Tuesday, July 2, 2013

TWIFF Announces New Partner: CTC Global


“The Third World has much to offer--by way of its countless struggles, missteps, and victories--to the rest of the world”

MDS Foundation, a 501-C (3) tax exempt corporation,is happy to announcethe addition of CTC Global as a Partner to TWIFF 2013 -- Third World Indie Film Festival (www.thirdworldindiefilmfest.com)happening this September 20-22, 2013 at the Century @ Pacific Commons, 43917 Pacific Commons Blvd., Fremont, Ca 94538. Red Carpet event will be held at Dave and Buster, Great Mall Plaza Milpitas, Ca 95035 on Sept 19 2013 – Thursday from 6-10pm. Another fun event will be held at Summit Point Country Club in Milpitas Ca 95035 on Sept 20 2013 – Friday from 6-10pm.

Bay Area-based CTC Global also known as California Technological Care is a non-profit 501-C (3) public benefit corporationunder the leadership of Co-Founders Albert “Sandy” Munroe and Demos Punsalan whose mission is to fight information poverty. CTC’s programs are a positive catalyst for change specifically in Northern and Central Valley California as well as locations within the Philippines, South America, Africa and Afghanistan. Its current project, “No Child Left Off-Line” focuses on Children with Special Needs in the Philippines.(http://ctcglobal.wordpress.com/;www.ctcphilippines.wordpress.com; www.no-child-left-off-line.org).

“Our vision is to assist underutilized individuals grasp their hopes and dreams by helping them achieve their rightful place in today’s society”, remarks by Demos Punsalan, CTC Global Executive Director and Co-Founder”. Albert “Sandy” Munroe, CTC Chief Executive Officer who echoed the vision of his co-founder, further stated, “TWIFF represents a pioneering collection of films artistically encapsulating the plight of the disenfranchised.This festival underscores the need for adaptive global change to deal with our contemporary fiscal crises”, says Munroe.

“The Third World has much to offer--by way of its countless struggles, missteps, and victories--to the rest of the world” remarks by Ted Unarce, MDS Foundation Founder and TWIFF Chief Executive Officer. He further added, “Our intention is to bring these experiences to light--and to a broader audience--so that First World audiences not only are witness to its plight, but may also come to know the Third World experience as being present in every country.”

For further information, please visit TWIFF’s website: www.thirdworldindiefilmfest.com, or contact us via email:admin@thirdworldindiefilmfest.com or call 408 907 6925 on how we might work together toward a brighter future.

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