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High, Fast and Wonderful (2003)

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Is it really possible to distance oneself from the physical realities of death and still expect to enjoy the physical wonders of life? Filmmaker Maryanne Galvin found herself in the vortex ... See full summary »

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Is it really possible to distance oneself from the physical realities of death and still expect to enjoy the physical wonders of life? Filmmaker Maryanne Galvin found herself in the vortex of life's downside: two cancer surgeries in 6 months; laid off one job and facing uncertainty about future employment; another 40 something birthday and the sense of time moving swiftly; and the sudden death of dear friend. In a very vulnerable emotional state, Galvin contemplated joining the circus but quickly realized she had no marketable skill to offer that venue. Instead, she focused her energy on an unsuspecting Catholic priest, Fr. Gerry Hogan, The National Circus Chaplain, and decided he'd make a fine subject for her next film. This turned out to be an emotional watershed. Galvin, a "lapsed Catholic" then sought solace in her faith-but in the most unlikely places: amongst Circus clowns, champion race car drivers and civil war refugees on Nantucket Island. Under the protective wing of her ... Written by Maryanne Galvin

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Tracking ministries serving "People On The Move," the film probes the hopes, fears and faith of a diverse flock who exist at that place where peril and pleasure intersect. Daredevil circus clowns, champion race car drivers and migrant workers reveal to Dr. Galvin that even the briefest encounter can inspire relief from life's ups and downs.

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Actress Ashley Judd and her race car driver husband were married by Phil DeRea and are featured in this documentary about creating community at the race track. See more »

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