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Karl W Hoffman Documentary Film Producer- THE UNTOLD TRUTH ABOUT THE AMERICAN-MEXICAN BORDER

Karl W Hoffman Documentary Film Producer- THE UNTOLD TRUTH ABOUT THE AMERICAN-MEXICAN BORDER

Well my film is here for all to view. After achieving international recognition, I was finally OKd to upload my feature length documentary (96min) to youtube, for the world to view on line. Of course it only took 6 years to produce and 48 hours to upload. I decided to premier it on line in my blog at the Tucson Citizen, but there is a link at the bottom of my blog to go direct to youtube. That’s one chapter of my life complete, now back to the gallery and the world of fine art.

The Untold Truth about the American/Mexican Border (watch the complete 96min documentary on line here at the Tucson Citizen) – Living on the Border

http://tucsoncitizen.com/living-on-the-border/2012/11/13/the-untold-truth-about-the-americanmexican-border-watch-the-complete-96min-documentary-on-line-here-at-the-tucson-citizen/

Thanks to all.

Karl W Hoffman
Documentary Film Producer
Freelance Photojournalist
Multimedia Reporter
kwhphoto@gmail.com
520-820-9630
P.O. Box 759
Arivaca, Arizona 85701-0759

For information on photography exhibits and prints, lectures, interviews, photo usage, border tours and to order the documentary on DVD and view Living on the Border documentary trailer please visit: http://www.skullcreekmedia.com

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Karl W Hoffman- LIVING ON THE BORDER Shows in Paris

Karl W Hoffman- LIVING ON THE BORDER Shows in Paris

“Living on the Border” Shows at International Border and Immigration Conference in Paris

Every developed country that borders or can be accessed by a 3rd world country has a critical border security and immigration problem. Many european countries are facing the same issues.

Interesting enough, a known fact in the film business, is that objective documentaries don’t go too far. Without courting one side or the other while riling up the opposite view, a good objective presentation just doesn’t get the attention here as it does internationally. I guess the American public is so used to being entertained, that major media just has to sensationalize story segments slanted toward the particular viewpoint of their viewers. No thought process is required with this agenda so compassion fades and the gap widens.

I am honored to be a guest speaker and take part in this international exchange of ideas. It is very important to present an objective insight to the border and immigration debacle from here in Southern Arizona. I look forward to bringing new ideas and possibilities back to my documentary series and opening new discussions here at my Tucson Citizen blog.

Thanks to all the wonderful people, organizations, and government agencies, who have showed such great support and encouragement for the “Living on the Border” documentary series.

I do owe a special thanks to my wife Audrey for all her support and understanding of the importance of this project so as of now she is my official assistant and will have to accompany me to Paris.

Tucson Citizen
http://tucsoncitizen.com/living-on-the-border/?p=421

Green Valley News
http://www.gvnews.com/news/local/arivaca-resident-headed-to-paris-immigration-conference/article_87b5191c-9984-11e1-99be-0019bb2963f4.html

Karl W Hoffman
karlwhoffman@gmail.com
P.O. Box 759
Arivaca Arizona 85601
http://www.skullcreekmedia.com

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Karl W. Hoffman Documentary Film Producer- TUCSON FAMILY SPLIT APART AS FATHER FACES DEPORTATION

Tucson Family Split Apart as Father Faces Deportation
mCommunity rallies to stop the deportation of Tucson man

Unless we act now, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will tear
Alfonso Morales-Macias away from his wife and two children.

If he is deported to a violent country with a collapsing government there is little chance of ever gaining legal status in his lifetime. His family will lose a valuable asset to their income and could possibly end up on welfare. The trauma to the children is devastating and will scar them for life.

Read Complete Article in the Tucson Citizen. http://tucsoncitizen.com/living-on-the-border

I now produce multimedia reportage for the Tucson Citizen, I won’t be sending out every article so for the truth about the border and a unique and objective look at how we as a society really act, please book mark and check back regularly for border articles.

Thanks,

Karl

Karl W Hoffman
Documentary Film Producer
Freelance Photojournalist
Multimedia Reporter for the Tucson Citizen
kwhphoto@gmail.com
520-820-9630
P.O. Box 759
Arivaca, Arizona 85701-0759
http://www.karlwhoffman.com
For information on photography exhibits and prints, lectures, interviews, photo usage, border tours and to order the documentary on DVD and view Living on the Border documentary trailer please visit: http://www.livingontheborder.com

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Karl W. Hoffman- Tucson Citizen LIVING ON THE BORDER

Well Friends,
Here it goes,  I just started writing for the Tucson Citizen,  photojournalist to multimedia production and now writing, someone has to tell the truth about whats happening down here on the border. Wish me luck and keep your fingers crossed.  

http://tucsoncitizen.com/living-on-the-border/

Thanks for all of your support folks.
Karl
Karl W Hoffman
520-820-9630
P.O. Box 759
Arivaca Arizona  85601

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Karl W. Hoffman Fimmaker- LIFE IN A DAY: BORDER CROSSING

      Crossing the American-Mexican Border

      by Karl W. Hoffman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TivA_Leql4

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Karl W. Hoffman Photographer/Filmmaker- Premiere of the documentary LIVING ON THE BORDER

LIVING ON THE BORDER / Local Documentary Premiere!

Wednesday, February 10th at 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $8.00 general; $6.00 Loft members

Patio reception begins at 5:30 p.m.

        Meet local photographer/filmmaker KARL W. HOFFMAN at the Tucson premiere of the new documentary LIVING ON THE BORDER, featuring a pre-film reception on the Loft patio and a Q&A with the director following the movie!

      This multimedia documentary is an in-depth look at what really happened here on the American/ Mexican border at the turn of this century. LIVING ON THE BORDER details a small segment of our world.   This is not just a documentary about the plight of the illegal migrant, the vanishing of the last American Frontier, or the collateral damage caused by our own actions but because of its vast intricacies, the border debacle is a mirror for all of humanity to peer into themselves and to show each other how we humans continually act.   Full of information that the mainstream media won’t tell you, LIVING ON THE BORDER is a real eye opener.
  As a freelance photographer for many major publications, Karl Hoffman has extensively covered both sides of the American/ Mexican border for the past four years, on horseback, foot and 4×4, alone with his Nikon.   Interacting with the local environment has given him a unique view of the intense collateral damage caused by the tightening of the border.
       Hoffman’s video documentary and lectures have gained international recognition and are used as teaching aids at several major American universities that have large departments dedicated to international immigration and border studies. It is also a permanent inclusion in the New Mexico University Library.

VISIT THE OFFICIAL MOVIE WEBSITE:
http://www.livingontheborder.com/

(Karl Hoffman, 2009, 95 mins., Not Rated)

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Karl W. Hoffman- New documentary about both sides of American/Mexican Border

       Dear Friends an Border Associates,

It has been quite a journey, but after 4 years of covering both sides of the American / Mexican Border, I have finally finished my feature length (95 min) documentary.   This is a multimedia production film including photography, video and narration.   Being totally self funded, it required me to study video and sound editing along the way.    Most of the summer was spent editing and writing the script for my narration.    As I uncovered the vast intricacies and experienced the emotion and brutality of the border debacle, waded in after the media had sensationalized segments for salable stories to root out the many unknown facts and hidden agendas of both the major and minor players, not to mention the endless hours on hose back, foot and 4×4, in the air and on raids with BP,  as well as in the field with humanitarian groups,  it occurred to me that this was culminating into a form of philosophical sculpture.   It became a mirror for humanity,  to show us  just how, through a detailed account, we deal with major issues.   No matter where in the world they occur, or in the time line of history one goes, the formula seams to be the same.   Providing the information about what really happened here on the border at the turn of this century with compassion and objectivity will hopefully lead to future generations learning from our actions rather than following our example.   This is my gift to humanity.    I would like nothing more than to send a signed copy of this documentary on DVD to every one who would like a piece of our history.    I must however ask for $17 to cover production and shipping.   This is the first run and the best I could do for all of you who have been so supportive.   Donations are also gracefully accepted and appreciated so I may send copies to Washington.   I am still available for lectures and exhibits, or if you would like to show this documentary in your school, at your function or fundraiser, please feel free to contact me.

      If you would like a first run signed copy or would like one sent as a gift, please send your check or e check for $17 to:
      Don’t forget to include the mailing address you would like it to go to.

Karl W Hoffman
P.O. Box 759
Arivaca, AZ 85601

520-820-9630
kwhphoto@gmail.com
www.livingontheborder.com

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