Love Is Out There

Love Is Out There is a short film created by four dynamic students from Boston University's Hothouse Productions, and was awarded runner up in the 2016 American Academy of Neurology Film Festival.

Love Is Out There is an education and awareness campaign about Frontotemporal Degeneration, caregiving, and taking the power back from rare disease. Katie Brandt is an advocate who lost her husband to FTD, and she is not letting FTD have the final word in her family's story. With a focus on resiliency, Katie aims to connect with caregivers, provide education about FTD, and raise funds towards research and a cure. Katie wants to share her story with a wider audience. Please contact Katie if you are interested in featuring her story through your media outlet. Contact Katie and learn more at
Produced by Hothouse Productions

  • Ghita Benslimane
  • Grace Michaud
  • Laura Goodfriend
  • Michael Faller
  • Katie Brandt
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    250 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Codec: H.264, Res 1920x1080
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • American Academy of Neurology Neuro Film Festival
    Minneapolis, MI
    United States
    February 1, 2016
    2016 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
    Runner Up
Director Biography - Ghita Benslimane

Ghita Benslimane is a video journalist and a graduate of Boston
University’s film and television program, where she produced short
films such as “An Uprooting: The Life of an Immigrant” and “Love is
Out There,” in coordination with BU’s Hothouse Productions. Today,
Ghita lives in New York City in pursuit of a master’s degree in social
journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. You can follow
her on Twitter @GhitaTweets.

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