UnLonely Film Festival 5
Every Christmas, Bruce Mertz lights up the neighborhood with the 50,000 lights covering his house.
Watch this video to explore the film’s meaning and major themes a bit more. Talking with others about a shared arts experience can enrich our perspectives. Share your thoughts in the comment section, below!
Meet the Filmmaker
What is their why?
“I grew up down the street from Bruce (Mr. Christmas) and his spectacular light setup was always a major highlight of my family’s holiday celebrations every year.”
Nick Palmer is currently living in Los Angeles, working as a screenwriter.
Can you think of a time when sharing one of your creations–a piece of writing, drawing, meal, craft or gardening project–has brought people together in a particularly joyful way? We all can probably use a touch of more joy in our lives these days, is there something you can plan for a group of others?
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A hilarious, heart warming docu-drama about a group of elderly women who form a Spice Girls tribute band to earn a quick buck when one friend can’t pay the bills. 11:12 minutes.
An elderly man gets a visit from his childhood best friend, who appears to him as a teenager. 10:36 mins.
Sticks and Stones
A man sorts through the debris of his childhood, seeking help to untangle the differences between his own anxiety and depression, and the impact of toxic masculinity.
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I really appreciated this movie and the remembering how “ Mr Christmas “ turned his sadness at his wife’s death to do good for others with lights! It has made so many happy!