“Never, never, never, never give up.”
~ Winston Churchill
Rise – The Documentary Film Project
Beginning in 2007 Producer-Directors Tyler Bastian and Trevor Hill embarked on a journey to make a film that tells a story of a man Tyler met in Honduras over a decade ago. Rise is about Agustin, who is physically disabled from polio, yet has spent 50 years building a surprisingly advanced helicopter out of re-bar, bicycle parts and wood. His dream to take flight has inspired us to capture his spirit, attitude, and perspective in an emotional film about determination and the purpose of life goals.
More about this kickstarter project here
Landshare brings together people who have a passion for home-grown food, connecting those who have land to share with those who need land for cultivating food. Since its launch through River Cottage in 2009 it has grown into a thriving community of more than 55,000 growers, sharers and helpers.
It’s for people who:
Want to grow veg but don’t have anywhere to do it
Have a spare bit of land they’re prepared to share
Can help in some way – from sharing knowledge and lending tools to helping out on the plot itself
Support the idea of freeing up more land for growing
Are already growing and want to join in the community
It began with the tiny seed of an idea – and it’s growing and growing.