Caption: Chris Bashinelli
Chris Bashinelli 

Producer Profile: Chris Bashinelli

From: Vision Maker Media
Series: Native Producer Profile
Length: 15:41

Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with filmmaker Chris Bashinelli.

Bashinelli_small_small Ben Kreimer speaks with Chris Bashinelli, host and executive director of Bridge the Gap to Pine Ridge, an upcoming installment to the Bridge the Gap TV documentary series. Bridge the Gap to Pine Ridge follows Bashinelli as he drops in on the day-to-day lives of residents in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, to find out about life on Pine Ridge, their stories and how they see themselves in the larger context of the world. Bashinelli, the host and executive producer of Bridge the Gap TV, started the documentary series to expose people to locations around the world that often receive negative media attention.  By presenting a positive perspective on places like Pine Ridge, Bridge the Gap TV aims to change the world for the better through intercultural communication and understanding.

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Piece Description

Ben Kreimer speaks with Chris Bashinelli, host and executive director of Bridge the Gap to Pine Ridge, an upcoming installment to the Bridge the Gap TV documentary series. Bridge the Gap to Pine Ridge follows Bashinelli as he drops in on the day-to-day lives of residents in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, to find out about life on Pine Ridge, their stories and how they see themselves in the larger context of the world. Bashinelli, the host and executive producer of Bridge the Gap TV, started the documentary series to expose people to locations around the world that often receive negative media attention.  By presenting a positive perspective on places like Pine Ridge, Bridge the Gap TV aims to change the world for the better through intercultural communication and understanding.

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