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I’m An Athlete

Alex Hoelscher
Running Time:5:04 minutes
Event Date(s)
9:45 AM EST
Saturday, November 10
4:15 PM EST
Sunday, November 11
Jengo's Playhouse

Director: Alex Hoelscher
Cam Op: Nick Cocuzza
Story Editor: Will Carrington
Executive Producer: JP Barfield
Cast: Bryson Dowdy

Bryson Dowdy was born with spina bifida, but that hasn’t stopped him from playing sports any chance he gets. Bryson falls in love with sled hockey at a young age, and his family decides to create a league of their own, since access to adapted sports is still so limited in most parts of the country.

Screening in: Fiddlehead Shorts


Alex is a commercial director and cinematographer who lives in Wilmington, NC. His previous feature length documentary “Under the Mask” screened at Cucalorus in 2017.