Far From Home

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Directors: Phil Hessler, Galen Knowles
Year: 2014
Running Time: 74 minutes

Synopsis
Coming from an abusive family life in Uganda to facing isolation and despair upon immigrating to the US, Brolin found sanctuary in the unlikely sport of snowboarding. Combined with a passion for education, Brolin was able to find an eclectic community that fostered his growth in times of need. Brolin now strives to be the first snowboarder to represent an African country in the Olympics while simultaneously pursuing a career in medicine. Far From Home is a character-driven story that shows the impact a positive community can have on the life of another.

Awards
ColdSmoke Film Festival – Spirit Award
Jackson Hole Planet – Best Film of 2015
Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Official Selection
Boulder International Film Festival – Official Selection
Phoenix International Film Festival – Official Selection
Newport Beach International Film Festival – Official Selection
Stockholm Junior Film Festival – Official Selection
Sun Valley Film Festival – Official Selection

Far From Home
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