Doc Soup Calgary - Official Selection, Hot Docs 2013|
Blood Brother: Steve Hoover | United States | 2013 | 93 min.
After enduring a traumatic upbringing, and dissatisfied with his life in Pittsburgh, Rocky Braat travelled to India as an aimless tourist. What he found there was redemption and the family he never had.
Directed by his longtime friend Steve Hoover, Blood Brother follows Rocky's journey and stature within the tiny village of Tamil Nadu, where he has lived for the past five years. An intimate portrait of family and love, Blood Brother profiles Rocky's relationship with a group of HIV-positive children in the village. Unlike other tourists that visit and leave, Rocky decides to stay behind and dedicate his life to the dispossessed and their families. With determination to become more than just a passing influence in their lives, Rocky's dedication to his family becomes an invaluable resource in the lives of many.
Wednesday, December, 4th 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas, 200 Barclay Parade SW
Hot Docs is honoured to partner with the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) for the fifth consecutive season of Doc Soup Calgary. Launching in November, and then running the first Wednesday of each month from November to April, Doc Soup Calgary brings six of the hottest docs to local audiences, often with a guest filmmaker in attendance to answer questions after the screening.
2013-14 Doc Soup Screenings:
November 6, 2013 - The Human Scale - Eau Claire Market (200 Barclay Parade SW)
December 4, 2013 - Blood Brother - Eau Claire Market (200 Barclay Parade SW)
January 8, 2014 - TBD - The Globe Cinema (617 8 Avenue Southwest)
February 5, 2014 - TBD -Eau Claire Market (200 Barclay Parade SW)
March 5, 2014 - TBD -Eau Claire Market (200 Barclay Parade SW)
April 2, 2014 - TBD -Eau Claire Market (200 Barclay Parade SW)
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Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas (View)
200 Barclay Parade Southwest
Calgary, AB T2P 4R5
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