Today, Ironheart Productions released the debut trailer for their documentary, HEART: Flatline to Finish Line. Theirs is the first feature-length documentary “to capture the heart of Ironman triathlon”.
HEART: Flatline to Finish Line follows six individuals who suffered heart disease as they work towards finishing an Ironman triathlon.
Director David Watkins was inspired to create the film based on his own experience, having flatlined on his heart surgery operating table for five minutes. Watkins was inspired to complete an Ironman after he survived his near-fatal congenital heart defect and a subsequent stroke.
According to the documentary’s website, “This is the story of 6 survivors daring to take on an improbable feat and prove to the world they still have the heart to overcome any obstacle that gets in their way.mThis feature-length documentary will take you on a journey of despair and triumph, of sacrifice and glory. Featuring original music by indie darling Cloud Cult, and interviews with some of the biggest names in endurance sport and cardiology, it will inspire you to examine your own life and encourage you to fill it full of HEART.”
The website also announced that the documentary has been selected for the All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival taking place from April 14th to 17th, 2016.