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My Turtle Power

Embark on a fan’s personal journey as she unveils her enduring passion for the 2012 ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ series.


Kim Garian’s short documentary is a heartfelt and nostalgic exploration of her unwavering fandom for the 2012 Nickelodeon animated television series ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Shot entirely on 16mm film, the home-video style adds a charming and authentic touch to Garian’s personal tribute to the beloved series.

The film delves into Garian’s obsession and love for the 2012 iteration of the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, despite the franchise’s earlier incarnations dating back to the 1980s. Through narration, Garian takes the audience on a journey through her extensive collection of memorabilia and showcases her artistic expressions, including drawings that capture the essence of the characters.

One of the film’s highlights is Garian’s sharing of personal photographs from her attendance at comic conventions, where she excitedly recounts meeting the voice cast and co-creator, Kevin Eastman. These moments provide an intimate glimpse into the fan experience and the meaningful connections that can be forged with the creators of cherished works.

The overall tone of the documentary is endearing and sweet, portraying Garian’s deep emotional connection to the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’. While the film may not appeal to everyone, like-minded fans will undoubtedly appreciate and resonate with this nostalgic journey into the world of a devoted fan. Kim Garian successfully captures the universal essence of fandom, making her personal film a relatable and enjoyable watch.

My Turtle Power Short Film


Runtime: 7 min
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