Filmmaker Couple Travels Cross Country Relying On Strangers' Kindness
What is the American dream? To filmmakers, Sarah Sellman and Greg Grano, it's to travel through 30 states in 60 days, staying with strangers along the way. The married duo has a zest for adventure and has set out to explore American culture, compassion, and fear by relying solely on the kindness of strangers to put a roof over their head each night.
American Bear, the film, explores trust, compassion, and America through the open hearts and open homes of people across the country. They documented each moment of their adventure to opens our minds to different areas of the country, people, class, and cultural 'norms.' They take time to get to know each person who invites them in and builds a beautiful story about cultural diversity. This magical film has received many awards including Winner of Audience Choice Award, Atlanta Docufest 2014 and Winner of American Documentary Filmfest, Film Fund Pitch 2012!