For Once in My Life
Jim Bigham, Mark Moormann, USA, 2010.
Directed by: Jim Bigham, Mark Moormann
Producer: Jim Bigham
Production company: OPS, Inc
Cinematography: Jim Bigham, Mark Moormann
Editing: Amy Foote
Music: Philip Colodetti
Running time: 90'
This is the story of an inspiring group of people and their dream to make music. This documentary film follows the members of the Spirit of Goodwill Band while they prepare for the concert of a lifetime. As they navigate daily life, these 28 musicians and singers, all with a wide range of severe mental and physical disabilities, display innate talent, humor and tenacity. ‘For Once In My Life’ shatters preconceived notions of what it means to be ‘disabled’ and reveals the humor, hope and the greatness within us all.
SXSW Film Festival – Audience Award ,
Sarasota Film Festival – Audience Award ,
Sonoma International Film Festival – Jury Award ,
Nashville Film Festival - Audience Award
Jim Bigham is a graduate of the London Film School and is currently based in South Florida. Jim has produced hundreds of TV commercials in the U.S. and worldwide, and has been recognized for his work on feature films and documentaries.
Mark Moormann is a South Florida-based filmmaker with extensive directing and director of photography credits on documentaries, commercials, and music videos and branded content. His documentary work as a director of photography includes the Grammy-nominated 'Tom Dowd & the Language of Music', 'Once Upon a Time on South Beach', ' Hidden Rivers of the Maya and Blindsided'.
Location and screening schedule:
Europa cinema, Friday, October 22nd at 9.00
Tuškanac cinema, Friday, October 22nd at 16.00
Dokukino Croatia, Saturday, October 23rd at 19.00
Tuškanac cinema, Sunday, October 24th at 17.00