Linux Journal: FLOSS on the Big Screen
Jan 25, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Fred Noronha)
"Documentary film maker David Madie is on an unusual mission in
Africa. He's following a young computer entrepreneur whose story,
Madie believes, shows a different face of what condescendingly has
been called the Dark Continent.
"Based in Copenhagen, Madie runs his own company, Eighty Days
Productions, which takes its name from the novel by Jules Verne.
'The story was about this man who didn't know what he was doing,
[who] went out and then thought he wouldn't make his
round-the-world trip in 80 days.... I'm new to film-making, so I
don't know what I'm doing.... But I hope I'll make it anyway,' says
Madie, who previously filmed in the mountains of Nepal..."