An uplifting trailer has debuted for Look to the Sky, the upcoming documentary that showcases the true stories of young people who demonstrated "the spirit of Superman," whether in life-threatening experiences, overcoming hurdles or helping their communities.
Beyond that, however, it examines the cultural meanings of Superman and his continuing relevance.
The work of filmmaker Brett Culp, whose Legends of the Knight screened in more than 100 cities and raised $75,000 for charity, Look to the Sky features interviews with inspirational young people, as well as experts in psychology, literature and superheroe stories, including Neil Gaiman and Paul Levitz.
"For many of us, the world seems very dark,” Culp said in a statement. “It’s easy to feel that noble heroes like Superman have vanished from the earth. We want to show that the hope this character embodies still exists, and we believe this heroic spirit is most clearly seen in the hearts of the heroic young people who are shaping the future. Our goal with Look to the Sky is to help renew our faith in tomorrow, for ourselves and our communities.”
Produced by the not-for-profit organization The Rising Heroes Project, Look to the Sky has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help complete production. The film is set for release in fall 2016.