In the Emmy Award winning film HOME, young Dubliner, Alan Cooke reflects on recently immigrating to New York City. Exploring such universal themes as nostalgia, the journey and the concept of home, the film includes interviews with native New Yorkers, immigrants and a host of prominent New Yorkers. Woody Allen, Pete Hamill, Liam Neeson, Mike Myers, Susan Sarandon, Frank and Malachy McCourt, David Amram, Armand DiMele, Elaine Kaufman Fran Lebowitz, Alfred Molina, Drew Nieporent, Rosie Perez, Colin Quinn, Father Peter Colapietro and Vinny Vella all share their great love for the city they call home.
Teaching Gardens was commissioned by the Michael and Annie Falk Foundation, for the American Heart Association. Teaching Gardenshave now been planted in more than 200 elementary schools across the country. These gardens are real-life learning laboratories for students. Focused on reversing current childhood obesity trends, the Gardens initiative recently began its program in Palm Beach County where Annie Falk is Chair of the American Heart Association's Palm Beach Heart Ball, the longest, continual Heart Ball in the nation.