What is it about Spain’s 1200 year-old Camino de Santiago trail that lures people from all over the world to spend a month or more walking the 500 miles with little more than a backpack and a pair of boots? Filmmaker Lydia B. Smith undertook this life-changing journey and shares her experiences in her award-winning documentary Walking The Camino. Be among the first to enjoy this film… there will be a screening on Tuesday, November 11th at the Siff Cinema Uptown in Seattle at 7PM. If you can’t make that one, join Lydia on Wednesday, November 12th at 7PM at Queen Anne United Methodist Church for a screening followed by a Q and A. Click here for more info.

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Producing Walking The Camino was a perfect fit for Lydia B. Smith who lived in Spain for more than six years and speaks fluent Spanish, Italian, and Catalan. She’s a licensed Spiritual Practitioner from the Agape International Spiritual Center… and it goes without saying, that she loves to hike and spend time in nature. Smith’s past credits include Senior Producer on CNN’s Soldiers of Peace: A Children’s Crusade; Co-Producer and 2nd Unit Director of Photography on the CNN documentary, The Mystery of the Arctic Rose; 2nd Unit Director of Photography on the PBS program, Stand Up; American Producer for Chilean TV’s The Route of the Beringia; Director of Photography for Anthony Hopkins Teaches; and many more. In addition to her producing and directing career, Smith has worked as Camera Assistant and Operator on major motion pictures, national commercials, and top music videos.

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