Distribution Update

What is Philanthropy? continues to expand its reach thanks to the promotional efforts of Indiana University Press and Producer Salvatore Alaimo.  Each week we’re seeing new individual and institutional sales.  The documentary is now being used by 29 universities from around the world and is also in the collections of 17 public libraries.  It is now in 25 of the 50 United States and in 5 countries.  We thank everyone for their support including the latest institutions to purchase the film:

North Park University – Chicago, Illinois
Framingham State University – Framingham, Massachusetts
Baruch College – New York, New York
University of North Carolina – Wilmington – Wilmington, North Carolina
George Mason University – Fairfax, Virginia
University of Southern Maine – Portland, Maine
San Francisco Public Library – San Francisco, California
Morse Institute Library – Natick, Massachusetts
Bozeman Public Library – Bozeman, Montana
Portsmouth Public Library – Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Howland Public Library – Beacon, New York
Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County – Rochester, New York

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Movie Babble interviews Producer

Nick Kush from Movie Babble recently interviewed Producer Salvatore Alaimo about the process of making What is Philanthropy? Nick asks thought provoking and insightful questions. You can access the interview here.

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Documentary earns a ‘B’ on Movie Babble

What is Philanthropy? was recently reviewed by Nick Kush at Movie Babble. Click here for the review which Producer Salvatore Alaimo agrees is “no nonsense” and “meant to educate as well as entertain,” as stated on the Movie Babble site. “Nick does a great job of reviewing movies and his constructive criticism is well taken. He makes a solid effort to understand the content and the context of what he is viewing. I believe producers can learn from his comments.”

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Distribution Update

What is Philanthropy? continues to expand its reach thanks to the promotional efforts of Indiana University Press and Producer Salvatore Alaimo.  Each week we’re seeing new individual and institutional sales.  The documentary is now being used by 23 universities from around the world and is also in the collections of 11 public libraries.  It is now in 17 of the 50 United States and in 5 countries.  We thank everyone for their support including the latest institutions to purchase the film:

Bay Path University – Longmeadow, Massachusetts
University of Iowa – Iowa City, Iowa
Georgia Southern University – Statesboro, Georgia
Case Western Reserve University – Cleveland, Ohio
Queensland University of Tech Gardens Point – Brisbane, Australia
Eagle Valley Library District – Eagle, Colorado
Oregon City Public Library – Oregon City, OR


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Producer interviewed on The Michael Chatman Giving Show

The documentary’s producer Salvatore Alaimo was interviewed by Michael Chatman for his podcast on June 15, on Unity Online Radio. Chatman is known as one of the nation’s leading voices in philanthropy who has spoken to tens of thousands of philanthropists, has over 300,000 followers on Twitter and has written several books on the subject.

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“His interview style is smooth, pleasant and he asks great questions,” said producer Alaimo. “I became an instant fan after listening to the show the week before our interview and I plan on tuning in each week.”  To listen to Alaimo’s interview with Michael Chatman, click here.

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Free 39-page Educator’s Guide available for higher education

College and university instructors that use What is Philanthropy? for their classes can access a free, 39-page Educator’s Guide through the Indiana University ScholarWorks web site. The optional guide contains discussion questions, activities for students and accompanying images of the subjects in each segment. The guide is broken up by the 20 segments that can be accessed from the scene selection menu as well as the additional special features contained in the DVD and Blu-ray disc. It is designed to enable instructors to effectively use the documentary with their students and have the film complement their course curriculum. Thanks to copy editor Susan Matheson and graphic designer Linh Huynh for their hard work in developing the guide.

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What is Philanthropy? targeting higher education market

The documentary is targeted, in addition to individuals and public libraries, to higher education institutions.  Here are just some of the universities that have purchased the film for their library with more being added every week:

Image result for Memorial University of Newfoundland   Memorial University – St. John’s, New Foundland, Canada

Image result for grand valley state university   Grand Valley State University – Grand Rapids, MI

Image result for iupui   Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis-Indianapolis, IN

Image result for university of washington seattle logo  University of Washington – Seattle, WA

Image result for University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee   University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee – Milwaukee, WI

Image result for University of St. Andrews - Fife, ScotlandUniversity of St. Andrews – Fife, Scotland

Image result for portland state university logo   Portland State University – Portland, OR

Image result for indiana university bloomington logo   Indiana University – Bloomington, IN

Image result for Arizona State University   Arizona State University – Tempe, AZ

Image result for DePaul UniversityDePaul University – Chicago, IL

 

 

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