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Fly on the Road: Field Notes from India

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This summer has taken us all across the globe—most recently to Goa, India, where we traveled on behalf of the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation to interview Dr. Vikram Patel, a recipient of the Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health. Patel is the founder of Sangath, an NGO that trains local people and community health workers to deliver mental healthcare…

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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of JFNA’s Annual Campaign Video

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We recently produced a new campaign video for the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), one of the world’s 10 largest charities. The umbrella group includes 151 Jewish federations and 300 independent Jewish organization that provide important services related to caregiving, aging, philanthropy, disability, foreign policy, homeland security, and healthcare. To make the video, we worked in some fascinating production…

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PHOTOS: BCHS

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Brooklyn Community Housing and Services (BCHS) is committed to providing clean and safe housing to formerly homeless men, women, and children in Brooklyn. We spent time with individuals who are receiving assistance from BCHS, and produced a short video about their journeys and the ways in which BCHS has positively impacted their lives. Check out the video and the work…

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Manzanar: the iPhone/iPad Gallery

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Once again, Fly on the Wall joined internment survivors and their descendants on annual pilgrimage to the Manzanar internment camp in Owens Valley, California. We captured footage of the event and followed For the Sake of the Children characters Monica Embrey and Mary Higuchi as they relived part of their ancestral past deep in the desert mountains. To learn more about…

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PHOTOS: Black History Month

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On Mound Bayou, Mississippi, author Michael Premo wrote, “Mound Bayou is a crowning achievement in the struggle for self-determination and economic empowerment.” From around the time of its founding in 1887 until 1915, Mound Bayou was regarded as a land of promise for African Americans. Self-help, economic opportunity and social justice would define this self-segregated community. Mound Bayou traces its origins to…

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PHOTOS: Helicopter Trip

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In the beautiful light of a fall afternoon, our director and videographer James Nubile ascended New York City’s skies via helicopter to capture the many faces of the Mount Sinai Health System. Now a network of seven hospitals, Mount Sinai invited us to film aerial views of its campuses. From the photos below, you can really get a sense of how Mount…

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PHOTOS: Into the Operating Room

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Last week, we went into the operating room with Dr. Port, the co-director of the Dubin Breast Center of the Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Hospital. Loved by her patients and highly respected by her colleagues, Dr. Port has helped to shape the mission and vision of the Dubin Breast Center. Fly on the Wall Productions is producing three new videos…

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The Breach in the Berlin Wall

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Together with the world, we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of the first day the Berlin Wall opened for passage between East and West Germany and united a city torn apart by the Communist era. This important historical era marks a cornerstone of Fly on the Wall principal James Nubile’s distinguished career as a photographer. Above, a snapshot Jay captured in…

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Eyes on the Road: St. Albans Station

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I met this man on the road from Cambria Heights, Queens back to our headquarters in Brooklyn. I had just gone on a rapid-fire tour of the area with Emery Clark, a specialist at (EHNC) in , to scout out some shooting locations for a new video for EHNC’s website. Cambria Heights had all the symbols of a beloved hometown:…

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