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Sheldon Candis explores The Subculture of Real Life Superheroes

We’ve seen the RLSH phenomenon explored in dramatic films like Kick-Ass and Super, but now Filmmaker 25 New Face director Sheldon Candis looks at it in the form of a documentary short. Here, executive produced by Ashton Kutcher for Thrash Lab’s Subculture Club series and based on San Diego’s XTreme Justice League, is The Subculture of Real Life Superheroes.

From the press release:

“Superheroes are for both children and adults. With so many varying characters there is at least one superhero everyone can take a liking to. We heard about these guys that live their lives playing the role of superhero, but we didn’t really understand why they did it; if it was because of their love and appreciation for superheroes or to actually protect their communities. So with Candis’ help, we explored a community of Real Life Superheroes in San Diego and got a glimpse into their lives and the behaviors that make them superheroes in real life.” – Thrash Lab

“It’s an honor to work with the Xtreme Justice League, they are a special group of Activists who faithfully give of themselves to protect and guard the city of San Diego,” commented Sheldon Candis. “I’m excited for the world to experience the continued story of Mr. Xtreme and the Real Life Superheroes movement.”

Candis’s debut feature, LUV, opens in theaters January 18.

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