Selected by Oprah Winfrey for her Documentary Club on OWN, 65_RedRoses redefines the traditional scope of documentary film in an electronic age, leaving viewers with a new appreciation of life and the digital world. This personal and touching journey takes an unflinching look into the lives of Eva Markvoort and her two online friends who are all battling cystic fibrosis (CF) – a fatal genetic disease affecting the lungs and digestive system.
In September 2020 Shotglass Productions partnered with the Directors Guild of Canada and countless supporters including Vancouver General Hospital to host the 10th Anniversary Gala Screening of 65_RedRoses. The evening featured inspiring speakers including Eva’s thoracic surgeon Dr. John Yee, Juno award-winning singer Dan Mangan and a screening of the film. The screening raised over $30,000 for transplant research. To date the film has helped raise $3 million dollars for Cystic Fibrosis research.
June 1, 2020