DALLAS-August 1, 2019- Caring For The World Films (CFTWF) announced today Director Debi Lang has won the prestigious Award of Excellence Special Mention for Documentary Feature from the Impact DOCS awards competition. The award was given for her documentary film CORNERSTONE, which profiles Twesigye Jackson Kaguri’s moving personal story and the inspiration for the creation of Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project. Impact DOCS recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change.
DALLAS-August 1, 2019- Director Debi Lang is proud to announce her latest documentary film, titled PATHBREAKERS, has received the Award of Excellence in the Documentary Short category at the Impact DOCS Awards competition. Impact DOCS recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who contribute to profound social change. Documentaries were received from 30 countries, including veteran award winning filmmakers.
DALLAS-July 1, 2019- Director Debi Lang is proud to announce her latest documentary film, titled PATHBREAKERS, won the award for Best Documentary Short and received a nomination for the prestigious Founder’s Award at The African Film Festival Awards June 30th in Dallas, Texas. The festival honors African films and independent filmmakers who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity in filmmaking. This year's competion featured over 70 films from 35 countries.
AWARD-WINNING DIRECTOR DEBI LANG'S LATEST FILM PATHBREAKERS RECEIVES AWARD OF DISTINCTION IN COMMUNICATOR AWARDS FILM COMPETITION
DALLAS-May 21, 2019- Award-winning film director Debi Lang is proud to announce her latest documentary film, titled PATHBREAKERS, has been honored with the Award of Distinction in the Documentary Short category at the Communicator Awards Film Competition, an international awards contest that honors those who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity.
PATHBREAKERS, filmed on location in Gulu Uganda with the assistance of Caring For The World Films studio, profiles the monumental efforts of Dallas native, Sandra Washburn, a determined tech savvy woman who travels to Northern Uganda to fulfill a promise she made to village elders to help their disabled and visually impaired children. Little did she know how one simple gift to a small school would send her on a path that would inspire a generation of young Ugandans to generate social change and create economic opportunities for this war-ravaged region. The film elegantly captures the students' moving personal stories as well as the birth of Washburn’s non-profit Oysters & Pearls.
AWARD-WINNING FILM DIRECTOR DEBI LANG'S DOCUMENTARY FILM "PATHBREAKERS" TO MAKE WORLD PREMIERE AT THE AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL
DALLAS-February 15, 2018- Caring For The World Films is proud to announce its founder and director Debi Lang, has been awarded a prestigious Humanitarian Award of Distinction for her most recent documentary CORNERSTONE. Nominees must have received an award for their film in a distinct category to qualify. The Humanitarian Award is given for compelling story line, production values, outstanding visuals and sound. It honors filmmakers who bring awareness to issues of Spiritual importance, Social and Political Justice, Health and Wellness, Animals, Wildlife and Conservation.
DALLAS-February 12, 2018-Caring For The World Films Director Debi Lang has been nominated for the Best Shorts Film Competition Grand Prize Humanitarian Award for the award-winning documentary CORNERSTONE, which profiles the compelling story of Twesygie Jackson Kaguri and Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project.
Each year the Best Shorts film competition bestows a Grand Prize Humanitarian Award to a deserving filmmaker who is committed to making a difference in the world through impactful filmmaking that highlights a critical need of our time combined with exceptional filmmaking craft.
In 2017, CORNERSTONE received the Best Documentary Short Award at the Best Shorts Film Competition and earned numerous international awards since its release including Best Human Rights Film, Best Cinematography and Best Documentary. Miss Lang is the recipient of over a dozen awards for her work as a director, editor and producer for humanitarian documentary films since 2006.
DALLAS-July 5, 2017- Caring For The World Films (CFTWF) is proud to announce its latest documentary film, titled CORNERSTONE, won the Best Cinematography Category and received a nomination for Best Documentary Feature at The African Film Festival Awards held July 3rd, which honors African films and independent filmmakers who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity in filmmaking.
DALLAS-(May 3, 2017)- Caring For The World Films is proud to announce its latest documentary film, CORNERSTONE, has been honored with the Gold REMI Award for Documentary Short at the 50th WorldFest Houston International Film Festival held April 21-April 30. WorldFest is the third oldest film festival in the United States. It focuses on awarding works that display outstanding creativity.
DALLAS–(April 18, 2017)–Award winning director Debi Lang announced the CARING FOR THE WORLD FILMS documentary CORNERSTONE has been selected to be screened by The African Film Festival.
The Festival will be held June 24-July 3, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. During the Festival, filmmakers will participate in hands-on workshops, and screenings will take place at the African American Museum, 3536 Grand Ave, Fair Park in Dallas. Awards night will take place on July 3, 2017.
This screening will be the Dallas premiere of CORNERSTONE, directed and produced by Debi Lang, about NYAKA AIDS ORPHANS PROJECT and CNN Hero, Twesigye Jackson Kaguri.