After showing his work on "Connections Live," Ken Loechner sits down to discuss a terrifying diagnosis.



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Nathan Gotsch's award-winning documentary, A Change of Plans, introduces the audience to Ken Loechner, a freshman student at Ball State University who has just been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor. Told he has only "four or five years to live," Loechner reveals how this news has shifted his priorities and given him a new perspective from which to view life. He speaks of the myriad of emotions that he has been forced to grapple with, and in the end he emerges not only with a new zest for life, but a challenge to make an impact on the lives of others. Written by Anonymous

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Life has its own schedule.





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29 January 2001 (USA)  »

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Touching and True
7 February 2004 | by (Bloomington) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderfully made short film about the true ordeal of Ken Lochner. However, Nathan Gotsch takes much of the credit for things he did not even plan in this film. Andrew Choka and Ken Lochner developed lighting, sound, and camera schemes, while Gotsch shrewdly took all the credit.

If you can look past the personal formalities of the film, it truly is a touching piece of art. I highly recommend this if you can find a copy.

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