Sun Feb 24, 2019 – 12:00 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Directed by Aaron Johnson
U.S.A. | 9 min | 2018
Milwaukee’s Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge is the crown over Summerfest and has become one of city’s most recognizable landmarks. But it’s also a popular site for suicides. This animated documentary explores the issues of the bridge and suicide through three intimate interviews. Follow animator, Aaron Johnson, as he shares the stories of Dave, John, and Mary.
After graduating from Columbia College Chicago in 1998, Aaron has gone on to a 20 year career in animation. Outside of his daytime professional work, Aaron has remained active in his independent filmmaking pursuits. Johnson has been recognized nationally for his independent animation including awards for animated television commercials.