The Rwanda Documentary “As We Forgive” Wins Student Academy Award!

I’m so pumped!!  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has given my friend Laura Waters Hinson a Student Academy Award for her documentary “As We Forgive.

Here’s a snippet of the press release:

Eleven students from eight colleges and universities have been named winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 35th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. They will participate in a week of industry-related activities and social events, culminating in the awards ceremony on June 7 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. One film student from Germany has also been selected to receive this year’s Honorary Foreign Film award.

The winners are (listed alphabetically by film title within category):…

Documentary
“As We Forgive,” Laura Waters Hinson, American University, Washington, D.C.
“If a Body Meet a Body,” Brian Davis, University of Southern California
“Unattached,” J.J. Adler, Columbia University

Have you watched the trailer yet?!?  It’s awesome.  Get in touch with Laura and have them do a screening of the film in your town.  Let’s get this spread all over the world.

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