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STORYHUNTER.TV PRESENTS, "STORYHUNTER" A DOCUMENTARY SERIES
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
In recent years, we witnessed a dramatic shift in the way we get our news; citizens with a smartphone can now film world events faster than large media companies. Scores of professional news operations have shut down their foreign bureaus. News aggregators are abundant, recycling the same stories over and over.
Technology is moving at lightning-fast speeds, but journalism lags behind. There are plenty of people tweeting, blogging, sharing, and liking content, but there aren’t enough creating media that matters.
We founded Storyhunter to empower local, professional video journalists to tell the world’s most important, untold stories.
We believe the best story ideas are born from people on the ground, not editors in other continents. We embrace stories that highlight injustice and harmful cultural stereotypes.
We believe voices of regular people are more truthful than politicians or pundits. We look for positive, inspiring tales that don’t ebb with the 24-hour news cycle.
We believe the future of humanity will be determined by the quality of the information we share and the stories we tell ourselves. We enable our Storyhunters to turn their boldest ideas into premium web video content.
We have created a new model for video journalism production that combines the best aspects of citizen journalism, access and authenticity, with the best practices of professional journalism, high quality and credibility. Our web platform connects a global network of professional, local freelance video journalists to the world’s most forward-thinking digital publishers.
Storyhunter sees a web site today no differently than our ancestors saw the walls of a cave; a blank canvas to communicate our most genuine fears, dreams, and stories. We want to fill this modern canvas with true stories from real people, more accurately reflecting the human experience.
When & Where
(March 2011) ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY called reRun one of 8 nationwide theaters "redefining the moviegoing experience."
(April 2011) EVERY DAY WITH RACHAEL RAY praised reRun's gourmet popcorn as one of 4 nationwide theaters "giving their classic snack an upgrade."
(October 2011) TIME OUT NEW YORK singled out reRun as a "DIY trailblazer," saying they "love reRun's laid-back vibe" and "friendly staff."
(December 2011) TRAVEL AND LEISURE hailed reRun, among 9 others, as one of "The World's Coolest Movie Theaters."
(February 2012) VARIETY says reRun "raises bar for indies" and is "among the only theaters in the U.S. that provides newfound theatrical and ancillary opportunities to films without a [distributor]."
reRun is reBar's independent cinema, located just down the hall from the restaurant. Featuring 48 reclaimed car seats, full bar, gourmet snack counter, and a 12-foot screen, reRun offers just the kind of intimate art-house theater experience you'd expect from the creators of the funky gastropub reBar.
reRun provides a large theater AV experience. An all-digital 1080p HD projector, coupled with a monstrous JBL 7.1 surround pro-audio sound system make the movies projected on the twelve foot screen come alive in a sparkling show. The bar features two rotating draft taps, a broad selection of bottled craft beers, a selection of sustainable, organic, and biodynamically farmed wines, a full liquor cabinet for your imbibing pleasure, and traditional and creative snacks created by reBar's Executive Chef Jeremy Leech.
During off-hours reRun is available for private rental. Children's birthdays, corporate off-site meetings, and private get-togethers are all possible in the theater. Call Veronica at (917) 583-9343 for private bookings. Catering available for your parties through reBar.//