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The City of God

The City of God is a feature-length documentary that explores the story of Lemuel and how they seek to develop their community in rural northwest Haiti. Spend a day with this incredible organization and its founder, Manis Dilus, as you discover their unusual approach to poverty alleviation and community development.

This film is designed to give you a glimpse into the life and mentality of the leadership of this organization, how they prioritize the dignity of the local people, and how they are led by Haitians and for Haitians. Follow Manis on his journey out of poverty and back to his people to work for the restoration, hope and dignity of this unique community.

With this documentary, experience for yourself how Lemuel and the people of The Plateau work together to develop their community into a place where people are proud to live and are empowered to help not only themselves but others as well.

  • Nate Sheppard
  • Nate Sheppard
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 29 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 22, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    24,000 USD
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    United States
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Director Biography - Nate Sheppard

Nate Sheppard is a multimedia creative with a focus on video and music production. Based in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, Nate was the 2019 recipient of the Northern Arts Council’s Indiviual Artist Grant and has worked on a wide range of projects including directing a feature-length documentary, creating an online arts festival, and producing cinematic poems and dance films, designing escape rooms and multimedia art installations, and art performing music on stage and online. He is passionate about innovation, education and collaboration, so if you are interested in connecting, please reach out.

More info at www.natesheppard.com.

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