Her Unlikely Kin

Her Unlikely Kin

$15 (*Film Block)

Documentary Short

15 Minutes

Story. Told. Productions

Sarah Rassi is running out of options. She needs a bone marrow transplant and her only match on the registry is a troubled war veteran, Peyton Sinclair. Can Peyton overcome his own battles with PTSD to step up and save Sarah’s life? Her Unlikely Kin tells the story of two strangers, who by genetic chance, can offer each other a new lease on life.

Kenneth Raimondi – Director

Ken grew up in Connecticut and was always interested in story telling. He graduated from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in 1999 while still finishing High School but realized that he wanted to experience something more before locking down a career choice. After graduating from High School, he joined the Air Force and spent the next 13 years traveling the world.  He served as a helicopter crew chief, honor guardsman, and recruiter until finally settling in on what he did best, story telling.Ken spent the last 7 years of his career as a broadcaster telling the Air Force and NATO story while serving in Korea,

Ken spent the last 7 years of his career as a broadcaster telling the Air Force and NATO story while serving in Korea, Texas and Afghanistan. He earned top honors in the Department of Defense for his innovative interactive documentary project called “30 Days Through Afghanistan”.  In 2011, Ken’s life took a dramatic turn. He was diagnosed with a rare disease called Aplastic Anemia. The bone marrow failure disorder eventually led him to a bone marrow transplant and he was forced to leave active service. Ken knew he wanted to continue to tell stories. He started Story. Told. Productions and enrolled in the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Film program.  Now four years post-transplant, Ken is healthy and has finished his first short film, Her Unlikely Kin, currently on the film festival circuit. He lives in Schertz Texas with his wife and two kids.

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