A 5-minute documentary and two short commercials urging donations for the Honduran victims of Hurricane Mitch. Followed by some raw footage of the devastation wreaked by the hurricane.
0:00 Avid logo, count-in.
0:19 Man talks about the results of Hurricane Mitch in Honduras: everything was destroyed, and in order to rebuild, the people need seeds and nails.
0:45 Titles: “Seeds and Nails” . A holiday telethon for the survivors of Hurricane Mitch in Honduras.
1:07 Voice over explains the wreckage caused by Hurricane Mitch in Honduras with shots of the disaster area. The we learn what efforts are being made to help Hondurans.
2:05 We see remote area where no outsiders had been for 30 years. Captain Maldanado, US Army specialist, explains the necessity for the people to plant immediately or else they will miss the year’s harvest. He claims that the people want to rebuild the area by themselves, but they need the basic resources to do it – nails and seeds.
3:36 Information about the rescue efforts. Lt Col James Nelson talks aobut how Honduras is rebuilding itself right now. Carlos Flores, President of Honduras, says we need to use this incident to make a better Honduras.
4:34 Plea for help. They want to raise $1 million for seeds, nails, water, sanitation, and schools.
5:03 Seeds for Honduras is a project of FITV. Call Tom Weinberg for information or to donate.
5:36 End of piece.
Two shorter spots that seem more like commercials.
5:41 Voice over asks for donations and gives basic info on hurricane.
6:11 Same as last spot with longer script.
8:26 Hondurans cleaning their home after the hurricane, volunteers unloading packages from airplane.
10:15 End of tape.