Tag Archives: health

Meet the Filmmaker: David France

This post is part of Benevolent Media’s ongoing coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. For more information, read “The Benevolent Guide to the Sundance Film Fesitval.” When journalist-turned-filmmaker David France set out to make a documentary about the early days of the HIV/AIDS activist movement, he didn’t intend to start […]

The Gamification of Health and Wellness

  This article is part of our coverage of the 2012 Net Impact Conference in Baltimore. It originally appeared on Triple Pundit. For some companies, “corporate social responsibility” is an after-thought or marketing tool; for others, it’s core to their business. Humana, a Fortune 100 healthcare company, recently got serious about its commitments and formalized a CSR program in […]

Photography Lets Viewers “See Potential” of Healthy Communities in Chicago

  About a year ago, photographer Emily Schiffer won a grant from the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund grant program to do a documentary project about emergencies not covered by mainstream media. Schiffer, who studied fine art, photography and African-American studies at the University of Pennsylvania, wanted to document public health problems related to the lack of access to healthy affordable food. It’s a […]

Painting 3.2%: Artist Regina Holliday Depicts D.C.’s HIV Epidemic

  Highlights from the 2011 Benevolent Media Festival: On Monday, November 7, Benevolent Media organized an Open Mic Night, “Breaking the Silence: The Story of D.C.’s HIV Crisis and the Everyday Heroes Working to End It,” at Artfully Chocolate Bistro to share empowering and inspiring stories about living with HIV/AIDS in the District, and what’s […]