29th October 2006 — Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
The Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s documentary “Pray & Serve: Amma’s Response to the Tsunami” won the Filmmaker’s Award at the prestigious Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival in Arkansas, USA.
The film was screened on 28th October and the award was presented the following night.
This Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is now in its 15th year, having begun in 1992. The 2006 festival was attended by some 12,000 people. The audience for Pray & Serve was visibly moved by the film’s portrayal of Amma’s compassionate response to the infamous disaster.
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