MY HERO People's Choice Ballot
Great classroom activity to explore the theme of heroism: Watch these short hero films and vote for your favorite! Total viewing times for all films is 30 minutes. YOU MAY ONLY VOTE FOR ONE

Voting period OCTOBER 12 - NOVEMBER 5, 2017

MY HERO PEOPLE’S CHOICE BALLOT - TEACHERS GUIDE: myhero.com/peopleschoice-guide

Learn more about the MY HERO Film Festival: myhero.com/filmfestival

Reunited: A Short Film about Music and the Human Spirit
In this uplifting short film, directed by Max Thurlow and Nick Trumble, Noisey meets 93 year old jazz pianist Edward Hardy. Ed was given a new lease of life and relief from dementia and depression, when his care home discovered he was a talented pianist in his younger days. They reunited him with his ex-band members for a special performance, which proved the power of music for people suffering cognitive disorders.
Saving Sight
Almost 300 million people are visually impaired. Saving Sight captures the altruistic work of ophthalmologist Dr. Anthony Aldave in Vietnam. The film chronicles Dr. Aldave’s journey to two hospitals where he performs and teaches cornea transplant surgery, restoring sight to impoverished people.
Township Hero
A nine year old boy, Lukhanyo, from a township in South Africa spends his days rescuing sick animals against all odds.
Velo Visionaries - Alicia Tapia
In Episode 3 of Velo Visionaries, we talk/ride with Alicia Tapia, creator of Bibliobicicleta, a free library on wheels that can be found weekly in The Panhandle in San Francisco. Alicia is also the librarian and digital literacy instructor at De Marillac Academy in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco, and a Zen practitioner.
My Haggan Dream
On the island of Saipan, a young girl's mysterious dream about a haggan, or green sea turtle, leads her to investigate the sea turtles that live around her home. Join her adventure to find turtles, which leads to a wonderful birthday wish.
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