- Social Issues, Human Rights, and Portrait
The coffee industry sits at the center of American life and the café is a hub that brings people together.
No Single Origin is an award-winning short documentary film by HOME Storytellers that follows Tennessee native, Doug Hewitt, founder of 1951 Coffee Company, as he turns to the coffee industry to build a launchpad that supports refugees starting a new life in the U.S.. Three graduates from 1951 Coffee’s Barista Training Program share their experiences. A profound friendship unfolds when the four stories converge, highlighting the importance of human connection, community driven support, education, and integration.
This film was created to raise awareness on the challenges refugees face in early resettlement and bring support to initiatives like 1951 Coffee Company who is not only providing refugees with barista trainings and job opportunities but is also making their cafes a loving and supporting home for newcomers.
- Running time
- 19 minutes
- Francisco Alcala ... Director
- Alejandra Alcala ... Director
- Patti Bartelstein ... Producer
- Prod. Co.
- HOME Storytellers
- United States
- Years of Production
- Oakland/San Francisco/Vancouver
- Prod. Partners
- 1951 Coffee Company
- Release year
- Best Sorts Competition, Justice Film Festival, Global Shorts, San Francisco Independent Film Festival, The Taste Awards, The ImpactDocs Awards, Shorted, Dubai Independent Film Festival
- Best Shorts Competition Award Winner, Global Shorts Award Winner, The Taste Awards Finalist, The ImpactDocs Awards Award Winner, Dubai Independent Film Festival Finalist
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