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SHP Speakers: Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci | January 19, 2017

Date: Thursday - January 19, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Palmer Cultural Center

From living in a tent in a Syrian refugee camp to working as radish farmers and surviving on one dollar a day in Guatemala, Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci are pioneering a new style of documentary filmmaking, using immersive storytelling to raise awareness and inspire action around pressing global issues. So far their work has raised more than $490,000 for microfinance loans, education scholarships, and refugee services around the world.

Mr. Temple and Mr. Ingrasci bring a unique development perspective to their films, having worked for a combined five different microfinance organizations, including Deloitte Consulting and Global Health Strategies.

On January 15, Salam Neighbor was shown in the Palmer Cultural Center. This film is an award-winning documentary that aims to connect the world to the lives of refugees. The creators, Zach Ingrasci and Chris Temple.