Why She Smiles

Why She Smiles, a documentary directed by Caroline Sims, tells the inspirational story of Jamie Sorum, a young woman who is battling Huntington’s Disease. Huntington’s Disease is a fatal genetic disorder that deteriorates the physical and mental abilities of a person.

Why She Smiles is the true, inspirational story of 34-year old Jamie Sorum, who is battling Huntington's Disease. Huntington's Disease is a rare, fatal neurological disease with symptoms being described as having ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's all simultaneously. There is no cure. Why She Smiles brings awareness to the necessity of a cure, and highlights Jamie's unfaltering ability to face each day with hope, joy, and surpassing bravery.