From sneaking past the Khmer Rouge to outrunning Somali bandits, director / cinematographer Rick Ray shares the stories behind his most compelling footage.

Rick also gives tips to aspiring videographers on how to get past angry Indian mobs and how to talk your way out of Ethiopian jails. Be mesmerized by stories, photos and film clips from decades of misadventures, as you flirt with international danger and intrigue dished up by acclaimed storyteller Rick Ray. A former Lonely Planet backpacker turned cinematographer, writer and director, Rick Ray has produced more than twelve films on regions as diverse as Israel, Bali, Borneo, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Syria and Iceland. Rick’s appearance at Calvin marks his third annual visit to our campus.