THE GENTLE BEAR MAN OF EMO

A heartwarming story of how wild animals taught one broken man to be human again. In northwestern Ontario Michael Scheibler and his wife, Betty, bought 320 acres of land in the little town of Emo. Little did they know there was something unusual about this place. Animals started appearing, finding sanctuary here. Deer, raccoons, a wolf and then out of the wild they came…bears! Soon, Michael and the bears would develop a mutual trust in each other and he began to do the unthinkable. He began to feed the bears by hand. But this story is not what you expect. Bruised by tragedy Michael’s soul had plunged into a darkness that stole his humanity and clawed away at his dreams. But through this unexpected encounter with the bears Michael would see a light that lead him on a path to love and redemption. Experience a rare award winning film that will take you on a unpredictable journey and a surprise encounter with the power of redemption.

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Approximately 65 Minutes