Watch the trailer for the award winning film, Darius Goes West. Then check out the video below, or the blog to get a sense of the movement that this independent movie has become.
Added: January 14, 2010
In this video Darius shares the stage…well…with himself. He plays all the instruments and dances better than everyone of the crewmembers…
Added: September 24, 2008
Learn More about hosting a screening here: http://dgwknowaboutit.com/evitefinal/…
Added: August 18, 2008
Posted: October 15, 2016
As published in the editorial section of the Athens Banner Herald on Thursday, October 13th 2016:
Three hundred yards of sand separate Darius Weems and his wheelchair from the Pacific Ocean. We are with him – 11 friends holding two video cameras and a bedsheet we found in the back of our RV. Three thousand miles [...]
Posted: October 11, 2016
Friday, October 14th, 2016
Ebenezer Baptist Church West
205 N. Chase St.
Athens, GA 30606
Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park
3655 Atlanta Hwy.
Athens, GA 30606
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to www.dariusgoeswest.org or www.charleysfund.org.
We’re so grateful for all of your kind notes, posts, text messages and calls. It’s very heartening to see what an incredible impact Darius’s [...]
Posted: October 09, 2016
Please mourn with us DGW Fans.
Our beloved Darius Weems, age 27, passed away due to DMD-related cardiopulmonary failure. Concerned with a persistent cough, Darius’s sister, Maroneisha Robinson, helped him check into Athens Regional Medical Center on Friday morning. While visiting with a physician his symptoms progressed rapidly, and he was transferred, unconscious, to the [...]
Posted: September 19, 2016
Historic News! On the heels of Big Daddy’s 27th birthday, the first ever treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy has been approved by the FDA! If you’re a DGW fan, then you know we’ve literally been waiting a lifetime to say those words.
Many incredible DMD orgs have ushered in this momentous day. They’ve worked tirelessly to [...]
Posted: December 16, 2014
We are the proud recipients of one awesome holiday gift…
Darius Goes West is now streaming on Netflix!
You can help millions of people discover the film for the first time by simply adding a rating, recommending it to friends, leaving a comment on Netflix, or by adding it to your watch queue [...]
DGW is a registered 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization. All proceeds benefit Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research.