Andy Irons: Kissed By God

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Fathom Events, The Orchard, and Teton Gravity Research International bring the untold story of world champion surfer, Andy Irons, to cinemas nationwide in Kissed By God. Kissed by God is a film about bipolar disorder and opioid addiction as seen through the life of three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons. Andy struggled with the same demons that millions of people worldwide battle with daily. Andy was an incredible presence on the world stage as the "People's Champion." He was the pride of Hawaii and revered around the world for his blue collar rise to fame and success. However, many were unaware of his internal battles that led to his demise. As the opioid crisis rises to a national emergency in the United States, the untold story of Andy's life serves to tear down the myths associated with these two ferocious diseases. Featuring a special introduction, this special one-night event also includes a Q&A with top experts in the field of opioid addiction and bipolar disorder.

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  • Fans will appreciate the elegy, but the film doesn't have as much crossover potential as it might have.

    Dec 6, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Awe-inspiring and emotional, "Andy Irons: Kissed by God" ably strikes a balance between a standard sports doc and a biography of a man whose internal battles were as challenging as his competition.

    May 24, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Kissed by God has echoes of Amy as it chronicles the scope of Andy's career as a surfer to give audiences the full shaker of the cocktail that killed him.

    Jun 3, 2019 | Full Review…
  • From the Irons estate to directors Steve Jones and Todd Jones, this documentary deserves my very first perfect score here on Film Threat...

    Feb 6, 2019 | Rating: 10/10 | Full Review…
  • Watching Andy conquer waves is exciting thanks to Fathom Events, The Orchard, Directors Steve and Todd Jones' Teton Gravity Research International for this untold story of a world champion surfer, to cinemas nationwide.

    Jul 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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