A new film takes you on the other side, behind the food stations, below the sea lions, into the night houses of the big cats, and most importantly, into the lives, hearts, and minds of the people that provide the zoo experience: the keepers. Support this film with a donation! www.indiegogo.com/thekeepersmovie.
Sneak Preview: Meet zookeepers Fred, Sandi, and Suzie as they go about a typical morning at the Memphis Zoo with the big cats, orangutans, gibbons, otters, and langurs.
Step inside a modern zoo, courtesy of The Keepers. This playlist features a series of sneak previews from our feature-length documentary (currently in production), which examines the relationship of zookeepers and wild animals in captivity.
The "Songs & Stories" benefit show for True Story Pictures featured artists Alvin Youngblood Hart and Amy LaVere with special guests Jim Dickinson, Sid Selvidge, Jimmy Crosthwait, Steve Selvidge, and Paul Taylor. Recorded by Live From Memphis at Minglewood Hall on April 19, 2009.
True Story Pictures interviewed clients of The Jericho Project, Shelby County's innovative jail diversion program for people with serious mental illness. These films share stories from consumers about their experiences in jail and their challenges as they moved from jail to treatment and back out into the community.