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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..."

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