Video of the Week: Story of a Sign
September 26, 2008 Leave a comment
I was in New York last week and I noticed how the homeless there just shake their change cups and never speak until spoken to. Very different than Portland.
And then when I got back, someone sent me this wonderful film called Historia de un letrero. Watch how, with a stroke of the pen, a stranger transforms the afternoon for another man in this emotionally stirring short film by Alonso Alvarez.
Dont read this until you see the film:
This film won the Cannes short film award. And I thought a while about just why this film strikes such a chord.
Here is my take:
For most of our lives, we are all the blind man who cannot see the beautiful day.