1 Giant Leap: What About Me?
February 13, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.
Through music and film, "1 Giant Leap" explores the universal complexities of human nature. Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman set out on their journey recording musical jewels and words of wisdom with the cream of the world's thinkers, writers and entertainers along the way. The duo traveled to the farthest corners of the planet, to ensure immense cultural diversity in this time capsule of humanity at its most inspirational, helped along by contributions from, among others, Noam Chomsky, Will Young, Maxi Jazz, Tim Robbins, Billy Connolly and Michael Stipe. Musical contributors include: Alanis Morissette, kd Lang, Bedouin musicians, Chinese rappers, Gabonese Pygmies, Tuvan throat singers, Egyptian folk musicians and Japanese Taiko drummers. Presented by docmiami.org.  This film is not rated yet. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Willow Theatre at
Sugar Sand Park

Boca Raton, FL

Special LIVE performances by American Idol Semi-Finalist Tiffany Miranda, and BMI Recording Artist and "Concert" film star Richard Warren Rappaport
Photo Credit: Baruch Vega
Former American Idol Semi-Finalist and BMI Recording Artist Tiffany Miranda is a multifaceted individual. She is an Avid certified engineer, producer and also founder of Girls Make Beats, a non-profit company dedicated to inspiring young women to produce and engineer in the music industry. Originally from the Big Apple, but now calling the Sunshine State home, this Puerto Rican songstress fuses hip-hop and R&B, as well as sounds from the Caribbean. She has graced her style on projects for Mr. 305 Inc (Pitbull's record label), world famous Bachata group member Lenny Santos of Aventura, and Mc Donald's to name a few. She recently also sang the National Anthem for the Miami Heat, Florida Marlins, Florida Derby, World Polo sporting event and is a former South Florida X-Factor Fast Pass winner. She is currently recording her latest album "I Speak Music" which is slated for release in the Fall of 2014. Visit www.tiffanymiranda.com  for more on this rising star.
Photo Credit: Lynn Parks
Richard Warren Rappaport is a BMI recording artist, songwriter, and publisher. He is also a film and television producer and author. Mr. Rappaport's music has been on radio, in film and on television, and he has performed in concert on television, radio and onstage, and at numerous events in support of the arts, including the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the Steinway/BMI Music and Arts Showcase. He is an on-air personality, hosting American Law, a series of television vignettes on the law, which aired in New York City and Miami. He also co-produced and co-hosted television's "Hello Hollywood," which aired on WHDT-TV in South Florida and is now on iStudioi.com. He recently made his film debut behind the camera in the documentary motion picture, "Concert," about the artistry of music, in which he performed and which he also directed and co-produced. The film featured Mr. Rappaport's original music, including the Top 20 adult contemporary hit, "Sail Into The Sun," the soulful ballad, "Louisiana Way," from the CBS Television Movie of the Week, "The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel," and the pop tune, "Great Rock 'N' Roll," from the television series "Hello Hollywood." Mr. Rappaport recently authored his first book, "STAR! Finding Artistic and Commercial Success in the New Entertainment Industry (ABA Publishing, Chicago, 2013).

Film Introduction by Special Guest Artist/Author/UN World Peace Representative, Jacqueline Ripstein
Photo Credit: Mitchell Zachs
United Nations ECOSOC Representative of the International Association of Educators for World Peace, and Internationally renowned artist for 37 years.  She has inspired thousands of people across the world through her unique art, books, self-awareness seminars & workshops and more than 370 international shows. She was invited by the  Government of China to celebrate the 2012 International Day of Peace- The first Lizhou Art Exhibition. A Gliding opening Gala at the Taihang Canyon Peach Blossom Valley the ceremony of Friendship and Peace, with more than 3500 people, where Jacqueline was asked to be one of the Representatives to close the ceremony through the Peace water and bells. Jacqueline was one of the key speakers at the International Friendship Peace Forum, giving a "Proposal to use the Arts as an Instrument for World Peace." Jacqueline's paintings stayed permanently at the Museum of Character in Linzhou, Henan China.  Recently her book the Art of HealingArt made Amazon.com's best seller list. Feel free to purchase Jacqueline Ripstein's book online and bring to the event for her to personally autograph.
Beginning February through May, Sugar Sand Park will welcome this one-of-a-kind documentary film festival experience. Tickets are $5.00 per film and can be purchased at the Willow Theatre Box Office at Sugar Sand Park at 561-347-3948, or online at: www.willowtheatre.org.  Each film begins at 7:00 pm, and the films are not yet rated, so adult supervision is required. To learn more about DocMiami International Film Festival, visit www.docmiami.org.
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