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Darius Goes West

Darius Goes West -Film Benefit
Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Runs 3 : 00

Where would you go if you had never left home before?
Where would you go if time was running out?

Darius Weems is a teenager with a fatal form of muscular dystrophy.
He expects to die before his mid-twenties.

His best friends – a group of a dozen young men – decide to take him on a cross-country road trip. A real test of how accessible America is for the wheelchair bound.

They also plan to infiltrate a reality TV show set.

A documentary film called - Darius Goes West - is about the trip, and a is feature of the Longbaugh Alternative Film Festival.

Director Logan Smalley and Festival Director David Walker spoke with KBOO.

Darius Goes West will be screened as a benefit to help further research into the disease, Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy.

3:01 minutes (2.77 MB)


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