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Beyond The Screen Available on Vimeo

By Gayle

On 16, Nov 2016 | In | By Gayle

Beyond The Screen Available on Vimeo

Twelve teens from four high schools came together in the summer of 2016 to create a large mural in Rifle, CO.  They chose to illustrate the impacts that technology has on their lives, surrounding these images with the natural scenery of their Rocky Mountain Region.  The project was facilitated by local organization YouthZone, in collaboration with the Bookcliffs Arts Center. The film is available at www.vimeo.com/191657972.

God Willing

By Gayle

On 23, Nov 2015 | In | By Gayle

God Willing

God Willing tells the story, from her own perspective, of a Palestinian artist who chooses not to wear the hijab. This is a 6 minute short documentary film of visual artist Mais Rosol AbuSaa who lives and works in Nablus, Palestine.

By Gayle

On 20, Nov 2015 | In | By Gayle

Filming in Battlement Mesa, Colorado

For over a year now, Gayle Embrey and Sue Drinker have been filming the story of local citizens, mostly retirees, working to stop oil & gas company Ursa from drilling inside their community. The film tells the story of the fight to keep gas drilling from inside the Battlement community

By Gayle

On 23, Oct 2013 | In | By Gayle

Beyond The Walls Trailer

Beyond The Walls (2014)

A documentary by Gayle Embrey

All over the world, people from different cultures instinctively go to the walls, painting their stories as a way to give voice to their life experiences. In Beyond The Walls, we enter the murals for a personal view of lives affected by violence, poverty or conflict. Beyond The Walls brings to life the impact of traumatic events on those who survive.

Aboriginal History Mural in Ashfield, Australia

On 01, Mar 2013 | In | By Gayle

Aboriginal History Mural in Ashfield, Australia

This mural by artist The Blak Douglas aka Adam Hill depicts the history of the Aboriginal people from the Stone Age to the present and is on a wall next to an office building outside Sydney, Australia.

Health Mural, Harper, Liberia

On 01, Mar 2013 | In | By Gayle

Health Mural, Harper, Liberia

The Health Mural was painted by a group of high school students in Harper, Liberia Christina Mallie of Colors of Connection (formerly Visions of Hope) taught the students and oversaw the project.  The purpose of this mural is to teach people ways to stay healthy.  Murals in Liberia are often used to educate local people.  In Harper they are also often painted on buildings burned out during one of their three recent civil wars in an effort to beautify the area and reduce the trauma of 3 civil wars.

Western Colorado

On 01, Mar 2013 | In | By Gayle

Western Colorado

This is an image Director of Photography Susan G. Drinker took while we were out in the field filming Power Surge Productions latest doc film.  More details to come as the story unfolds.

Jewish Hebron Before the 1929 Massacre

On 01, Mar 2013 | In | By Gayle

Jewish Hebron Before the 1929 Massacre

By Sarah Haya Dribben.  In 1929 over 700 Jews were killed in a massacre in Hebron.  Today there is a Jewish settlement in the area and Jews and Palestinians both live in Hebron.

By Gayle

On 26, Jan 2012 | In | By Gayle

Squirrels, Sex & Big Ass Grinders

Squirrels, Sex & Big Ass Grinders is a documentary film of seven women artists in the Roaring Fork Valley.  Filmmakers Sue Drinker and Gayle Embrey interviewed each artist where they work and put together a trailer of their favorite moments.  The full length documentary will premiere at the Third Street Center in Carbondale, CO on December 13, 2013.

Artists include:

Francie Jacober, Author
Alexandra Jerkunica, Dancer/Choreographer
Sue Krehbiel, Singer/Songwriter
Nancy Lovendahl, Sculptor
Andrea Wallace, Photographer
Betty Weiss, Painter
Ellen Woods, Painter

 


 

On 19, Jan 2012 | In | By Gayle

Presentation on Murals with Claudia Bernardi

This video was made for a presentation at Southern Methodist University by Director Gayle Embrey and features mural artist Claudia Bernardi and her work in El Salvador.  It also features Groundswell murals and muralists in Brooklyn, NY as well as Juana Alicia and her mural work in the San Francisco Bay Area.