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Face 2 Face -- How friendly are your Facebook friends? Are they really your friends? Filmmaker Katherine Brooks (Loving Annabelle) sets on an 11,000-mile journey across the country to meet some of them to find out. A FilmBuff Presentation.
Face 2 Face -- Face 2 Face is a feature length documentary that follows the 11,000 mile cross country adventure of filmmaker, Katherine Brooks.

After major surgery, Katherine was feeling isolated and alone. Spending her days on Facebook, Katherine noticed she had 5,000 virtual friends, but had not had a hug in over a month. Struck with the idea that it takes more than a friend request to be a friend, she posted the following status update: the first 50 people who say YES...I'm coming to your city to meet you face to face.

Within 9 minutes, Katherine had her 50.

Funded solely by 846 backers on Kickstarter, Katherine set out on a journey that would change her life and the lives of those around her.


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2013 (USA) See more »
50 cities, 50 friends: Queen of Reality-TV, Katherine Brooks puts a face to Facebook.
This summer Katherine Brooks travels across the Unites States to meet 50 of her facebook friends, documenting the entire trip. Finally bringing us real reality. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Katherine Brooks ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jenae Castanon ... Herself
Maggie Chmiel ... Herself
Kelly Clement ... Herself
Nikki Collier ... Herself
Jessica Collins ... Herself
Briana Conatser ... Herself
Tanya Costa ... Herself

Traci Dinwiddie ... Herself

Sophie B. Hawkins ... Herself
Beth Hohlier ... Herself
Martina Holiday ... Herself
Karen Hopper ... Herself
Stephanie Ketterl
M.L. Licata ... Herself
Mary Lynne Licata ... Herself
Krysten Marlette ... Herself
Andrea Mia ... Herself
Jessika Owens ... Herself
Sara J. Schweitzer ... Herself
Ileen Sheneman ... Herself
Tamara Stampone ... Herself
Elizabeth A. Stevens ... Herself
Rachel Sundin ... Herself
Victoria Venturo ... Herself
Christina Wells ... Herself

Directed by
Katherine Brooks 
Produced by
Jenn Austin .... executive producer
Camille Cook .... associate producer
Beth Hohlier .... executive producer
Sandy Huddle .... executive producer
Susan Kloss .... associate producer
Jawad Qureshi .... associate producer
Diana Seto .... executive producer
Shelley Spears .... executive producer
Cynthi Stefenoni .... producer
Jennifer A. Tucker .... executive producer
Deborah Wineberg .... executive producer
Julie Wineberg .... consulting producer
Cinematography by
Maria Senger 
Film Editing by
Maria Senger 
Costume Design by
Jillian Ann Kreiner  (as Jillian Kreiner)
Camera and Electrical Department
Maria Senger .... still photographer
Music Department
Mason Cooper .... music supervisor: post production
Olivia d'Abo .... composer: theme music
Olivia d'Abo .... musician
Other crew
Rhonda Almquist .... production accountant
Mason Cooper .... production consultant
Tina Franceschini .... fundraiser
Shelly Greer .... graphic design director
Sandy Huddle .... unit publicist local
Amanda Renee Knox .... unit publicist (as Amanda Pennington)
Kathy Tobiasen .... fundraiser
Christine Crokos .... thanks
Sharon Goodrich .... special thanks

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USA:100 min
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A life-changing piece of film making., 10 July 2012
Author: Katie Gain from United Kingdom

You rarely find directors who use their work to pursue what they truly believe in. 'Hollywood' tends to be seen to be dominated by money and the desire for 'success' and NOT focusing on what is important - a connection and the truth.

Katherine Brooks is somebody I admire so greatly, and this project just reaffirms that.

Face 2 Face focuses on the issues of mental health and re-connecting with a world that is lost within the depths of social media. As a sufferer of anxiety and depression, this documentary moved me to a place beyond words of a review. The screener came at a perfect time for me due to a relapse, but seeing it brings the life changing message, YANA - you are not alone.

Society stigmatises mental health but F2F shows the intricacies and complexity of depression that hopefully makes those who do not suffer with mental health issues, think twice before they judge someone. Despite myself being judged a lot, F2F also shows that even if you are misunderstood by the world, you will never be completely alone.

This is the most inspirational piece of work I have ever seen. It is raw, it is emotional, it is REAL. Kat pushes the boundaries, and just creates magic.

I can't help but wonder what my life would be like if Kat didn't run away to Hollywood and start making movies, I know I would be a whole lot more misunderstood and unhappy.

For anyone who has ever felt misunderstood, hurt, sad, heartbroken, just any type of emotion, WATCH THIS and begin the healing. This woman will change your life. She changed mine.

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