2015 & 2016: The founder of Polar Bear Wins, Ian Christopher Goodman, co-directed and edited this documentary that offers a precious glimpse into his daily life with his friend Akamatsu. Akamatsu is paraplegic and has cancer. But far from suffering, he is savoring life with Ian's help. Akamatsu's determined spirit is potently inspiring.
The film screened at New York City's First Annual Cat Film Festival in 2017. It was a thrilling experience! The film was even featured in The New York Times!