May 5, 2015

THE ARMOR OF LIGHT screens at Montclair and Bentonville Film Festivals this week

THE ARMOR of LIGHT, directed by Abigail Disney, produced and co-directed by Okapi’s Kathleen Hughes, will screen at the Bentonville Film Festival, Geena Davis’ festival championing women and diversity in film, and the Montclair Film Festival. Ticketing information below:


Bentonville Film Festival
Wednesday, May 6 – 10:00 AM
Bentonville, Arkansas
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Montclair Film Festival
Saturday, May 9 – 3:30 PM
Sunday, May 10 – 3:30 PM
Montclair, NJ
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Montclair Film Festival Special Event:
In Conversation with Abigail Disney

Saturday, May 9 – 12:00 PM
Montclair, NJ
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April 24, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter weighs in on THE ARMOR OF LIGHT

The Hollywood Reporter calls The Armor Of Light “a thoughtful and moving portrait of a man who has risked his status and career to publicly fight for his convictions” with “compelling real-life drama.” Read the whole review here: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/armor-light-tribeca-review-790461

The Armor of Light


April 9, 2015

Montclair Film Festival adds THE ARMOR OF LIGHT

The Armor Of Light, directed by Abigail Disney and produced & co-directed by Okapi’s Kathleen Hughes, has been accepted to the Montclair Film Festival, and will show there on May 9 & 10.  Ticket information here: http://montclairfilmfest.org

The Armor of Light


March 24, 2015

Poster released for THE ARMOR OF LIGHT (Tribeca Film Fest premiere 4/18/15)


March 19, 2015

THE ARMOR OF LIGHT – world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced screening times for The Armor of Light, produced and co-directed by Okapi’s Kathleen Hughes. We hope you will join us at our world premiere on Saturday, April 18.  Passes and packages for ‪#‎TFF2015‬ are on sale now; individual tickets on sale March 31: http://bit.ly/tfftickets.

The Armor of Light

March 17, 2015

Tom Casciato & Kathleen Hughes appearing tonight with Project Lens

The Stories of Others: Balancing Representation and Interpretation

The Diller-Quaile School of Music, NYC

Join documentary film producers Kathleen Hughes and Tom Casciato, pianists Claudia Knafo and Alex Yagupsky, and the LENS team as we explore the challenges of telling other people’s stories. We’ll be presenting this event on the opening night of Diller-Quaile’s Keyboard Celebration conference. 7 pm tonight.logo











March 6, 2015

THE ARMOR OF LIGHT to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

Kathleen Hughes is the producer and co-director of THE ARMOR OF LIGHT, which will premiere in April at the Tribeca Film Festival. Directed by Abigail Disney, the film tells the story of an evangelical Christian minister’s spiritual journey as he tries to reconcile his pro-life stance with America’s pro-gun culture.

Rob Schenck

January 3, 2015

Bill Moyers tells the Washington Post about his favorite project

In the Washington Post‘s story about Bill Moyers’ retirement he tells @farhip that Okapi’s series of Milwaukee films is favorite project.  He says the series “nailed what was happening as the middle class dropped through the cracks and the political class looked the other way except rhetorically.”  Read the article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/bill-moyers-signs-off–for-the-final-time-he-swears/2015/01/01/1c641bac-9118-11e4-a412-4b735edc7175_story.html

Two American FamiliesWatch the film here: http://www.okapiproductions.com/watch/

October 17, 2014

In Production: The Black Middle Class

IMG_2163On location with Bob Herbert in Chicago for a film he and Tom Casciato are making for PBS with our friends at @POV about America’s black middle class. Bob is speaking with 91-year-old activist Clyde Ross (left) who successfully fought scurrilous housing practices in Chicago in the late ’60s. Look for the film in 2015.