Butterfly Circus

"The winner of the 2009 Doorpost Film Festival is a beautiful period film by Joshua Weigel about hope and perseverance. A side show attraction with no arms and legs learns his worth."

At the height of the Great Depression, the showman of a renowned circus leads his troupe through the devastated American landscape, lifting the spirits of audiences along the way. During their travels they discover a man without limbs at a carnival sideshow, but after an intriguing encounter with the showman he becomes driven to hope against everything he has ever believed. Starring Eduardo Verástegui (Bella), Doug Jones (Pan's Labyrinth, Fantastic Four) and featuring the debut performance of Nick Vujicic.

This short film is only 20 minutes long. You can watch it here.

Connor Rosen, Nick Vujicic, Eduardo Verástegui

You might have seen this video online with Nick Vujicic where he gives a motivational talk to highschool students about the importance of perseverence.

3 comments:

  1. Gahh, tried not to cry but couldn't stop.

    --Sharry

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  2. I thought it was quite moving too!

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  3. it is simply breathtaking... I saw it last year and since then I am showing it to all my friends

    Anda Alexandra

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