In April Leah Mahan traveled to Indonesia as a Film Envoy with the American Film Showcase to share Come Hell or High Water and lead discussions and workshops with students, environmentalists, journalists and filmmakers. Her post on the trip is on the AFS blog and there are a few additional photos here and many more on Flickr and other updates in the newsletter. The trip was covered by the media in Indonesia, including the Jakarta Post and CNN Indonesia.
"What does Turkey Creek, Mississippi — 320 acres of green-brown wetlands, settled in 1866 by a group of emancipated African Americans — have to do with Indonesia? Plenty."− Jakarta Post
"I understood that the U.S. embassy had good reason to believe that my film about a tiny community in coastal Mississippi would speak to Indonesians, but I wasn’t sure what to expect."− Leah Mahan