Appleseed Entertainment is a Los Angeles-based independent film production company
founded in 2006 by Ben Moses and Lynne Moses.
Latest Feature Documentary:
In 2013, Yulia Marushevska was an idealistic graduate student.
Andriy Shevchenko, a former TV journalist, was an opposition member of parliament.
In their revolution, her YouTube video “I Am a Ukrainian” went viral and
he had an impact out on the Maidan he’d never had inside Parliament.
Their filmmaker friend, Ben Moses, was there through it all,
chronicling this personal journey through a revolution.
This award-winning documentary, previously titled “I Am a Ukrainian: personal stories of a revolution,”
has screened worldwide.
More at the film’s Official Site.
In the Works:
A series of releases from a small but powerful new “international news operation” featuring Yulia Marushevska. Current events, celebration of Ukrainian culture and updates on the post-revolution reform efforts are aimed at the domestic Ukrainian audience and the English-speaking West. The team will produce short, 2- to 4-minute “video vignettes” in Ukrainian and English for distribution in Ukraine and around the world. To be established and produced by documentarian and former TV news producer Ben Moses with the cooperation and assistance of The Kyiv Post and the Odessa regional administration.
A Whisper to a Roar tells the heroic stories of courageous democracy activists in five countries around the world – Egypt, Malysia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. The film was inspired by the work of Stanford University’s Larry Diamond, author of “The Spirit of Democracy” and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, where he directs the Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. It was funded by the foundation of Prince Moulay Hicham of Morocco, a renowned democracy advocate. The film was shot over three years and premiered in Los Angeles in October 2012 prior to a limited theatrical release. It became available online and on DVD in April 2013. More at the film’s Official Site.