children of the summer

Children of the Summer – DVD

Continuing the tradition of adventure and personal development, the teenagers who originally sailed around the world aboard the VLTVA wanted their children to have a similar experience. They worked for many years toward this goal, and 15 years after the circumnavigation were able to purchase the cutter, TAM. Children of the Summer is the story…

 
friendship under sail

Friendship Under Sail – DVD

Shown nationally on PBS. In an in-depth interview, filmmaker Geoff Parr asks Dr. Firestone to describe the element that went into the unique experience aboard the VLTVA. What made the circumnavigation an adventure that people would remember for the rest of their lives? The discussion that follows covers the most interesting aspect of the voyage…

 
Friendship

Friendship: A Life of Meaning and Compassion – DVD

Winner – Communicator Award of Distinction, 2002 Finalist – New York International Film & Video Competition, 2002 In the midst of urban America, there is a group of over 100 friends and acquaintances who seem to have transcended the too frequent monotony and emptiness of modern day life. This documentary tells the story of how,…

 
Handshake

Of Business and Friendship – DVD

This video received a Certificate of Creative Excellence at the 1990 U.S. Industrial Film and Video Festival. The story of a group of people who combined friendship, a unique understanding of psychology, and ingenious business skills to create several highly sucessful business ventures. This unusual combination entails an open and direct style of communication which…

 
voyage to understanding

Voyage to Understanding – DVD

A remarkable adventure film of 11 teenagers’ successful circumnavigation of the world on the 85-foot schooner VLTAVA. Filled with beautiful and exciting footage, Voyage to Understanding is not only a stirring sea drama, it is also the touching and uplifting story of the people and circumstances that made this journey possible. Winner, Chris Statuette, Columbus…