• Back in New York Hi Everyone, We’re back home in New York City and still reeling from the success of the event. Gillian said that as she walked down the aisle on the airplane headed back to NY, she saw lots of people reading articles about the event in the newspaper. It was heavily covered by the Mexican press. […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld August 23, 2007
  • Mission Accomplished Well, we all did it. A major team effort. The CANANA event last night at El Museo Interactivo de Economi­a was a huge success. Tam and I were eating  breakfast Sunday  morning and the woman next to us had her newspaper open and was reading about our event! CANANA (Pablo Cruz, Diego and Gael) gave […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld August 13, 2007
  • Press Conference in Mexico City WOW. About 80 members of the press corps packed the conference room at La Condesa DF Hotel this morning to hear Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna, WITNESS and our partner org in Mexico (La Comision) discuss the power of film and video to promote change, and to hear Paty Cervantes and Miguel David Meza speak […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld August 11, 2007
  • Everyone is arriving Hello, The whole WITNESS team has arrived and preparations are steadily underway for tomorrow’s events. Tickets are still being purchased, seating arrangements are being made, and everyone is convening in Mexico City. Tomorrow’s day will begin with a press conference where Gael Garcia Bernal y Diego Luna along with WITNESS’ Tamaryn Nelson and Gillian Caldwell, […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld August 10, 2007
  • Made it to Mexico City Hi, So it was touch and go for awhile, but I made it safely to Mexico City. Huge thunderstorms rolled through New York City early this morning wreaking havoc on the highways and subway system. I made it to the airport 20 minutes before my flight was scheduled to take off. In the end, we […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld August 8, 2007
  • On the Road again…. Hi All, Tamaryn and I are busy preparing for our trip to Mexico City tomorrow (Wednesday August 8th). As you can see from the picture, the work is piling up! The actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna along with their production company CANANA and their film festival Ambulante are throwing a benefit dinner and […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld August 7, 2007