"Came from Nothing" Documentary Screening

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You are cordially invited to the premiere screening event for the film on May 4th, 2017 at 7:30PM. The screening will be held at the APEX Museum, 135 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA. It is free to attend, with paid parking available on-site. Came From Nothing is a documentary film that chronicles the life story of Benjamin "Big Mouth Ben" Graham, an entrepreneur and motivational entertainer who owns a convenience store on historic Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. Big Mouth Ben overcame 17 years of addiction and homelessness on Auburn Avenue to open the store just two blocks from the same bridge under which he once slept, and one block from the birth home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The film was produced by Georgia Tech students Nick Tippens and Ali Yildirim as part of a project studio course titled "Sweet Auburn: Birthplace of Ideas." View the Trailer The faculty advisor for this project is Nassim JafariNaimi, a professor in the Digital Media department at Georgia Tech and the director of the Design and Social Interaction Studio.


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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Created: 04/24/2017
  • Modified By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Modified: 04/24/2017


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