Photos by Susan Scott and Amanda Kovattana.
AMERICAN UBUNTU is the brainchild of Lenore Norrgard, a trilingual film artist whose career in media spans radio, international photojournalism, writing, and narrative film. The story grows out of her decades as a leading social activist and healer, and is her response to the tragedies of 9/11 and their aftermath. Lenore is the founder of New Legacy Films.
AMERICAN UBUNTU was awarded an Oregon Literary Fellowship, and was a finalist in the Independent Film Project's Phosphate competition and the Cynosure competition.
Lenore also wrote, directed and produced AMERICAN UBUNTU: The Backstory, 1970s, at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland.
She is the writer, director, producer and editor of the feature dramedy, GETTING TO SEX.
New Legacy Films, LLC believes that We are the stories we tell.
We aim to affect how the future unfolds, by offering paradigm-shifting stories to the popular imagination.
In producing AMERICAN UBUNTU, we apply the popular Zulu expression, Because we are, I am, to post-9/11 America, with the aim of reducing our polarizations.
New Legacy Films, LLC receives financial investments from those who wish to participate financially in realizing our vision.