Filmmaker Nick Lewis calls into Film Courage to share his story of a lawyer turned filmmaker in the making of Rise and Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story. We learn why he was compelled to make a movie about Jay’s story, why he set a $215,000 Kickstarter goal, how he reached that goal, and the film’s resulting theatrical deal. The film opened in over 100 theaters across the country in November 2011.
(This show originally aired in October 2011)
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