Dana Richardson & Sarah Zentz, of Dana & Sarah Films, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for Dana & Sarah Film's powerful documentary, GOSHEN, which digs deep into the culture of the Tarahumara. GOSHEN features an exceptional cast including Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run, and an exceptional soundtrack featuring music from amiina and Romayne Wheeler.
“We feel blessed in receiving this award and hope that the documentary will bring awareness to the challenges the Tarahumara are facing" says Richardson.
The IndieFEST Film Awards recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry. Information about the IndieFEST and a list of recent winners can be found at www.theindiefest.com.
In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, Dana & Sarah Films joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy Nature, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tom Hall for Generosity of Eye, searing expose Davids and Goliath by Leon Lee and European heavyweight Roland Joffee for The Lovers starring Josh Hartnett and Bollywood star Bipasha Basu. Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, had this to say about the latest winners, “The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The IndieFEST Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”
Filming location in the Copper Canyons, Mexico.