Title: Health Needs a Hero
Submitted by: Jen Ohlson, Film Director/Producer
Narated by Edward James Olmos
Video Length: 1 Minute, 50 Seconds
Health Needs a Hero is a powerful, inspirational documentary that takes an in-depth look at the root
of the issues surrounding the childhood obesity epidemic, the solutions to reverse the trends and a
call-to-action for each of us to take personal responsibility in bringing about positive change. Narrated by
Academy Award Nominee Edward James Olmos and told through the heart of Ashley Castoreno,
a recent graduate of an inner-city San Antonio, Texas high school and an all-star cast, key stakeholders and
model PE and Health programs from across the nation prove that one person really can make a difference.
The educational box set version of this movie includes:
full length, uncut movie (78 minutes long)
condensed student/class version of the movie (58 minutes long)
short presentation clips
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Health Needs a Hero Trailer from Jen Ohlson on Vimeo.
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