Reviews and Festivals
"Original orchestral background music, infused with guitar, violin, and piano accompaniment, lends atmosphere to this inspiring and comforting film."
"A tale of triumph and perseverance, it captures the human spirit at its most raw, as it comes to grips with life, death and how to live each day to its fullest."
"If you are looking for something inspirational, check out this doc!"
"Uplifting, heart wrenching, a visual feast"
— Hill City News
"One of the most intimate portrayals that brings many faithful people to a better understanding of the divine"
— DISH Magazine
"The emotional journey the viewer takes by watching the short documentary has a powerful and influential faith in healing"
— LA Splash
"Anyone who has faced such a severe diagnosis can take many lessons from Phil's metamorphosis, first seeking a cure then healing himself by accepting the unstoppable result."
"One of the significantly inspirational films...A remarkable documentary created by director Annie O'Neil"
Palm Springs International ShortFest, Audience Favorite
Flickers Rhode Island Film Festival, First Prize Humanitarian Award
Tacoma Film Festival, Audience Choice Short
La Costa Film Festival, Best Short Documentary
Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, Best Short Documentary
SFDocs Film Festival, Audience Award
deadCenter Film Festival, Special Jury Short Film
Black Hills Film Festival, Best Short Documentary
WorldFest Houston Film Festival, Special Jury Award
Julien Dubuque Film Festival, People's Choice Award
SXSW International Film Festival (World Premiere)
Nantucket Film Festival
Nashville Film Festival
Port Townsend Film Festival
Myrtle Beach Film Festival
Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival
Sarasota Film Festival