Public Health Seminar Series:

Paths to Health: Capturing the Stories Beyond the Statistics by Samah Tokmachi

Monday, March 6, 2017 12:00pm CalIT2, Auditorium OCW Video Archive
Seminar Abstract

When the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation challenged communities to think of health beyond medicine, they called on efforts to build a culture of health in diverse communities and to document the case studies that built on this model. Towards that end, YOND3R (a small creative agency) was engaged to help capture stories of diverse individuals and their paths to build a culture health. Samah Tokmachi will share insights from this story telling process through a series of documentaries that resulted from the collaboration with YOND3R.

Speaker Biography - Samah Tokmachi

Samah Tokmachi
Samah Tokmachi Creative Director for YOND3R
Samah Tokmachi is a filmmaker whose award-winning films have appeared in several festivals. He received his education in cinema from Columbia College. He has written, directed and edited for television and the web. With work that has ranged from documentary films for the United Nations to uplifting entertainment for SoulPancake, he has had the opportunity to explore various modes of creative storytelling— all with the intention of reflecting and inspiring the human heart.

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