Gabriel is a young rock drummer desperate to hide his recent Bipolar diagnosis from his band mates. When his therapist orders him to participate in a mixed-ability football game, he meets Christopher, an institutionalized 17-year-old with Asperger Syndrome who yearns to find a purpose. This funny, heartwarming film explores how two young men with wildly different lives find true friendship. (Suggested for ages 16+)
Audience Award—Best Film—Cleveland International Film Festival
“[Director] Kelly is fearless in the way he tackles mental illness.”— Fionnuala Halligan, Screen Daily
Followed by a Q&A with director Nick Kelly.
This film is sponsored by the Staunton Farm Foundation.