2/25/14: Matthew VanDyke's documentary film about Syria Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution has been selected as a finalist for the Best Documentary Short award in the DIY Film Festival in Santa Monica, CA.
2/23/14: VanDyke's documentary about the conflict in Syria Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution was shown at the Short. Sweet. Film Fest in Ohio City, Ohio.
2/22/14: Die Ungeduldigen screened VanDyke's documentary film Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution in Berlin, Germany.
2/15/14: VanDyke's Syria documentary Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution will be shown at the Thin Line Film Festival in Denton, Texas.
2/7/14: Matthew VanDyke was on Media Mayhem with host Allison Hope Weiner for an in-depth, 45 minute interview about his experiences fighting in Libya and filming in Syria, "Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution," the current situation in Syria, the Egyptian revolution, women's rights in the region, US foreign policy, the 2012 Benghazi attack, VanDyke's experiences as an embedded journalist in Iraq, and why VanDyke has devoted himself to revolution.
2/3/14: VanDyke's Syria documentary Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution will be screened again at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (an Academy Award qualifying film festival) in Santa Barbara, California.
2/2/14: Matthew VanDyke's Syria film Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution will be shown at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (an Academy Award qualifying film festival) in Santa Barbara, California.
Freedom fighter, former POW, award-winning documentary filmmaker, founder and Director of the NGO After The Revolution, Middle East analyst, TV and radio commentator, Huffington Post blogger, and award-winning writer Matthew VanDyke has had extraordinary adventures in some of the world's most dangerous places. He has driven motorcycles in warzones, explored the vast reaches of the Sahara desert, fought in the Libyan civil war to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi, and directed the award-winning Syria documentary film Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution. His experiences are part of a new film about his life, Point and Shoot. More...
Here you will find an extensive biography of Matthew VanDyke, photo and video galleries, accounts of his many adventures in Africa, the Middle East, and Afghanistan, details about his career as a revolutionary and freedom fighter, press articles, and the latest news about his work.
A new film about Matthew VanDyke, Point and Shoot, will premiere at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in New York in April!
Matthew VanDyke's documentary film about the conflict in Syria, Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution, has won 33 awards, has been screened in over 100 film festivals in more than 15 countries, and was seen by millions on television.
Matthew VanDyke spent approximately $30,000 of his own money and borrowed funds on Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution. If you support his work and Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution, please donate through Rally.org or PayPal. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Syrian children when VanDyke returns to Turkey/Syria in 2014:
CNN has broadcast 6 reports about or related to Matthew VanDyke's Syria film Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution. To watch the others, click here
The Award-Winning Freedom Fighter Blog
The Freedom Fighter Blog, written by Matthew VanDyke, contains personal accounts of his ongoing mission to combat authoritarianism, and analysis and commentary of current events surrounding the struggle for freedom worldwide.
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"Everything a blog should be: informative, interesting, well written, thoughtful and occasionally provocative. VanDyke declared “the 21st century is the century of freedom” – he’s fighting for it with both pen and sword."