little man (2005)
Description: Nicholas is born 100 days too early and weighs only one pound. From his frog-like legs dangle blood pressure cuffs the size of band-aids. His heart is the size of a cashew. 'little man' is the story of how a micro-preemie brought a family to its knees. Throughout his struggle for life, so struggle filmmaker Nicole Conn and and political activist Gwen Baba to keep their family from disintegrating under the unrelenting stress and chaos of hospitals, emergency medical crisis and a crushing blow to trust. The film explores the core of the human spirit as a family realizes that they are capable of enduring the unthinkable. Through dedication, love and commitment to the sheer force that is family, the miracle of life extends its hand to all of us. Do we choose to grab on?
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