Jail Guitar Doors

Jail Guitar Doors

Jail Guitar Doors works toward a more fair and just America. They are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing musical instruments and mentorship to help rehabilitate prisoners through the transformative power of music. Jail Guitar Doors implements prison programs and produce concert events. They advance new solutions to diminish prison violence and recidivism. They support organizations that […]

Let Fury Have the Hour

“Portrays artists as world citizens creating works that transcend borders and have the ability to alter perspectives and inspire change…. It’s good to be reminded now and again that art matters, and to dare to think that artists can and often do join forces and change the world” -NPR/KQED “Antonino D’Ambrosio’s new film, Let Fury Have […]

Look Again to the Wind (Album)

All anyone needed to do was press the record button and watch. Then listen. A demand. No hesitation because he believed in songs. Hard. He believed in the promise of democracy. Hard. Johnny Cash believed. His big vision intensified by concern for the suffering of others because he never forgot his struggles to survive. It’s […]

A Kiss to the Land by Denizé Lauture

http://www.subpresscollective.com/a-kiss-to-the-land-by-denize-lauture/ A Kiss to the Land by Denizé Lauture, Poems selected and introduced by Antonino D’Ambrosio Invoking the dreams of his Haitian ancestors, who now haunt his memories, Denizé Lauture’s poetry is imbued with a sense of never forgetting, reminding us all that the story of enduring must continue to be written, spoken, and dreamt. Writing and performing in […]

Frank Serpico

“Frank Serpico” is a finely etched and fascinating documentary. Directed by Antonino D’Ambrosio, it’s a portrait of the legendary Brooklyn-born Italian- American cop who blew the whistle on New York police corruption in the late ’60s and early ’70s — and, of course, it’s a movie you can hardly watch without comparing it to “Serpico,” […]

SoundHunters

Part of the award-winning transmedia project produced by a_Bahn and broadcast around the world by ARTE. “I am, what the French call, a “poet engage” or engagement poet,” noted poet and educator Denize Lauture declares in the film Speak the Words the Way You Breathe. The film is critically acclaimed filmmaker (Let Fury Have the […]

How creative response artists and activists can transform world

In an exchange of essays on American democracy published in the January 11, 1941, issue of The Nation, a few leading intellectuals of the time explored the question “Who owns the future?” The context: an escalating world war and the rise of fascism and despotism, which had engulfed the world in an ideology that would cost […]

“No Free Lunch” with Lewis Black

Comedian Lewis Black Rants Against Corporate Greed – A short film starring the groundbreaking comedian Lewis Black. Written/directed by Antonino D’Ambrosio (critically acclaimed author of “Let Fury Have the Hour” and the upcoming “A Heartbeat and A Guitar”), “No Free Lunch” is presented by the union SEIU and produced with Noise-Pop Industries. This is the […]