Friday, August 14, 2020

2020 Best Of Covid Edition film: Hoan Alone

Hoan Alone by Aaron Johnson
Wisconsin (Milwaukee Premiere)
Running Time: 9 minutes
From 2018

Milwaukee’s Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge is the crown over Summerfest and has become one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. But it’s also a popular site for suicides. This animated documentary explores the issues of the bridge and suicide through three intimate interviews. Follow animator, Aaron Johnson, as he shares the stories of Dave, John, and Mary.

Director's Bio

After graduating from Columbia College Chicago in 1998, Aaron has gone on to a 20 year career in animation. Outside of his daytime professional work, Aaron has remained active in his independent film-making pursuits. Johnson has been recognized nationally for his independent animation including awards for animated television commercials.

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