Family Theater Productions, a Ministry of Holy Cross Family Ministries is in the midst of releasing “40 Hours,” abeautiful short film for teens and families, based on true events. This modern story relates to scripture and the first Glorious Mystery of the Rosary,The Resurrection of Jesusand the promise of new life for those who take up their crosses and follow Him.
For her class, 16-year-old Cristina is assigned 40 hours of service at a charitable organization. She selects a soup kitchen, Andre Center, thinking she can butter some bread, chop some vegetables, hide in the kitchen and get this over with.
Rose, the veteran coordinator of Andre Center, insists that if Cristina is going to serve there, she must interact with the guests.
Cristina begins her assignment awkwardly but eventually befriends other volunteers and guests, including another teenager, Kat, a charismatic volunteer.
Kat and Cristina become quick friends even as Kat relapses into dangerous habits.