Clean Water For God’s Thirsty Children
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Describes Water With Blessings an organization that provides filters to Water Women in locations without clean, potable water. Features the stateside volunteers whose work of mercy helps make this possible.
Contest: 2016 Share the Story Contest
Created By: Patrick Delahanty
Location: Louisville, KY, USA
Diocese: Louisville, KY
Filmmaker Age: 73
Experience Level: Moderate
Video Length: 6:48
Rev. Patrick Delahanty is a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville. During is 47 years of service he has been a pastor, the director of Migration and Refugee Services for Catholic Charities of Louisville, and the executive director of the Catholic Conference of Kentucky. For more than 40 years he has worked in media as a still photographer and sometimes producer. He was chair of the board of a now defunct religious media company named Ikonographics. His photos have appeared in various national publications, local newspapers and in the book Words to Love by…Mother Teresa published by Ave Maria Press. In addition, he chairs the Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and continues to advocate its abolition in Kentucky and the United States. He has produced 75+ videos of interviews with murder victim family members, family members of the condemned and other Kentuckians for the Coalition.
I video much more of a conversation than I need and listen to them over and over and the themes unfold in ways that allow me to tell the story. Also stay alert because suddenly something will happen that makes a real difference in the outcome. Got the camera on in time, for example, to catch a phone conversation of someone calling to volunteer. That became the closing scene.
The producer, director, writer, videographer and editor is Rev. Patrick Delahanty. There was no other crew.
The cast included those interviewed: Lee Cybulski, Joanne Cybulski (not speaking but appearing next to her husband), Mary Ann Diersing, Theresa Hansbrough, Shawn Huffman, Sr. Larraine Lauter OSU, Barbara Oestritter, Sharon Oster, Vickie J. Wilson and Mariam Zajia