Dallas, Texas (September 9, 2013) – Caring For The World Films announced today that its film Hearts In The Himalayas has been named an official selection of the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival. It was selected among hundreds of films, which showcase inspiring stories of struggle and solutions to humanitarian crisis and human rights issues around the world. The documentary profiles the extraordinary work of Himalayan HealthCare (HHC), a driven and dedicated non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides medical care, education, and income generation opportunities to the people of rural Nepal.
“I am honored and humbled that my peers have recognized our work. It is a win not only for me and my team, but also the HHC volunteers and the people of Nepal, “ said Lang. "Being selected for screening at the CISCFF underscores our decision to showcase the truly inspiring story of this effective Nepalese humanitarian organization.”
The film festival invitation comes on the heels of receiving the 2013 Humanitarian Award at the Third World Indie Festival in San Francisco. This is the 12th honor awarded to the documentary since its release in 2012. The festival takes place September 27th-29th in Chicago IL.