Film Premiere and Fundraiser for Youth Music Studio and Mentoring Programme


Posted on 30 May 2013
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We’re delighted to announce that Harpooned Soul: the Jade Bell story premiered yesterday Wednesday (29 May) at the Fritz Movie Theatre on Salt Spring Island in BC, Canada.

Produced by the Borderless team and Directed by Dean Easterbrook, Harpooned Soul – the Jade Bell story captures the engrossing reality of a man who is fighting a heart-breaking and personal war against drug-addiction among youth.

The premiere event attracted a great crowd and door sales and donations received will now go towards creating a music recording studio and mentorship programme for youth on Salt Spring Island.

About the film – At 23, Jade made the life-changing choice to inject a near-fatal overdose of Cocaine and Heroin into his arm. Fifteen minutes of oxygen deprivation left Jade blind, mute and immobile. The Jade Bell Story unravels Jade Bell’s character and past life-choices; and travels to present day where Jade is fulfilling his own dream to empower kids with creativity over drugs with his own devastatingly beautiful demonstration of poetry and music.

Watch the trailer on the Borderless site