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Having the "Time of My Life"

In her first documentary film, Time of My Life, Simcha Esther (Shari) Gershan shares her very personal story of hope, healing and spirit in the face of life threatening illness.

Diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer, Simcha Ether, a vivacious mother of 4 young children, embarks on a relentless quest to heal her life. Her story takes us on a rich and rewarding journey from the depths of despair to the heights of joy. Inspiring thousands worldwide to join her odyssey through an online journal, she discovers a profound relationship with herself, humanity and G-d.

Set in the world of Orthodox Judaism, and against the backdrop of the NY Metro area, the feature length documentary captures the journey as Simcha Esther transforms her life as a cancer patient through humor, creativity and insight. Her raw authenticity and joie de vivre inspires thousands to join her as she navigates the physical, emotional and spiritual pathways to G-d, growth and healing.

In a world thirsting for hope, inspiration and spiritual connection, this film highlights the courageous story of one woman and her lifeline to Heaven. Anyone whose life is touched by cancer or any serious challenge will be uplifted and inspired by her story.

Time of My Life from Tsvika on Vimeo.

To learn more about the film, “Time of Your Life” and its inspiring heroine, check out the website. The movie premieres October 22, 2009 at Symphony Space on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City.

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