Harpooned Soul: The Jade Bell Story

Produced by : Qiujing Wong / Kimberley Buchanan

Directed by : Dean Easterbrook

Awards : Finalist – Best Director & Best Film: Documentary Edge NZ Festival (2011)

Festivals : Documentary Edge NZ Festival (2011); Sonoma International Film Festival (April, 2011)

Project Details

 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.

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.

I can save lives, but I can’t do it alone.

Jade Bell

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.

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