OC87 Recovery Diaries

Interview by Glenn Holsten

We recently posted a list of film festivals that feature works that align with our mission, and I began to think about the people behind the festivals, especially festival directors. I’m curious about their work, their passion and their commitment to this art form.

A few years back, OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s Movie screened at the Sprout Film Festival. It was a super affair, run by the energetic and enthusiastic Anthony Di Salvo. I called Anthony up recently to talk about his experiences with the Sprout Film Festival, and found out that Sprout is more — much more — than a once-a-year film festival. Here’s the interview.

Read it at: http://oc87recoverydiaries.com/sprout-film-festival/


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and despite great efforts from the staff, volunteers and our generous community of supporters, we have come to the disheartening realization that there is no viable way to continue with our travel and recreation programs.

As of June 30, 2021 we will no longer offer our travel and recreation programs and will be focusing exclusively on our film distribution service Sproutflix (www.sproutflix.org).