Facing her sister’s terminal brain cancer, a record-setting cyclist fights back by taking on an infamous 3,000 mile race across the continent. Fueled by hope, the sisters confront the impossible in a race they cannot quit.
Presented at the Goethe-Institut 812 7th St NW, Washington, DC
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Maria Parker, the inspiring cyclist profiled in the film.
FILM SYNOPSIS: September 2012. JENNY 51, wife and mother of five leaves her physician’s office with a crushing diagnosis - stage IV brain cancer - a killer that takes most of its victims within 18 months. Her grief-stricken family and friends unite around her. Jenny’s sister MARIA, 50, a record-setting cyclist, fights back by entering an infamous 3000 mile race across the continent, inviting the world to join her in her mission to end brain cancer. Hope and love power the sisters as they struggle through parallel journeys.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
"This was a wonderful movie and I can not wait for it to catch on and affect the nation like it affected us all last night."
-Summer | Portland, OR
"I was kind of dragged to this movie by friends…...I LOVED this movie. I am on my way to producing 3000 works of art and deciding how the 3000 relates to a % for 3000 MILES FOR A CURE when each one sells."
-Emerson | Portland, OR
"The Hope premier was simply incredible tonight! Thanks for all your hard work….Brain cancer needs a cure! This movie was an amazing testimony."
-Julie | Charlotte, NC
"The movie was incredible...Thanks guys for what you are doing. I am certain this will go far and touch a lot of lives."
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