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Hoan Alone

Directed by Aaron Johnson
Documentary Short
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.

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Hoan Alone - Aaron JohnsonAaron Johnson

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.

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Hoan Alone

Film Information

Director: Aaron Johnson
Country: U.S.A.
Year: 2018
Language: English
Runtime:  9 min
Rated: R


Producer: Aaron Johnson
Animator: Aaron Johnson

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