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Bringing Heart to Indianapolis and the Heartland Film Festival By Joe Fab, director of Paper Clips and co-director of NOT The Last Butterfly   I love film festivals. Everybody who knows me knows that. And yet, I had never been to the Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis even though it’s been around for 26 years. Thanks to Cheryl Rattner–Price and former San Diegan Craig Prater, that failure has just been rectified.  ...

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A special story showing Paper Clips and The Butterfly Project coming full circle… By Joe Fab, director of Paper Clips   Indulge me for a moment if you will, Dear Reader…   Recently I found myself going through a big box of notes from students at schools where I’ve shared my film Paper Clips and spoken to classes over the years. Here are a few samples: “Dear Mr. Fab… your movie really inspired me not to judge...

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A Special Thank You to Our Education Team   The Butterfly Project has many champions without whom this work would not be possible. But amongst all of our supporters, we want to take time this month to recognize a special group of women who stand out for all of their hard work, dedication, and tireless commitment to sharing The Butterfly Project’s message with students across the country.   The Education Team The Butterfly...

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Yom HaShoah Commemorations By Christine Tomasello, Director of Operations   In 2017, The Butterfly Project’s wings spread far and wide by participating in Yom HaShoah and Holocaust Remembrance events around the country. Several schools, JCCs, and community organizations from 16 different cities across the US incorporated The Butterfly Project in their Yom HaShoah activities, bringing people together to paint butterflies in...

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