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‘Salt In My Soul’ is now available on Apple TV

CP24 Breakfast Toronto | January 26, 2022

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Salt In My Soul documentary film

Big Blend Radio | January 26, 2022

This episode of Big Blend Radio’s Quality of Life Show focuses on the documentary film SALT IN MY SOUL: THE ART OF DYING (Giant Pictures) which is based on the bestselling posthumously published memoir of the same name. It’s is a classic coming of age story about Mallory, a young woman figuring out how to live with cystic fibrosis which she was diagnosed with at the age of three. In her twenty five-year battle with the deadly disease, she carved out a life that most of us don’t come close to.

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Salt In The Soul: Living for the moment

Screenfish Online, Steve Norton | January 25, 2022

Salt in My Soul introduces the world to Mallory Smith, a young woman with cystic fibrosis who remains resolute in her desire to live a full life. Diagnosed at the age of three, Mallory entered into her twenty-five-year battle with the disease with ferocity, managing to spark joy wherever she went.

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Salt In My Soul

Worcester Magazine | January 25, 2022

Based on the bestselling posthumously published memoir, this documentary follows the journey of a young woman diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of 3.

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‘Salt In My Soul’ documentary sets on demand release

Broadway World TV, Michael Major | January 25, 2022

Based on the bestselling posthumously published memoir of the same name, Salt In My Soul is a documentary and classic coming of age story about a young woman figuring out how to live while dying. Mallory Smith was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of three.

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Salt In My Soul

Spectrum Culture, Joel Copling | January 25, 2022

It would be easy, perhaps, for a film to downplay the effect of illness upon both the sufferer and their loved ones. With Salt in My Soul, director Will Battersby dodges this impulse by virtue of having made a documentary about a person who confronted the effects of her illness, as well as the death that, at a certain point in the disease’s trajectory, seemed to be the inevitable end point.

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A Tribute to Mallory Smith

Tribuna Cultural | January 25, 2022

In his second documentary film, Will Battersby focuses his attention on Mallory Smith, who has suffered from cystic fibrosis in her short life. This is a genetic disease that produces mucus in the lungs and the damage caused by the infection progressively limits breathing ability, in addition to affecting the digestive system.

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Salt In My Soul

Ross Anthony | January 25, 2022

This is an engaging reminder of the preciousness of life, the beauty of those who love us, and the power each of us has to help others. Thank you Mallory for leaving us with your legacy, the world is a better place for your struggles and triumphs.

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Salt In My Soul | Will Battersby and Diane Shader Smith Interview [Exclusive]

LRM Online | January 24, 2022

After years of fighting cystic fibrosis, Mallory Smith succumbed to the disease at the age of twenty-five. However, she led a fulfilled life without regrets for more than twenty years as her story is chronicled in the inspirational documentary Salt in My Soul.

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Following Films Podcast: Will Battersby and Diane Shader Smith on ‘Salt In My Soul’

Following Films | January 24, 2022

Based on the posthumously published bestselling memoir of the same name, the film takes you inside the mind of a young woman who tries to live a full life while dying. Mallory Smith was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of three. In her twenty five-year battle with the deadly disease, she carved out a life that most of us don’t come close to.

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