Documentary "What Tomorrow Brings," Photographer Steve Gettle, Irvin Trujillo Carpet Weaver & Deane Arnold Pumpkin Carver
The documentary What Tomorrow Brings chronicles the painful lessons and challenges of opening the first school for girls in a remote area of Kabul, Afghanistan. The film airs Monday, October 31st at 10 p.m. on WVIZ/PBS ideastream. Recently the producer, Beth Murphy and the school’s founder, Razia Jan, sat down with Mike McIntyre, host of The Sound of Ideas heard on 90.3 WCPN ideastream.
Steve Gettle has been photographing nature since he was a kid. Today, he travels the globe, including Africa, Costa Rica, and the Galapagos with his camera equipment taking stunning shots.
The practice of weaving looms is becoming a lost art, kept alive by true masters of the craft. Irvin Trujillo of Chimayo, New Mexico is a seventh-generation weaver who brings with him the practices of his forefathers, while finding ways to carry the art into the modern age.
For most people, Halloween Jack-o-Lanterns are a blip on the holiday radar screen - a crudely carved pumpkin sits on your doorstep for a few days, then gets tossed away to make room for snowmen and reindeer. Artist Deane Arnold isn’t most people, though. This Reynoldsburg artist sculpts amazingly detailed 3-D portraits using pumpkins as his clay.
Razia Jan, Founder, The Zabuli School