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:

  • Aired on network broadcast television to more than 40% of U.S. households, including primetime
  • Received a nationwide broadcast via FSN—60 million homes
  • Broadcast on ESPN Classic—30 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: at the time it was 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

Click below to watch the trailer for the film (4 minutes).

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