A starving musician Finn Faber (Tyler Shaw) gets a temporary job as a therapeutic clown at a hospital entertaining sick kids. He is assigned a 9 year-old leukemia patient: Sophia Hill (Sadie Munroe). Finn soon learns that Sophia coming into his life was no coincidence, but an important lesson he needed to learn before making a big step forward in life.
A transient road film featuring an array of young drifters wandering throughout the U.S. with varying degrees of purpose, or lack-thereof , “States” is a multifaceted meditation on freedom – via Twain, Kerouac, Altman, Linklater... - and an outsider's love letter to America and the searchers of its endless highways.
Follow musician Andrew Cole as he puts together a star-studded cast for a song to combat bullying. Along the way he tracks down celebrities, experts, and ghosts from his own past to go beyond the tropes of today’s anti-bullying campaigns and get to the heart of the issue. One by one Andrew’s heroes come on board to lend their support: Slash, Ozzy Osbourne, Lemmy, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Roberts, Robbie Krieger, Steve Vai, Chad Smith, Lights, Patrick Stewart, Jane Lynch, and more.
“It’s the end of the road and people at the end of their line come to Lund.”
Follow this real life group of American war resisters and free-spirited Canadians escaping conformity and comfort for greener pastures. Not only did this eclectic group of dreamers, artists and intellectuals find Lund, Canada, they accidentally found each other.
Overeducated, underemployed and ill-equipped, this adventurous crew finds love, shares lovers and experiments with everything! Not always a Utopia, the film follows their evolution from dropouts to community leaders and is filled with vintage film, photographs, original artwork and music created by those who were there.
Even if you have never peed in an outhouse or attended a home birth, you are going to want to see this film!