The girls will both receive Maverick Awards during the Cinequest Film Festival on March 12th. Bethany with receive the special Life of a Maverick Award and AnnaSophia will be honored with Cinequestâ€™s Emerging Maverick Award.
Soul Surfer tells the true, inspirational story of Bethany Hamilton. Bethany (played by Robb) fought to return to the ocean and surfing after losing an arm in a shark attack at the young age of thirteen.
The film will screen at the Cinequest Film Festival on March 12th @ 7:15PM at the California Theater in San Jose.
Soul Surfer opens nationwide on April 8, 2011. Congrats AnnaSophia and Bethany!