Freedom from Despair wins another Award
The Cinequest Film Festival's Prestigious Online Viewer's Voice Award!
The votes were counted and it was announced on Tuesday March 1st, 2005 that Brenda Brkusic's feature documentary Freedom from Despair won the Cinequest Film Festival's prestigious Online Viewer's Voice Award. Cinequest was named one of the top ten film festivals in the USA by author and film festival guru, Chris Gore.
During February, 8,000 registered voters watched and voted on the 35 feature films that were in competition for 3 slots in the Cinequest Film Festival this March. Freedom from Despair was named one of the top three films in demand by voters according to the average number of downloads combined with average number of star ratings given to the film. Cinequest will be screening Freedom from
Despair on Monday, March 7, 2005 at 5:00pm at the Camera 12 in San Jose. For more information and to purchase tickets for the screening or the awards ceremony, please visit www.cinequest.org .
My sincere appreciation and thanks to everyone who took the time to download and vote for the film. Your efforts are proof that we
can accomplish anything when we work together!
Brenda Brkusic, filmmaker
To reserve a personal, high quality copy of the film, visitwww.freedomfromdespair.com for more information.
Freedom from Despair - A young man's journey from despair, a nation's struggle for freedom. Winner of three Best Documentary Awards. StarringMichael York, John Savage,Beata Pozniak and Congressman Dennis Kucinich.
Music composed by Nenad Bach.