Voices: Soul Surfer
Reception to Follow
USA, 2011, 100 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Action/Adventure, Drama, Sports, Womens Issues
Wednesday March 9 at 7 PM with actress AnnaSophia Robb and subject Bethany Hamilton in-person and reception to follow. Introduced by Natalie Tysdale and Dee Chirafisi.
Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith. The film features an all-star cast, including AnnaSophia Robb and Helen Hunt, with Carrie Underwood in her film debut, and Dennis Quaid. In the wake of this life-changing event that took her arm and nearly her life, Bethany’s feisty determination and steadfast beliefs spur her toward an adventurous comeback that gives her the grit to turn her loss into a gift for others.
Sponsored by: Tribal Girls
In Cooperation with: Pomegranate Place
Reception Presented by:
Website: http://www.friendsofbethany.com/(Note not the film’s website but Bethany’s foundation)
World Vision: http://www.worldvision.org/content.nsf/getinvolved/help-raise-awareness
DIRECTOR: Sean McNamara
Principal Cast: AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, Carrie Underwood