US, 2015, documentary, 98 min, dir: Chandler Wild
Sunday, May 22, 2016 | 2:15PM | TORONTO PREMIERE | TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX
To honour his deceased father’s love of the outdoors, Chandler Wild embarks on a 6,700-mile cycling journey from New York City to Alaska to name a mountain after him. The physical challenges along the way force Chandler to deal with the emotional realities of confronting his father’s suicide.
Ron Taylor: Dr. Baseball
Canada, 2015, documentary, 20 min, dir: Drew Taylor & Matthew Taylor
After winning world championships with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets, pitcher Ron Taylor gave up baseball for medicine following a life-changing tour of Vietnam. His life came full circle though as he became the team physician for the Toronto Blue Jays.