CH-Atlanta 009-CHintvs-crop2Kovno Communications, Inc. (KCI) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization which was founded in 1997 with a mission to develop, produce and distribute film and video for educational purposes.  Rick Goldsmith, two-time Academy Award-nominated director, is the principal filmmaker and President of Kovno Communications.

KCI is concerned primarily with film and video projects that address cultural and social themes in American life, democratic ideals, and the concerns of youth.   The distribution objectives of KCI are:  1) to ensure the widest distribution possible, in general and educational venues; and 2) to stimulate public discussion and debate on the issues and themes addressed in its films.

In production:

Stripped for Parts: American Journalism at the Crossroads, directed by Rick Goldsmith, produced by Rick Goldsmith and Lauren Kawana

In distribution:

MIND/GAME: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw, produced and directed by Rick Goldsmith

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, co-produced and directed by Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith. Academy Award nominee; Peabody Award winner.

Everyday Heroes, co-produced and directed by Rick Goldsmith and Abby Ginzberg

Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press, produced and directed by Rick Goldsmith. Academy Award nominee.

Sponsored by Kovno Communications:
Films produced and directed by Abby Ginzberg, including:

Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa (In production, Rick Goldsmith, consulting producer)

Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderon’s American Journey

Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice