My partner Sarah and I are competing in the global competition for National History Day. It takes place this summer in Washington DC.
We directed and produced a documentary on Angel Island and while brainstorming how to take it to the next level, we asked ourselves, "Why not go to Angel Island?"
We plan to interview experts, pick up original footage and and find hidden gems that will make our documentary even more compelling and a top contender in the competition.
Shooting original footage at Angel Island provides a unique opportunity to jump ahead of other student producers.
Last year we also attended the competition, but failed to place in the top round. This year, we are motivated to take it all the way.
Here is the current film:
Sarah and I will travel to San Francisco this summer in June and film Angel Island. We will interview experts, commentate on the scenery, observe the poetry on the walls and hopefully discover unknown information!
A DVD copy of the interviews at Angel Island at the final documentary that will hopefully be a winner at the competition with a minimum donation of 30 dollars.
Risk are bad weather and technical difficulties with camera or computer.