A Helping Paw
Directed by Faith Cox
This short film tells the stories of two people partnered with service dogs as well as a service dog trainer in a series of three vignettes. Each story takes a closer look at these incredible animals and how they impact the lives of those around them.
Middle Coast Film Festival Bloomington, Indiana Orlando Film Festival Orlando, Florida Big Mini Media Festival Richmond International Film Festival Richmond, Virginia
Betsan Morris Evans / World Cinema, Youth / UK / 2016 / Compassion, Family, Youth / 90 minsA feel-good, heart-warming film set in Yorkshire in 1977 about an adolescent boy's big summer after leaving school. It's about a boy and a dog, class and ambition, first love, and above all, family. The story exemplifies the unique healing that each creature can promote on one another and the lessons it teaches about love and commitment. Preceded by “A Helping Paw” a short doc that shares the stories of two people partnered with service dogs as well as a service dog trainer. Q&A with Film Rep Adrian Roup.
Preceded by: A Helping Paw