The Movement: One Man Joins an Uprising

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    With mom on the red carpet

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    Breckenridge Festival of Film

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    With producer/co-director Kurt Miller

  • In Anchorage, Alaska with the premiere of The Movement: One Man Joins an Uprising

    Anchorage International Film Fest

40 minute documentary film, written and co-directed by Greg I. Hamilton

movt-posterGREG’S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT has received critical acclaim as an official selection of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival along with selections and 5 awards from 20 other film festivals around the world.

The Movement is the story of Rick Finkelstein returning to the mountain where his life was changed forever. Paralyzed in a ski accident in 2004 Rick wasn’t expected to live. Even with the latest equipment and support from heroes and pioneers of his sport, Rick faced a daunting challenge with no guarantees.

This 40-minute documentary screened as an official selection at 21 film festivals worldwide, plus:

  • espn-classicCurrently airing on ESPN Classic—30 million homes. Click for air dates (new dates added as scheduled)
  • Aired on network broadcast television to more than 40% of U.S. households, including primetime
  • Received a nationwide broadcast via FSN—60 million homes
  • Played on Frontier Airlines throughout November, 2012—1 million estimated passengers
  • PSA for the film narrated by Chris Pine played during NBC’s primetime Olympic coverage (averaging 30+ million viewers: the most-watched TV event in U.S. history)
  • Released on DVD and in a box set with Robert Redford’s Downhill Racer plus classic ski films from Greg Stump and Matchstick Productions

Greg is also writing the book. Click below to watch the trailer for the film (4 minutes).