What Makes Something Valuable? When Your Hopes Are Fulfilled, You’ll Know.

When times change, we often throw things out. We don’t see even a future use, and so lose hope. One man, who sees hope, and lives out his conviction, taking other’s discarded goods in an effort to live out his belief, and in so doing bring incredible hope and life to a faithless, drought-ridden old town.

An empty water bottle isn’t very useful in the middle of the desert, and no one owns a snowboarding jacket in Saudi Arabia. So it goes with all things – not many Eskimos own a pair of swimming trunks, either. So when times change, we often throw things out. We don’t see even a future use, and so lose hope. This short film by a team of animators at Kansas City Art Institute picks apart just such a situation – one man, who sees hope, and lives out his conviction, taken other’s discarded goods in an effort to live out his belief, and in so doing bring incredible hope and life to a faithless, drought-ridden old town. Check out “Dried Up” below!