“As a major supporter of filmmaking for social change, I recommend you see this powerful film. The message will inspire you.”
-Jon Fitzgerald, Co-Founder, Slamdance Film Festival; Executive Director, Hollywood Film Festival
“Watch Friends of Mine. It’ll make you laugh, but you’ll also have to tell your buddy you just had something in your eye.”
-Adam Devine, Creator, Writer, Actor, “Workaholics”
“Eye-opening, touching, and inspiring…it will remind you what it means to love. Everyone should see this film!”
-Kelley Jakle, Actress/Singer, Pitch Perfect, “The Sing Off”
Friends of Mine is a feature-length documentary film that is available, in its entirety, for free, exclusively on Vimeo as of 3/4/15. It tells the story of two young men who must volunteer at a summer camp that serves individuals with developmental disabilities. While they begin their week at Camp ReCreation with little excitement and enthusiasm, they soon realize that their short time there just might change their lives. Friends of Mine has been promoted by numerous publications and notable organizations, such as Special Olympics, Autism Speaks, and the National Down Syndrome Society.
Directed by Matthew Palmer
Shot on the Canon C300 and the Aaton A-Minima Super 16mm camera by Edgar Dubrovskiy
Learn more or purchase the film at friendsofminefilm.com.