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Congrats to 'HeartChild,' Indiewire's Project of the Week!

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire May 23, 2012 at 12:23PM

Thanks to your votes, the autism documentary "HeartChild" won this weekend’s Project of the Week contest!
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Thanks to your votes, the autism documentary "HeartChild" won this weekend’s Project of the Week contest!

Congratulations to “HeartChild" director Ben Duffy. The filmmaker will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and the film is now officially a candidate for Project of the Month. That winner will be awarded with a consultation from the Sundance Institute.

Here's what the project's about:

"Heart Child" is a documentary film about twenty-nine year old Crys Worley, who is the mother of a nine year old autistic child, Sasha. It is a remarkable story about a mother's struggles, not only with her own health, but the well being of her son. Committing to Sasha that she will never give up on him and inspired by the challenges parents of autistic children face, she started a non-profit organization, called A.Skate - Autism. Skating with Kids through Acceptance, Therapy, and Education. This film documents her extraordinary journey.
 

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