MY HERO Celebrates Valentines Day | February 14
Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14. This celebration has a long history that has evolved over the centuries: from pagan and Christian festivals in ancient times, to a celebration of loved ones and romance in modern times.
For Valentine's Day, MY HERO features films demonstrating different kinds of loving relationships, not just romantic ones, and diverse expressions of love.
Films about Loving Relationships
The Love Has No Labels campaign challenges us to open our eyes to our bias and prejudice and work to stop it in ourselves, others and institutions.
Eric weighed 340 pounds, had high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and Type II Diabetes. His doctor told him he had 5 years to live. Then he met Peety—and everything changed.
A touching story that reminds us not to be limited by preconceived notions. 2010 winning college student film directed by Black Panther director, Ryan Coogler.
More MY HERO Art and Stories to Celebrate Valentine's Day
Marcus, who has ADHD and autism, found Lovey at summer camp, and they became best friends for the rest of Lovey's life.
American WWII pilot Gail Halvorsen got the nickname "The Candy Bomber" and "Uncle Wiggly Wings" for routinely dropping candy for the children of West Berlin, an operation he called "Little Vittles."
Ella Giaime battled SJIA for one year of her life and was diagnosed at the age of four. She loved playing sports, socializing with friends, and spending her time cousins and family.
Learn about a New Hero Every Day of the Year: Visit the MY HERO Calendar
Share Your Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program
Outstanding essays submitted to MY HERO will be considered for a certificate/t-shirt prize or be featured on the Story Homepage.
Students can submit their films for free with a waiver to the MY HERO International Film Festival.
Artwork curated by MY HERO Arts Education and Gallery director Victoria Murphy.
Organizer created on 1/31/2010 1:26:54 PM by Amanda Molinaro
Last edited 2/9/2020 3:20:53 AM by Shannon Luders-Manuel