I was recently sent this email, and thought you all might be interested in the information:
DGW began in 2004, with me and some friends deciding to take our friend Darius on a cross-country road trip. Darius has Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a 100% fatal genetic disease that took his Darius's brother's life at age 19. The goal of our trip was to spread awareness for DMD and wheelchair accessibility across the country. With some help from friends and film majors at the University of Georgia, we documented our trip in a feature-length film. Last year, Darius Goes West won 28 film festival awards, making it the most cumulatively-awarded film of the year.