From Grief to Gratitude (2016)

Inspired by Debbie Savigliano's book of the same name, this new documentary examines how one woman's grief over the sudden and tragic death of her niece turned into a life mission that has ended up helping so many others.

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Jason O'Brien

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Debbie Savigliano Debbie Savigliano ... Herself
Vanessa Andricola Vanessa Andricola ... Herself
Maria Libero Maria Libero ... Herself
Gabriella Michael Gabriella Michael ... Herself
Mike Savigliano Mike Savigliano ... Himself
Michael Savigliano Jr. Michael Savigliano Jr. ... Himself
Liz Tarter Liz Tarter ... Herself
AnneMarie Cristino AnneMarie Cristino
Leonard Solomon Leonard Solomon ... Himself
George Sewell George Sewell ... Himself
Anthony Pasquale Anthony Pasquale ... Himself
Patricia Tanski Patricia Tanski ... Herself
Janice Seagle Janice Seagle ... Herself
Annette Destralo Annette Destralo ... Herself
Jill Simmermon Jill Simmermon ... Herself
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Inspired by Debbie Savigliano's book of the same name, this new documentary examines how one woman's grief turned into a life mission that has ended up helping so many others through their grief and difficulties. On August 24, 2010, Debbie's 21 year old niece Bianca was walking to her job at a child care center in Edison, New Jersey, when she was struck and killed by a motorist. At Bianca's viewing, Debbie made a commitment to her niece that Bianca's love for children would not die with her. Within 2 months, she established "Bianca's Kids" in Bianca's name. To date, Bianca's Kids has granted over 13,000 wishes which have helped foster care children, homeless children, hard working single mothers, and so many others. The documentary not only examines Debbie's journey through grief, but also how others that have been impacted by Bianca's Kids have worked through their grief and emerged through tragedy. It's something that impacts every single person at one time or another, and the film ... Written by Jason O'Brien

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Documentary | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Edison, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Budget:

$5,000 (estimated)
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Fast Lane Productions See more »
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