Freedom Writers Foundation

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Stories From an Undeclared War and Erin Gruwell Return to Newport Beach Tonight

    Stories From an Undeclared War, a documentary about former Newport Beach resident Erin Gruwell and the at-risk students who came under her wing at Wilson High School in Long Beach, screens free at 6:30 this evening in the Friends Room at Newport Beach Public Library.Directed by Dennis Rice, the empo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Newport Beach Film Festival News and Notes

    Random notes, observations and stuff plucked off the cutting room floor from the Newport Beach Film Festival, which runs through Thursday night.The hierarchy of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion is the main antagonist in Macky Alston's excellent documentary Love Free or Die, which is a ... More >>

  • Film

    April 19, 2012

    Erin Gruwell Documents the War At Home

    'Stories From an Undeclared War' takes the Freedom Writers muse Erin back to her old stomping grounds