 when, as a photojournalist, he first started documenting the last year of Gail’s life and her family’s adjustment to their lives without her. The film explores how, twenty years after her death, Gail’s hopes for her family collide with the reality of their lives. David is also installing an exhibition of photographs from this 24-year project, in conjunction with the screening.
Screening of Calling My Children
Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 6:00 PM, free and open to the public
B340 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
David Binder is an award winning documentary filmmaker and photojournalist. Calling My Children, which David submitted to win his MCC award, has screened at 18 film festivals domestically and internationally, winning 12 awards, including 7 First Prizes and the prestigious CINE Golden Eagle.