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THOMAS BENNETT

DOCUMENTARY | 5-10 MIN. | MENTAL HEALTH, MILITARY & VETERANS, PEOPLE OF COLOR

An intimate portrait of the filmmaker’s friend, Thomas Bennett, who lives on the fringes of society.

But What Does It Mean?

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Even when we feel that we have a sense of a film’s meaning, there is often more to uncover.

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Create a sound portrait of someone you love. While the cinematic portraiture in this film is stunning, the audio recordings of Thomas’s singing and stream-of-consciousness soliloquies were just as revealing as the visual portraits. Therefore, use your phone to record a loved one speaking, singing, carrying on with their day. At a later moment, listen to the audio recording together and discuss.

Meet the Filmmaker

ABOUT THE FILMMAKER

Nathan Honnold is a filmmaker currently located in Atlanta, Georgia. His films, fiction and non-fiction, often focus on characters on the fringes of society.

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WHY THEY MADE THE FILM

“This film was created to document the first year of my friendship with Thomas Bennett. As our relationship grew I knew Thomas represented someone in society who is often over looked or misjudged. I made this film to tell Thomas’ story and to highlight some of his favorite things in life.”

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