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Buffalo Dreamers Sought for Film

By Joyce Kryszak

Buffalo, NY – Documentaries often explore what's wrong in the world. But one film maker wants to tell a more inspirational story. And Western New Yorkers are being asked to help tell it by sharing their dreams.

Josh Golder was just fifteen years old when he got the idea for his first film. But "True Guts" wasn't an action adventure or a horror story. The gritty, true story chronicled the challenges that Golder and others face who live with Crohn's disease.

Golder said the film was shown around the world and embraced by thousands as life changing. And that inspired him to help others tell their stories too.

His new project - "Let Your Dream Begin" -will choose two people from each of six cities. In Buffalo, Golder said he is looking for two very unique inspirational dreams.

The first is a man in his forties who has had a life-changing experience and dreams of establishing an organizations to help others coping with the same problem.

The second would be a terminally ill woman in her twenties or thirties who dreams of leaving a legacy.

Golder said they have had a lot of people apply in other cities who were interested in an American Idol kind of experience.

He said that is clearly not what this is all about.

So, Golder said they will take time to make sure they have just the right dreamers.

The people who are selected will be given a camera and asked to keep a video journal of their life over the course of a year. Golder said there will be on site production help whenever they need it.

You can find out more about the film project and how to apply by going to the web site at letyourdreambegin.com

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