“Soar” is a 60-minute documentary work in progress about two sisters, Keira and Uriah and their love of dance. Keria is a quadruple amputee who embraces the challenges of her disability with her younger sister Uriah’s love and support to devote her talents to perform. The filmmaker Susan Hess Logeais of Hot Flash Films is raising the finishing funds on a Kickstarter campaign for a live concert finale for the documentary for crew, marketing, postproduction and music licensing. The dancing sisters have been embraced by the Portland professional dance community who will participate in a concert that will serve as the documentary's finale. The documentary has a fiscal sponsor Women Make Movies that allows for tax-deductible donations. The sisters of “Soar” who by sharing their journey in a documentary sends a heartfelt message about spiritual and physical challenges and triumph of what is possible with spirit and family. The novelist Gloria Naylor inspired us to know, “Not only is your story worth telling, but it can be told in words so painstakingly eloquent that it becomes a song”. Or a dance.
Update : After almost reaching their funding goal on Kickstarter (90% was raised) ,the girl's have a campaign on Seed & Spark . Fly!