Award of Excellence – “Broken” (USA)

Title: Broken
Runtime: 7 min
Country: USA
Director: Simon Perkins
Placement: Award of Excellence 
Competition: June, 2019

Synopsis: After losing his leg to cancer as a young adult, Jon Wilson struggled with the emotions of feeling broken. Challenging himself in the outdoors presented a possible remedy. Today, crutching up and skiing down mountains at night provides a distinct backdrop for Jon to explore, accept, and embrace the idea of “brokenness,” allowing him to find a more sincere, genuine and honest connection with life.