Walter: Lessons from the World’s Oldest People with director Hunter Weeks in person


After an encounter with Walter Breuning, the World’s Oldest Man, Hunter Weeks and his fiancée Sarah, embark on an adventure to meet the oldest people in the world, including some of the people born in the 1800s. Capturing the extraordinary lives of people 110 years or older, including World’s Oldest Person, Besse Cooper of Georgia, the couple’s journey sheds light on what is truly important in life. Traveling across the United States, Cuba, and Italy, Hunter and Sarah explore life’s lessons, connecting us through the stories of several living supercentenarians and the families that support them. Walter takes viewers on a marvelous journey, a story of perseverance and purpose, meditations on love and life. (Dir. by Hunter Weeks, 2013, USA, 84 mins., Not Rated) Digital
Festivals: BendFilm

About Hunter Weeks
Hunter Weeks has directed and produced six feature films, including the award-winning documentaries Ride the Divide (2010), 10 MPH (2007) and Where the Yellowstone Goes (2012). He is also the author of the 10 MPH DIY Manual, which discusses unique PR, marketing, and distribution insights on how to distribute indie films both digitally and conventionally without a major distributor. Hunter is a contributor and consultant with Workbook Project and has spoken on his achievements in distributing and marketing films at various major film events, including the Sundance Film Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, The Conversation, and DIY Days.

Support for this film provided by Pima Council on Aging