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(NewsUSA) – The award-winning documentary, “Adapting to Dive,” follows filmmaker David Marsh on a transformational journey. Marsh misplaced his son to an opioid overdose on Thanksgiving, one week earlier than he joined the non-profit group, Diveheart, on an adaptive scuba diving journey to Cozumel, Mexico.
The transferring and inspirational movie premiered on Might 18, 2022, in Diveheart’s hometown of Downers Grove, Illinois, and it has earned laurels from the Orlando Worldwide Movie Pageant and the Cine Paris movie pageant, and has been named an official choice for the Marina Del Ray movie pageant and the 2022 Impression DOCS awards.
Marsh didn’t share his son’s dying with the Diveheart group till the filming was accomplished, and solely after being requested by his new Diveheart buddies for his total impressions of the journey.
Marsh explains within the movie, “After going by way of this complete course of of making a movie, releasing it to the world, and seeing the response, what I’ve realized is that we’re all adapting to one thing in life. Diveheart and the adaptive divers confirmed me that we now have to study to undergo these difficult issues,” he says.
“It is very important stay constructive it doesn’t matter what occurs, as a result of it doesn’t matter what occurs, it solely issues what you do with what occurs that makes the distinction in your life,” he emphasizes. “Share your story, as a result of we’re all moved by listening to one other individual’s perspective. Every one in all us is a singular, particular person reflection of creation itself, so honor and admire your uniqueness. Give grace to others with persistence, as a result of, such as you, they’re additionally having to adapt to one thing in life,” he provides.
“When David and his brother Scott weren’t filming and interviewing contributors, they had been at all times busy serving to others. We had no thought what David was coping with mentally and emotionally after the sudden lack of his son,” says Diveheart founder and president Jim Elliott.
“The story that David has articulated by way of this movie is nothing wanting wonderful,” says Tinamarie Hernandez, Diveheart’s government director. “All through the movie you see the transformation that David skilled — a change that nobody realized was unfolding every day,” she provides.
Adapting to Dive is particularly highly effective in mild of the continuing opioid disaster that impacts so many households, and the movie’s inspiring messages of empathy, hope and therapeutic. Viewers will expertise the real themes of belief, adapting, problem, loss and love.
Based in 2001, Diveheart serves youth, veterans and others with bodily and cognitive disabilities, and trains instructors and divers of all talents in adaptive scuba. Adapting to Dive will be discovered on Amazon and different streaming companies and choose movie festivals world wide.
Go to diveheart.org for extra particulars.