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Folklore Films


Folklore Films is a non-profit film company dedicated to telling better stories.

We must tell better stories to ourselves about ourselves to be essay writing service better, healthier, and more resourceful. This visual anthropology project is designed to excavate the stories of local folkloric heroes. We tell better stories to our city about our city, one folkloric character at a time. Through films we call Visual Poems, we cultivate stories, cross-pollinate communities, and unearth the principles learned from modern-day folklore heroes.

In a city whose commerce is driven by natural resources, many of which are not renewable, we have discovered that the last renewable resource is The Human Story. No other resource in the city adds value and values like a good story. Funded by Awakenings, Inc., in part by Houston Arts Alliance, and in partnership with Duke essay writing service uk University School of Leadership, this series of film screenings highlights innovative and imaginative personalities who enrich the soil of our city and make Houston a cultural destination.

The Key Objectives
To tell stories of personal narratives that our city can glean from. We will use mavens and do-gooders in the city as modern-day parables to communicate principles from which we can all grow.
Cross-pollinate silos of culture, vocational disciplines and passion that flower renaissance in the city.

Past Folklore Films

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