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2007 FESTIVAL FILMS

Mount Shasta International Film Festival


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USA 2005 • Directed by Dani Menkin • Documentary • 70 minutes

“39 Pounds of Love” is the inspirational and humorous true story of
a remarkable man and a remarkable journey. Ami Ankilewitz was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) -- an extremely rare and often fatal form of muscular atrophy that severely limits his physical growth and movement. Ami, who weighs only 39 pounds, works in Israel as a 3D animator creating a beatiful love story. His zest for life make this film a heart-felt and beautiful study of how a human being can create and love. This is a deeply emotional film.

Coming Attractions Theatre 1, Mount Shasta
Saturday, October 13 6:16 pm - 7:32 pm

College of the Siskiyous, Weed - Ford Theater
Sunday, October 14 3:15 pm - 4:31 pm

G All Ages T Subtitles



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