Better Friends Than Mountains is a documentary about the tragic history of the Kurdish people, the mounting geopolitical conflict in the Middle East and a look into the daily lives of these people who have been torn apart by war. For years Lifsey has traveled throughout the Middle East, living and working in Kurdish communities in order to create this documentary.
A budding movie star calls the Port City home. Jadin Harris, 11, is making her big screen acting debut in the new movie War Room. War Room is an inspirational film about the power of prayer.
Harris plays Jennifer Stephens a friend to the main characters’ daughter. Harris has been in the biz for about 3 ½ years and she says being in this movie is a dream come true.
“I thought it was really, really cool, I’m still like very, very shocked that I was in War Room, because it was my first like big movie, and I have done commercials but this is my first like really, really big thing so it was just really cool,” said Harris.
War Room was filmed in Charlotte and Harris said she spent last summer filming the movie.
War Room comes out in theaters today.
Conductak chief conductor, Allen Pan, has created a simple solution to introduce circuitry and making to a community of learners who might not be able to use a soldering iron or complex breadboards. The conductak sticky material can be used on multiple materials too. At this year's SIGGRAPH Making area, Allen showed attendees how fun and easy simple circuitry can be.
At this year's SIGGRAPH convention in Los Angeles, California, artists from various disciplines meet to talk about graphics, properties of graphics, and technology surrounding the creation of graphics. Jean Kaneko has created a space near the SIGGRAPH art gallery to allow attendees to create physical art that inspires invention.