By: Erica Summers
Because He Is Awesome
“Little Hero” will have it’s Los Angeles premiere at 2016 LA Film Festival on June 6th. “Little Hero” is a short documentary film which is touching and deeply emotionally engaging. This film takes it deeply personal and reflective look at how six year old twins Avery and Xande perceives the world around them. Avery explains their unique and beautiful relationship from her perspective.
“LITTLE HERO” is a documentary that centers on the relationship between six year old twins Avery and Xander. At 18 months of age, Xander began to display typical signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder. However Avery does not view her brother as a special child, instead seeing him as a superhero. She believes he has “superpowers” and is very good at “helping people.” In the film, written, co-directed and co-produced by the twins’ mom, Jennifer Medvin, along with Marcus A. McDougald. Little Hero received the Special Jury Award for Documentary Short from the 2015 New Orleans Film Festival!
Little Hero is a beautifully done love letter that touches both the heart and soul.
Little Hero 10 mins
Directed by : Marcus A. McDougald & Jennifer Medvin
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