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Berends Still In Custody

As a Gucci Fund recipient, the Tribeca family is watching especially closely the continuing and unfortunate story of filmmaker and friend Andrew Berends who has been detained in Nigeria. Word on Friday was that he had been released, but he was taken back into custody today and further action is still needed to close the […]

Arrest of Journalists in the News

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! was arrested at the Republican convention and it was captured on tape. She has been released, but the images are still sobering. Read the AP article>>

And documentary filmmaker and friend Andrew Berends has been detained in Nigeria where he has been filming. For those who don’t know Andy, he won […]

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