ALZHEIMER’S: A LOVE STORY by Amanda Le, Gabe Schimmel, Riani Astuti, Monica Petruzzelli
Organization: Alzheimer’s Association of Orange County
Alzheimer’s: A Love Story follows Greg and Michael as they struggle with a disease that is actively eradicating the memory of a beautiful relationship 40+ years in the making, and deals with the pain, confusion, and love felt by everybody involved
INSIGHT, by Bryce Cyrier, Ben Weber, Eric Colonna, and Jackson Smith
Organization: Blind Children’s Learning Center
A film about Debi Worstman, who struggles to navigate the challenges of living in a rural area as a blind person.
VOICES FROM ORANGE COUNTY: UNDER THE PEEL by Hannah McDonald, Nelson Tracey, and Emiliana Ammirata
This film features voices from Orange County discussing the income gap in this county, both the wealthiest one in the country and the highest homeless rate.
SPIRIT by Alexandra Blum, Michael Stanziale, Brenna Foley, Julie Martorano
Organization: Coast Spirit Athletics
Two girls and their families figure out how to deal with their disabilities at the varying stages of their lives: childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. They are brought together by a special needs cheerleading team, where a day of competition challenges them to unite and to learn to live with spirit everyday.
WASTED by Vikalp Joisar, Duane Peterson, Dhwani Patel, Savannah Lew
Organization: Waste Not OC
Hannah McDonald volunteers to eat only food that has been wasted for five days in order to bring attention to the amount of food waste in Orange County.
OYSTER by Krysta Mortland, Adam Hahn, and Zach Stanton-Savitz
Organization: Trout Unlimited
A film about the fight to sustain the oyster industry in the context in an ever-changing America.
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