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SnagFilms acquires ‘Independent America – Rising from the Ruins’

A feature documentary on small business owners in New Orleans that are struggling post-Katrina has been acquired by SnagFilms. Independent America - Rising from Ruins, a doc from HRH Media and Open Door, is one of the featured docs on www.snagfilms.com. The 70-minute film explores the battle that these small business owners faced as New Orleans tried to rebound from the hurricane and levies breaking. Independent America - Rising from Ruins was named the best feature at the 2009 New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival.
September 8, 2010

A feature documentary on small business owners in New Orleans that are struggling post-Katrina has been acquired by SnagFilms. Independent America – Rising from Ruins, a doc from HRH Media and Open Door, is one of the featured docs on www.snagfilms.com. The 70-minute film explores the battle that these small business owners faced as New Orleans tried to rebound from the damage the hurricane created. Independent America – Rising from Ruins was named the best feature at the 2009 New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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