Winner > Best Feature Documentary
A compelling documentary revealing the resilience of Christine Ortoll as she confronts mental illness, addiction, and the transformative power of support. Through her personal journals and the unwavering dedication of her loved ones, witness a journey of hope and the creation of a meaningful legacy by her father.
Embark on a transformative journey with “One Second at a Time.” This extraordinary documentary follows Christine Ortoll’s battle against mental illness, addiction, and the deadly presence of fentanyl. This gripping film captivates and ignites vital conversations, and inspires positive change. Shedding light on urgent societal issues, it goes beyond personal struggles to uncover the broader challenges surrounding mental health and addiction. Join the movement towards a more compassionate and supportive world with One Second at a Time.
Tim SearfossDirector, Producer
Tim Searfoss, Daniel Fajardo-Writer
Director Biography – Tim Searfoss
Tim Searfoss was born in Caracas Venezuela. His previous film BREAK EVERY CHAIN won over 20 awards internationally. ONE SECOND AT A TIME: BATTLING THE MONSTER OF ADDICTION is already gaining international attention for its bold point of view and cinematic visuals in this powerful portrayal of a father and daughter’s battle with addiction.