After Spring is a feature documentary that focuses on the Syrian refugee crisis. With the Syrian conflict now in its sixth year, millions of people continue to be displaced. This is the story of what happens next. By following two refugee families in transition and aid workers fighting to keep the camp running, viewers will experience what it is like to live in Zaatari, the largest camp for Syrian refugees. With no end in sight for the conflict or this refugee crisis, everyone must decide if they can rebuild their lives in a place that was never meant to be permanent.
SCREENING: Crowley Theater - THUR 7/14 - 2:30 PM
Ellen Martinez and Steph Ching
Ellen Martinez, Director/Producer, was Associate Producer on TESTED, a feature documentary about educational inequality in the NYC public school system. She was a Directors Assistant and has worked in the A.D. and Production Departments for various films in NYC. Ellen has spent over 8 years in the Middle East and lived in Damascus, Syria for four years.
Steph Ching, Director/Producer, was Associate Producer and Additional Editor on the Emmy Nominated documentary, SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON. Other interests include volunteer work, she participated in relief efforts during post-hurricane Katrina and made several trips to Sichuan, China to film testimonies with survivors of the 2008 earthquake. Her grandmother was a refugee in China before finally making her way to the United States.
firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.afterspringfilm.com
Directors / Producers: Ellen Martinez, Steph Ching
Executive Producers: Jon Stewart, Chris McShane
Co-Producer: Jenn Durrett
Impact Producer: Morenike Fajana
Associate Producer: Brian S. Kang
Editor: Paul Lovelace
Cinematographers: Frank Weiss, Jason Graham Howell
Composer: Katy Jarzebowski
Field Producer: Khalid Jabareen
Associate Field Producer: Hala Hindawi
Production Audio: Brian S. Kang, Steph Ching